idea quotes

The whole idea of a stereotype is to simplify. Instead of going through the problem of all this great diversity - that it's this or maybe that - you have just one large statement; it is this.Chinua Achebe

The idea of investing in the positivity of employees is often low down on companies' priority lists.Shawn Achor

I remember being in Hollywood at the age of 16 and marveling at the stars. The idea of being part of it never entered my mind. It was too far-fetched.Bryan Adams

I was only 11 when we filmed the pilot. The idea of a rapper being a star on a sitcom just wasn't heard of.Tatyana Ali

Where story comes from, I don't know. I know that I become obsessed with something. An idea, an image, a person, the way a person talks. And then something starts happening that I can't explain, and it has a lot to do with language.Dorothy Allison

I'm driven by the idea of characters and the song-cycle form is similar to a musical.Tori Amos

I've always been interested in the idea of space exploration. When I was younger it was just a dream, but the theory of rockets being able to travel through space was very much alive. I found it very exciting.Gerry Anderson

My idea of managing is giving the ball to Tom Seaver and sitting down and watching him work.Sparky Anderson

I had no idea where these kids at a small private college in the San Fernando Valley were coming from, why they were coming to hear me, or what they needed to know.David Antin

I love the big fresh starts, the clean slates like birthdays and new years, but I also really like the idea that we can get up every morning and start over.Kristin Armstrong

There is in every madman a misunderstood genius whose idea, shining in his head, frightened people, and for whom delirium was the only solution to the strangulation that life had prepared for him.Antonin Artaud

I've never particularly liked the idea of looking back; I'd rather look forward.Jane Asher

You can hear some artists, hear five of their albums and still have no idea who they are. But if you've heard most of what I've recorded, you know me. You go from 'Honesty' to 'Going Through Hell' - you can listen to the hits, and they pretty much reflect who I am. 'Take a Back Road' is the same thing.Rodney Atkins

From the beginning, the series has been story driven - I began with a story idea - but research feeds it.Jean M. Auel

From the beginning, when I first got an idea for a story and wondered if I could write it, it has always been the story that has driven me.Jean M. Auel

The idea led me into the research, which continues to give me more ideas for the story.Jean M. Auel

The idea is in my head to put it down is nothing.Milton Avery

In the United States Christmas has become the rape of an idea.Richard Bach

The 'Gossip Girl' idea and ideologies, like, they sort of encourage this certain kind of, like, materialism and superficiality that isn't, I would say, the best thing in the world.Penn Badgley

When you come to L.A. as a kid with your mom, you're lured into doing things that you think are cool and fun and a good idea, but they're cheesy and awful. And recording a pop single was one of them.Penn Badgley