idea quotes

The idea of wilderness needs no defense, it only needs defenders.Edward Abbey

When I have an idea, it goes from vague, cloudy notion to 100,000 words in a heartbeat.Lynn Abbey

I never said I had no idea about most of the things you said I said I had no idea about.Elliott Abrams

The idea that women journalists bring a different taste in stories or sensibility isn't true.Jill Abramson

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

But I still don't have a clear idea of what my voice is.Kathy Acker

I like the idea of helping people help people.Bryan Adams

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

People who look down never get much of an idea of the sky where the stars are set. And the fellow who doesn't hitch at least one or two of his wagons to a star never gets very high up. Get your eyes off the ground. Look ahead.George Matthew Adams

The telephone book is full of facts, but it doesn't contain a single idea.Mortimer Adler

To answer the question, though: I didn't always want to direct. I just liked the idea of it. If a friend was making a short and needed someone who knew screen direction, I would jump in. It would be horrible, but it led to a short, then another, and another. It was like student films.Ben Affleck

Does celebrity interest anyone? It's definitely not appealing to me. I think anyone who's had any real exposure to it would probably regret ever having even entertained the idea.Casey Affleck

When a performance isn't working, it's usually because the actor is trying to do something and they're not able to express their idea very well. It's a muddled expression.Casey Affleck

I like the idea of being caught between things, always being a bit of an outsider, having an outside eye on things - almost like a Shakespearean fool.Riz Ahmed

Women have a way of contorting things sometimes. We all have our moods, ups and downs. Or if the guy doesn't say anything when you walk out with a new top and the guy has no idea why you're mad at him. So of course, women are complicated.Malin Akerman

It is an essential tenet of our whole representative form of government, the idea that there should not be some tyranny which makes it so nobody can even have a chance to vote.Todd Akin

And so I think that the idea of America working with other countries to solve problems is good for us, and it is part of digging us out of the 'my way or the highway' approach that was evident in the previous eight years.Madeleine Albright

I had no idea 'Big Green Tractor' was going to be as big a hit as it was. You just can't predict those things.Jason Aldean

A lot of people have no idea that right now Y.A. (young adult). is the Garden of Eden of literature.Sherman Alexie