Showing off is the fool's idea of glory.
Death destroys a man, but the idea of death saves him.
Never ever discount the idea of marriage. Sure, someone might tell you that marriage is just a piece of paper. Well, so is money, and what's more life-affirming than cold, hard cash?
One of the greatest pains to human nature is the pain of a new idea.
Every one says forgiveness is a lovely idea, until they have something to forgive.
If we don't see performance, we'll call it a bad idea. Our metrics process is an ongoing evolution.
A bachelor never quite gets over the idea that he is a thing of beauty and a boy forever.
A person with a new idea is a crank until the idea succeeds.
I'm at a place in my life right now where I'm very happy, very content. I'm finally OK with the idea of who I love, who I want to be with.
Ideas can be life-changing. Sometimes all you need to open the door is just one more good idea.
Men are strong so long as they represent a strong idea they become powerless when they oppose it.
And I love the idea of spending the whole day in bed with my lover.
The idea that you're not a writer until you're published is a lie.
An idea, like a ghost, must be spoken to a little before it will explain itself.
I had no idea what a business plan was.
I feel my family's needs are a priority. I'm not comfortable with the idea of serving the many and ignoring my family.
My core beliefs revolve around the idea that we should live to the best of our abilities-we should live and let live.
That deep emotional conviction of the presence of a superior reasoning power, which is revealed in the incomprehensible universe, forms my idea of God.
While gossip among women is universally ridiculed as low and trivial, gossip among men, especially if it is about women, is called theory, or idea, or fact.
I had no idea that mothering my own child would be so healing to my own sadness from my childhood.
I had no idea of the character. But the moment I was dressed, the clothes and the make-up made me feel the person he was. I began to know him, and by the time I walked onto the stage he was fully born.
The idea of winning a doctor's degree gradually assumed the aspect of a great moral struggle, and the moral fight possessed immense attraction for me.
I guess the real reason that my wife and I had children is the same reason that Napoleon had for invading Russia: it seemed like a good idea at the time.
The idea that an individual can find God is terribly self-centered. It is like a wave thinking it can find the sea.
The idea that religion and politics don't mix was invented by the Devil to keep Christians from running their own country.