Showing off is the fool's idea of glory.
Death destroys a man, but the idea of death saves him.
One of the greatest pains to human nature is the pain of a new idea.
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?
Ideas can be life-changing. Sometimes all you need to open the door is just one more good idea.
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.
Every one says forgiveness is a lovely idea, until they have something to forgive.
A bachelor never quite gets over the idea that he is a thing of beauty and a boy forever.
If we don't see performance, we'll call it a bad idea. Our metrics process is an ongoing evolution.
And I love the idea of spending the whole day in bed with my lover.
A person with a new idea is a crank until the idea succeeds.
An idea, like a ghost, must be spoken to a little before it will explain itself.
Men are strong so long as they represent a strong idea they become powerless when they oppose it.
The idea that you're not a writer until you're published is a lie.
The idea that religion and politics don't mix was invented by the Devil to keep Christians from running their own country.
The idea that an individual can find God is terribly self-centered. It is like a wave thinking it can find the sea.
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.
I had no idea that mothering my own child would be so healing to my own sadness from my childhood.
The notion of the single man began in the 1950's. The idea of the bachelor as a separate life was new and obscure.
I have no idea why I write. The old standards are: I like to express my feelings, stretch my imagination, earn money.
For a long time, I really struggled with the idea of being an actor because I really felt that I should be in the Peace Corps.
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.