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Picture quote by Alan Kay about future

The best way to predict the future is to invent it ⏤ Alan Kay

Picture quote by Thomas A. Edison about mind

The greatest invention in the world is the mind of a child. ⏤ Thomas A. Edison

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Be alone, that is the secret of invention; be alone, that is when ideas are born.

Nikola Tesla,

Art is beauty, the perpetual invention of detail, the choice of words, the exquisite care of execution.

Theophile Gautier, poet

We have to continually be jumping off cliffs and developing our wings on the way down.

Kurt Vonnegut, author

Human subtlety will never devise an invention more beautiful, more simple or more direct than does nature because in her inventions nothing is lacking, and nothing is superfluous.

Leonardo da Vinci, artist

Necessity... the mother of invention.

Plato, philosopher

Mothers are the necessity of invention.

Bill Watterson, cartoonist

Invention, it must be humbly admitted, does not consist in creating out of void but out of chaos.

Mary Shelley,

Necessity may be the mother of invention, but play is certainly the father.

Roger Von Oech,

I happen to think that computers are the most important thing to happen to musicians since the invention of cat-gut which was a long time ago.

Robert Moog, inventor

Telephone, n. An invention of the devil which abrogates some of the advantages of making a disagreeable person keep his distance.

Ambrose Bierce, journalist

The very existence of flamethrowers proves that sometime, somewhere, someone said to themselves, 'You know, I want to set those people over there on fire, but I’m just not close enough to get the job done.

George Carlin, comedian

As a child, my mother told me lots of fairy stories, many her own invention. She, too, tended to reverse the norm.

Tanith Lee, writer

Голь на вы́думку хитра́.

Russian Proverbs,

The role of the teacher is to create the conditions for invention rather than provide ready-made knowledge.

Seymour Papert, mathematician

I've never had plastic surgery, but if they made a new invention for making people taller, I'd be the first to have the surgery.

Alanna Ubach, actress

Invention, it must be humbly admitted, does not consist in creating out of void, but out of chaos.

Mary Wollstonecraft Shelley, author

Melodic invention is one of the surest signs of a divine gift.

Gustav Mahler, composer

Any change in form produces a fear of change, and that has accelerated. Marketing is the death of invention, because marketing deals with the familiar.

Nicolas Roeg, director

Television has some lovely aspects to it - and some ghastly aspects - but the theater itself was a wonderful invention.

Patrick Macnee, actor

Music is not man's invention, but his heritage from the blessed spirits.

Tomas Luis de Victoria, composer

No amount of skillful invention can replace the essential element of imagination.

Edward Hopper, artist

That is to say, epic poetry has been invented many times and independently; but, as the needs which prompted the invention have been broadly similar, so the invention itself has been.

Lascelles Abercrombie, poet

If necessity is the mother of invention, it's the father of cooperation. And we're cooperating like never before.

John Ashcroft, public servant

It is an invention of the devil, an infernal falsity for the destruction of all Christianity.

Michael Servetus, scientist

I'm proud of my invention, but I'm sad that it is used by terrorists.

Mikhail Kalashnikov, inventor

The rate of human invention is faster, and the rate of cultural loss is slower, in areas occupied by many competing societies with many individuals and in contact with societies elsewhere.

Jared Diamond, author

Imagination is not only the uniquely human capacity to envision that which is not, and therefore the fount of all invention and innovation. In its arguably most transformative and revelatory capacity, it is the power to that enables us to empathize with humans whose experiences we have never shared.

J. K. Rowling, novelist

One might think that the money value of an invention constitutes its reward to the man who loves his work. But... I continue to find my greatest pleasure, and so my reward, in the work that precedes what the world calls success.

Thomas A. Edison, inventor

Being gay is not a Western invention. It is a human reality.

Hillary Clinton, politician

The classy gangster is a Hollywood invention.

Orson Welles, actor

What we were in on, really, was the invention of animation.

Marc Davis, artist

My country has contrived for me the most insignificant office that ever the invention of man contrived or his imagination conceived.

John Adams, president

Destiny is the invention of the cowardly, and the resigned.

Ignazio Silone, author

For thirty years, beginning with the invention of a privacy right in the Supreme Court decision Roe v. Wade, the Left has been waging a systematic assault on the constitutional foundation of the nation.

David Horowitz, writer

You own a watch the invention of the mind, though for a single motion 'tis designed, as well as that which is with greater thought with various springs, for various motions wrought.

Richard Blackmore, poet

Painting is not for me either decorative amusement, or the plastic invention of felt reality; it must be every time: invention, discovery, revelation.

Max Ernst, artist

The more a person learns how to use the forces of nature for his own purposes, by means of perfecting the sciences and the invention and improvement of machines, the more he will produce.

Friedrich List, economist

Invention consists in avoiding the constructing of useless contraptions and in constructing the useful combinations which are in infinite minority.

Henri Poincare, mathematician

An invention has to make sense in the world it finishes in, not in the world it started.

Tim O'Reilly, businessman

I think Russian people are learning that democracy is not an alien thing; it's not a western invention.

Garry Kasparov, celebrity

If this liberal potential is properly channeled, we may expect the area of freedom of the United States to increase. The problem is to spend up our rate of social invention in the service of the welfare of all the people.

Henry A. Wallace, vice president

Since the invention of steamships distant countries have become like those that are near at hand.

Townsend Harris, businessman

America, the temple of invention and industry, doesn't make things anymore.

Nick Clooney, politician

The whole action of the laws tended to increase the number of consumers of food and to diminish the number of producers, was due the invention of the Malthusian theory of population.

Henry Charles Carey, economist

In other words, what is supposedly found is an invention whose inventor is unaware of his act of invention, who considers it as something that exists independently of him; the invention then becomes the basis of his world view and actions.

Paul Watzlawick, psychologist

We are not a Zappa cover band. We only play Frank's songs that were recorded by the Mothers of Invention and I think a lot of those songs were complex.

Jimmy Carl Black, musician

I guess there's a certain amount of poking fun at certain characters, but that's because there is something amusing about them or about the way they behave, so I guess you can say that that's poking fun at the character. But the character is your own invention, so who cares?

Joel Coen, director

But thanks to my invention, my capitalist friends and I were able to bring the government to its knees.

Erno Rubik, inventor

The invention of Bob Dylan with his guitar belongs in its way to the same kind of tradition of something meant to be heard, as the songs of Homer.

Robert Fitzgerald, author

The Internet makes it possible for people like me to live the way I do now. Without it, I'd have to be in New York or some other city. I think the Internet is the greatest invention in history after antibiotics.

Jane Haddam, writer

There are no rules. That is how art is born, how breakthroughs happen. Go against the rules or ignore the rules. That is what invention is about.

Helen Frankenthaler, artist

Some people really want to play Mozart and be just performers. I was more interested in invention.

Steve Lacy, musician

I fear this little episode does not speak very favourably for my business capacity in those early days, for I certainly ought to have made much more than I did by this really important invention.

Henry Bessemer, scientist

Science fiction readers probably have the gene for novelty, and seem to enjoy a cascade of invention as much as a writer enjoys providing one.

Walter Jon Williams, writer

Having the benefit to our society, not only here in the United States but throughout the world with the amount of invention you get from having a space program, is well worth the risk that an individual like myself has to take by flying in the vehicle.

Mark Kelly, musician

And the invention of transformations of certain figures has become the most important in musical composition.

Karlheinz Stockhausen, composer

But I'm an adventurer. I like invention, I like discovery.

Karlheinz Stockhausen, composer

Our ability to create has outreached our ability to use wisely the products of our invention.

Whitney M. Young, activist

The real writer is one who really writes. Talent is an invention like phlogiston after the fact of fire. Work is its own cure. You have to like it better than being loved.

Marge Piercy, writer

Long lives aren't natural. We forget that senior citizens are as much an invention as toasters or penicillin.

Doug Coupland, author

The digital camera is a great invention because it allows us to reminisce. Instantly.

Demetri Martin, comedian

No one wants to die. Even people who want to go to heaven don't want to die to get there. And yet death is the destination we all share. No one has ever escaped it. And that is as it should be, because Death is very likely the single best invention of Life. It is Life's change agent. It clears out the old to make way for the new.

Steve Jobs, businessman

I think that various styles and methods and approaches are an invention of people who don't understand the process of acting and who try very hard to label things.

Ben Kingsley, actor

O! for a muse of fire, that would ascend the brightest heaven of invention.

William Shakespeare, dramatist

Television is like the invention of indoor plumbing. It didn't change people's habits. It just kept them inside the house.

Alfred Hitchcock, director

Art is an invention of aesthetics, which in turn is an invention of philosophers... What we call art is a game.

Octavio Paz, poet

How thoroughly it is ingrained in mathematical science that every real advance goes hand in hand with the invention of sharper tools and simpler methods which, at the same time, assist in understanding earlier theories and in casting aside some more complicated developments.

David Hilbert, mathematician

Literature is my calling To hold up the mirror to my countrymen comes natural to me; and in the open field of invention I am not without hopes of giving them pleasure.

Thomas Edward Brown, poet

I see architecture not as Gropius did, as a moral venture, as truth, but as invention, in the same way that poetry or music or painting is invention.

Michael Graves, architect

I'm an inventor. I became interested in long-term trends because an invention has to make sense in the world in which it is finished, not the world in which it is started.

Ray Kurzweil, inventor

The invention of basketball was not an accident. It was developed to meet a need. Those boys simply would not play 'Drop the Handkerchief.'

James Naismith, inventor

Never keep a line of retreat: it is a wretched invention.

Fridtjof Nansen, explorer

This play is truly a great invention, and we're having a great time doing it eight times a week.

Bill Irwin, entertainer

The digital revolution is far more significant than the invention of writing or even of printing.

Douglas Engelbart, inventor

The Internet is the most important single development in the history of human communication since the invention of call waiting.

Dave Barry, journalist

Marriage is a wonderful invention: then again, so is a bicycle repair kit.

Billy Connolly, comedian

The market is not an invention of capitalism. It has existed for centuries. It is an invention of civilization.

Mikhail Gorbachev, statesman

Man is a creature of hope and invention, both of which belie the idea that things cannot be changed.

Tom Clancy, novelist

Women's virtue is man's greatest invention.

Cornelia Otis Skinner, actress

I don't think necessity is the mother of invention. Invention, in my opinion, arises directly from idleness, possibly also from laziness - to save oneself trouble.

Agatha Christie, writer

The half hour between waking and rising has all my life proved propitious to any task which was exercising my invention... It was always when I first opened my eyes that the desired ideas thronged upon me.

Walter Scott, novelist

Getting caught is the mother of invention.

Robert Byrne, celebrity

Our inventions mirror our secret wishes.

Lawrence Durrell, writer

I've got a new invention. It's a revolving bowl for tired goldfish.

Lefty Gomez, athlete

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