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Quotes of the Day for 23 January 2001 – Ideas

I needed a couple of good ideas today, but I couldn't quite snare them. Perhaps tomorrow. But I'll snare Ideas itself as a theme for today.

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The quotes:

When once you have got hold of a vulgar joke, you may be certain that you have got hold of a subtle and spiritual idea.
     - G. K. Chesterton

Any man who afflicts the human race with ideas must be prepared to see them misunderstood.
     - Henry Louis Mencken

Lack of money is no obstacle. Lack of an idea is an obstacle.
     - Ken Hakuta

No army can withstand the strength of an idea whose time has come.
     - Victor Hugo, 1802 - 1885

Everyone is a genius at least once a year. The real geniuses simply have their bright ideas closer together.
     - George Lichtenberg

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