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Don't worry about people stealing your ideas. If your ideas are any good, you'll have to ram them down people's throats.

Author: Howard Aiken (1900-1973)

Profession: American Inventor

Eureka! I've got it.

Author: Archimedes

Profession: Greek Mathematician

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

Author: Milton Avery (1893-1965)

Profession: American Painter

An idea is never given to you without you being given the power to make it reality. You must, nevertheless, suffer for it.

Author: Richard Bach (1936)

Profession: American Author

Ideas are invented only as correctives to the past. Through repeated rectification of this kind one may hope to disengage an idea that is valid.

Author: Gaston Bachelard (1884-1962)

Profession: French Scientist, Philosopher, Literary Theorist

Ideas are refined and multiplied in the commerce of minds. In their splendor, images effect a very simple communion of souls.

Author: Gaston Bachelard (1884-1962)

Profession: French Scientist, Philosopher, Literary Theorist

In every great time there is some one idea at work which is more powerful than any other, and which shapes the events of the time and determines their ultimate issues.

Author: Francis Bacon (1561-1626)

Profession: British Philosopher, Essayist, Statesman

Take the obvious, add a cupful of brains, a generous pinch of imagination, a bucketful of courage and daring, stir well and bring to a boil.

Author: Bernard M. Baruch (1870-1965)

Profession: American Financier

We are not to make the ideas of contentment and aspiration quarrel, for God made them fast friends. A man may aspire, and yet be quite content until it is time to raise; and both flying and resting are but parts of one contentment. The very fruit of the gospel is aspiration. It is to the heart what spring is to the earth, making every root, and bud, and bough desire to be more. -

Author: Henry Ward Beecher (1813-1887)

Profession: American Preacher, Orator, Writer

A good idea plus capable men cannot fail; it is better than money in the bank.

Author: John Berry


We like to test things... no matter how good an idea sounds, test it first.

Author: Henry Block

Profession: American Businessman, Founder of H&R Block

It is the nature of thought to find its way into action.

Author: Christian Nevell Bovee (1820-1904)

Profession: American Author, Lawyer

The most important thing in science is not so much to obtain new facts as to discover new ways of thinking about them.

Author: Sir William Bragg (1862-1942)

Profession: Australian Physicist, 1915 Nobel Prize Laureate in Physics

So long as new ideas are created, sales will continue to reach new highs.

Author: Dorothea Brande

Profession: American Success Writer

It is useless to send armies against ideas.

Author: George Brandes (1842-1927)

Profession: Swedish Author