Notion may refer to:

  • Notion (ancient city), a Greek city-state on the west coast of Anatolia
  • Notion (philosophy), a reflection in the mind of real objects and phenomena in their essential features and relations
  • Notions (sewing), small articles used in sewing and haberdashery
  • Notion (software), music composition and performance computer program
  • "Notion" (song), a 2008 song by Kings of Leon
  • Notions (Winchester College), the Winchester slang
  • Notion (window manager),
  • Notions, the rules of conduct among Russian prison inmates in the old Soviet Union

Famous quotes containing the word notion:

    Not wishing to be disturbed over moral issues of the political economy, Americans cling to the notion that the government is a sort of automatic machine, regulated by the balancing of competing interests.
    C. Wright Mills (1916–1962)

    I have a notion that gamblers are as happy as most people, being always excited; women, wine, fame, the table, even ambition, sate now & then, but every turn of the card & cast of the dice keeps the gambler alive—besides one can game ten times longer than one can do any thing else.
    George Gordon Noel Byron (1788–1824)

    There are many humorous things in the world; among them the white man’s notion that he is less savage than the other savages.
    Mark Twain [Samuel Langhorne Clemens] (1835–1910)