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How to Get Ideas, 2nd Edition by Larry Corby, Jack Foster

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3.Become Idea-Prone

That fellow seems to me to possess but one idea, and that a wrong one.

Samuel Johnson

Everyone is a genius at least once a year; a real genius has his original ideas closer together.

G. C. Lichtenberg

Man can live without air for a few minutes, without water for about two weeks, without food for about two months— and without a new thought for years on end.

Kent Ruth

Nobody understands (yet) how your brain—a physical thing—can produce an idea—something that is not physical.

All we know is that it happens. Perhaps it happens to you less often than it does to other people. But since it has happened to you a few times we know that there’s no physical deficiency—no genetic mutation in your brain, for example—that’s preventing you ...

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