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Sir Richard Branson’s Top Ten quotes on ideas


Ideas are responsible for the progression and prosperity of humans – without them we would still be living in prehistoric times. No idea is too small, and all sorts of ideas have potential to change the world as we know it for the better.

As Sir Richard Branson says; “Virgin started with one simple idea, which developed into many new ideas, which grew in turn to foster some wider ideas in all sorts of sectors and markets. Had we not believed in our simple idea and acted upon it, we wouldn’t be where we are today.”

Here’s Sir Richard’s Top Ten:

bullet-10 “Everything begins with an idea.”
– Earl Nightingale


bullet-8 “A pile of rocks ceases to be a rock when somebody contemplates it with the idea of a cathedral in mind.”
– Antoine de St-Exupery

bullet-7 “Adults are always asking little kids what they want to be when they grow up because they’re looking for ideas.”
– Paula Poundstone

bullet-6 “Ideas won’t keep. Something must be done about them.”
– Alfred North Whitehead

bullet-5 “The difficulty lies not so much in developing new ideas as in escaping from old ones.”
– John Maynard Keynes

bullet-4 “An idea is salvation by imagination.”
– Frank Lloyd Wright

bullet-3 “Daring ideas are like chessmen moved forward: they may be beaten, but they may start a winning game.”
– Johann Wolfgang von Goethe


bullet-1 “There is one thing stronger than all the armies in the world, and that is an idea whose time has come.”
– Victor Hugo