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Quotes of the Day for 7 June 2003 – Ideas

Lacking a good idea for a theme today, I decided to make Ideas themselves my theme.

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The quotes:

Great ideas need landing gear as well as wings.
     - C.D. Jackson

An idea that is not dangerous is unworthy of being called an idea.
     - Don Marquis, 1878 - 1937

The best way to have a good idea is to have a lot of ideas.
     - Dr. Linus Pauling

The test of a first-rate intelligence is the ability to hold two opposed ideas in the mind at the same time, and still retain the ability to function.
     - F. Scott Fitzgerald, 1896 - 1940

If it's a good idea, go ahead and do it. It is much easier to apologize than it is to get permission.
     - Grace Murray Hopper

Daring ideas are like chessmen moved forward. They may be beaten, but they may start a winning game.
     - Johann Wolfgang von Goethe, 1749 - 1832

Ideas are like rabbits. You get a couple and learn how to handle them, and pretty soon you have a dozen.
     - John Ernst Steinbeck, 1902 - 1968


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