QUOTES ABOUT INNOVATION AND INVENTION

FROM Edison’s Concrete Piano

Innovation is near-sighted. (from James Watt’s Apparatus for Administering Medicinal Airs)

It takes more than high-flying dreams and fancy explosions to get a man into the history books. (from Robert Hooke’s Flying Machine Powered by Artificial Muscle)

Inventions are like mutations; environment has a great deal to do with their success. (from Alexander Graham Bell’s Six-Nippled Sheep)   There are at least five dimensions in invention: the three dimensions of space, plus time, and money. (from Elihu Thomson’s Quartz Telescope Mirror)  

“Zillions of prototypes is normal.” DANNY HILLIS  (from Danny Hillis’ Paint Can Robot) 

FROM ELSEWHERE:

If you're not failing every now and again, it's a sign you're not doing anything very innovative. Woody Allen

Where a new invention promises to be useful, it ought to be tried. Thomas Jefferson  

If necessity is the mother of invention, discontent is the father of progress.  David Rockefeller

  

Computers have enabled people to make more mistakes faster than almost any invention in history, with the possible exception of tequila and hand guns. Mitch Radcliffe  

There have been three great inventions since the beginning of time: fire, the wheel, and central banking. Will Rogers 

QUOTATIONS ABOUT SUCCESS AND FAILURE             

 QUOTATIONS BY INVENTORS IN THIS BOOK

 
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