"Harold, like the rest of us, had many impressions which saved him the trouble of distinct ideas."
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"We are prisoners of ideas."
"It is a lesson which all history teaches wise men, to put trust in ideas, and not in circumstances."
"Man's fear of ideas is probably the greatest dike holding back human knowledge and happiness."
"You have to hatch ideas -- and then hitch them."
"Ideas are fatal to caste."
"An idea is a feat of association, and the height of it is a good metaphor."
"Ideas control the world."
"An idea is a putting truth in check-mate."
"Great people talk about ideas. Small people talk about other people."
"Ideas not coupled with action never become bigger than the brain cells they occupied."
"Good humor isn't a trait of character, it is an art which requires practice."
"Comedy is the last refuge of the nonconformist mind."
"It is the saying of an ancient sage that humor was the only test of gravity, and gravity of humor."
"The comic and the tragic lie inseparably close, like light and shadow."
"Musical comedies aren't written, they are rewritten."
"For every ten jokes you acquire a hundred enemies."
"A brilliant epigram is a solemn platitude gone to a masquerade ball."
"What some people invent the rest enlarge."
"By blood a king, in heart a clown."
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