Quotations About
ideas

I am indeed casting the die and writing the book, either for my contemporaries or for posterity to read, it matters not which: let the book await its reader for a hundred years; God himself has waited six thousand years for his work to be seen.

Harmonices Mundi (1618)
Posted in: Johannes Kepler

Mal: Well, you were right about this being a bad idea.
Zoe: Thanks for saying, sir.

Serenity
Posted in: Firefly

It is the mark of an educated mind to be able to entertain a thought without accepting it.

Posted in: Aristotle

One of the greatest pains to human nature is the pain of a new idea.

Physics and Politics (1869)
Posted in: Walter Bagehot