Great and strange ideas transcending experience often have less effect upon men and women than smaller, more tangible considerations.
Become a popular truth theidea returns, as it were, to its source and exerts an influenceon the upper classes of a nation.
All my stupid ideas-outgrown, thrashed out long ago, and flung aside like a dead carcassyou present to me as something new!”
He does not create ideas cut of nothing, any more than the carver creates the separate blocks of wood.
“How perfectly I remember my resolving to look for you upstairs, and setting off to find my way to the East room, without having an idea whereabouts it was!
Third, they give rise to a greater number of ideas and link them up with the idea dominant at the moment.
The vibrations in turn are regulated by "lifetrons," subtle life forces or finer-than-atomic energies intelligently charged with the five distinctive sensory idea-substances.
I was thus quickly receiving his idea-tabloids.
Secondly, you must cultivate the faculty of forming strong and clear mental images of the idea or feeling you wish to so induce; you must learn to actually "see" the thing in your imagination, so as to give the idea strength and clearness.
Expressed in general terms, idea A may possibly get on with idea Band even idea C; but B and C together make A impossible.
I nodded, and he went on:-- "I don't quite see the drift of it; but you people are all so good and kind, and have been working so earnestly and so energetically, that all I can do is to accept your ideas blindfold and try to help you.
In all the derived uses this same idea controls; if one sends a ball into his own heart, the action is away from the directing hand, and he is viewed as the passive recipient of his own act; it is with an approach to personification that we speak of the bow sending the arrow, or the gun the shot.