„Until you actually start making something, your brilliant idea is just that, an idea.“

Fonte: Rework

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„Keep killing your ideas until they cannot be killed. If you never kill your ideas, you’ll kill your career.“

—  Garin Nugroho Indonesian director 1961

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„Every new idea has something of the pain and peril of childbirth about it; ideas are just as mortal and just as immortal as organised beings are.“

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„You start with an idea, and then you let it grow.“

—  Aga Khan IV 49th and current Imam of Nizari Ismailism 1936

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—  Andy Warhol American artist 1928 - 1987

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—  Tony Blair former Prime Minister of the United Kingdom 1953

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„It's all in your head — you just have no idea how big your head is.“

—  Lon Milo DuQuette American occult writer 1948

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„I'd no idea if anyone was actually watching.“

—  Kazuo Ishiguro, livro Never Let Me Go

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