Quotes about ideas and thoughts

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„We’ve had three big ideas at Amazon that we’ve stuck with for 18 years, and they’re the reason we’re successful: Put the customer first. Invent. And be patient. If you replace ‘customer’ with ‘reader,’ that approach, that point of view, can be successful at The Post, too.“

—  Jeff Bezos American entrepreneur, founder and CEO of Amazon.com, Inc. 1964

Jeffrey Bezos, Washington Post’s next owner, aims for a new ‘golden era’ at the newspaper http://www.washingtonpost.com/lifestyle/style/jeffrey-bezos-washington-posts-next-owner-aims-for-a-new-golden-era-at-the-newspaper/2013/09/02/30c00b60-13f6-11e3-b182-1b3bb2eb474c_story.html.

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„The role of a leader is not to come up with all the great ideas. The role of a leader is to create an environment in which great ideas can happen.“

—  Simon Sinek British/American author and motivational speaker 1973

Source: Start with Why: How Great Leaders Inspire Everyone to Take Action

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„When I was coming up, trying to get to where I am now, people were so happy for me. They were rooting for me. Now that I'm on top, everyone wants to bring me down. Everyone's trying to tug at me and take my spot… A lot of people say they hate Justin Bieber who haven't even listened to my music. They just hate the idea of me.“

—  Justin Bieber Canadian singer-songwriter, record producer, and actor 1994

Interview with V Magazine, as quoted in UsMagazine: Justin Bieber Talks Sex, Drugs and Turning 18 http://www.usmagazine.com/celebrity-news/news/justin-bieber-talks-sex-drugs-and-turning-18-2012101, January 2012

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„I can't understand why people are frightened of new ideas. I'm frightened of the old ones.“

—  John Cage American avant-garde composer 1912 - 1992

Quoted in Richard Kostelanetz (1988) Conversing with Cage
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„I conceived the idea from my personal everyday experience, so what's better than to capture myself in the perfect mood.“

—  NasserTone Nasser Ali Albahrani is a director, cinematographer, photographer, producer, & YouTuber, who was born on April 3, 1994,… 1994

Panorama Magazine Article (September 19, 2010)

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„If you come up with a big new idea in our world and everyone says "Hey, that's great, definitely go ahead with that," then you know it's not a big new idea at all. Anything really new brings out all the reasons why it can't possibly work, and why it's crazy to even think about it.“

—  Adam Steltzner American aerospace engineer 1963

Marc Kaufman. Mars Up Close: Inside the Curiosity Mission https://books.google.com/books/about/Mars_Up_Close.html?id=o6XaCwAAQBAJ&hl=en. National Geographic page 15. ISBN 978-1-4262-1278-9.

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„I have no idea. People who boast about their IQ are losers.“

—  Stephen Hawking British theoretical physicist, cosmologist, and author 1942 - 2018

Response upon being questioned as to his IQ, in interview with Deborah Solomon "The Science of Second-Guessing", The New York Times (12 December 2004)

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