„Economics should not be accessible only to the experts. The ideas are too important and too interesting. Indeed, naked economics can even be fun.“

Naked Economics (rev. and updated ed., 2010)

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„Our new economic approach is rooted in ideas which stress the importance of macro-economics, post neo-classical endogenous growth theory and the symbiotic relationships between growth and investment, and people and infrastructure.“

—  Gordon Brown British Labour Party politician 1951

Michael White, "The gift of tired tongues", The Guardian, 30 September 1994; Norman Macrae, "You've never had it so incoherent", Sunday Times, 2 October 1994.
Speech at an economic seminar, Tuesday 27 September 1994.
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„That idea only makes sense if you don’t think too hard about it.“

—  Lois McMaster Bujold, Vorkosigan Saga

Chapter 18 (p. 308) Vorkosigan Saga, The Warrior's Apprentice (1986)

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„I do not like the idea of happiness — it is too momentary — I would say that I was always busy and interested in something — interest has more meaning to me than the idea of happiness.“

—  Georgia O'Keeffe American artist 1887 - 1986

In notes to Anita Pollitzer, Abiquiu, New Mexico, (after February, 1968); as quoted in The Complete Correspondence of Georgia O’Keeffe & Anita Pollitzer, ed. Clive Giboire, Touchstone Books, Simon & Schuster Inc., New York, 1990, p. 324

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„Keynes was no revolutionary, but his ideas revolutionized 20th-century economics.“

—  Samuel Bowles American economist 1939

Fonte: Understanding Capitalism: Competition, Command, and Change, 2005, p.82

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„Virtually no idea is too ridiculous to be accepted, even by very intelligent and highly educated people, if it provides a way for them to feel special and important. Some confuse that feeling with idealism.“

—  Thomas Sowell American economist, social theorist, political philosopher and author 1930

Random Thoughts http://www.jewishworldreview.com/cols/sowell101705.asp, Oct. 17, 2005

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„The idea of changing culture is important to me, and it can only be done in a popular medium.“

—  Joss Whedon American director, writer, and producer for television and film 1964

"We Don’t Say Indian" in Slay Age (2005); also quoted in Ink-stained Amazons and Cinematic Warriors: Superwomen in Modern Mythology (2010) by Jennifer K. Stuller
Contexto: If I made a series of lectures on PBS on why there should be feminism, no one would be coming to the party, and it would be boring. The idea of changing culture is important to me, and it can only be done in a popular medium.

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„Ideas too are a life and a world.“

—  Georg Christoph Lichtenberg German scientist, satirist 1742 - 1799

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