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I never did anything worth doing by accident, nor did any of my inventions come by accident; they came by work.

Plato, philosopher

Accident is the name of the greatest of all inventors.

Mark Twain, 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

I am proud of the fact that I never invented weapons to kill.

Thomas A. Edison, inventor

The guns and bombs, the rockets and the warships, all are symbols of human failure.

Lyndon B. Johnson, president

America is a nation that conceives many odd inventions for getting somewhere but it can think of nothing to do once it gets there.

Will Rogers, actor

Fear is a great inventor.


Anything that won't sell, I don't want to invent. Its sale is proof of utility, and utility is success.

Thomas A. Edison, inventor

We owe to the Middle Ages the two worst inventions of humanity -- gunpowder and romantic love.

Andre Maurois, writer

Today every invention is received with a cry of triumph which soon turns into a cry of fear.

Bertolt Brecht, poet

We can invent only with memory.

Alphonse Karr, critic

The real use of gunpowder is to make all men tall.

Thomas Carlyle, philosopher

Invention is the talent of youth, as judgment is of age.

Jonathan Swift, writer

Of all of our inventions for mass communication, pictures still speak the most universally understood language.

Walt Disney, cartoonist

Of all human inventions the organization, a machine constructed of people performing interdependent functions, is the most powerful.

Robert Shea, author

The right of an inventor to his invention is no monopoly; in any other sense than a man's house is a monopoly.

Daniel Webster, politician

Inventions have long since reached their limit, and I see no hope for further development.

Ursula K. LeGuin,

If you build a better mousetrap, you will catch better mice.

George Gobel, comedian

The inventions and the great discoveries have opened up whole continents to reciprocal communication and interchange, provided we are willing.

Alva Myrdal, diplomat

In reading the scriptures of truth, we often put wrong constructions upon them, and apply them improperly; and I apprehend it has often been the case in relation to this portion, particularly that part in relation to man's seeking out many inventions.

Elias Hicks, clergyman

One of the most fun inventions of my lifetime is the Mini.

James Dyson, designer

We fixed on No. 4, Queen Street Place, for our City offices, and it was from there that so many of my patented inventions were dated.

Henry Bessemer, scientist

Man is a shrewd inventor, and is ever taking the hint of a new machine from his own structure, adapting some secret of his own anatomy in iron, wood, and leather, to some required function in the work of the world.

Ralph Waldo Emerson, poet

All national institutions of churches, whether Jewish, Christian or Turkish, appear to me no other than human inventions, set up to terrify and enslave mankind, and monopolize power and profit.

Thomas Paine, writer

We owe to the Middle Ages the two worst inventions of humanity - romantic love and gunpowder.

Andre Maurois, writer

I do not think you can name many great inventions that have been made by married men.

Nikola Tesla,

Community colleges are one of America's great social inventions a gateway to the future for first time students looking for an affordable college education, and for mid-career students looking to get ahead in the workplace.

Barbara Mikulski, politician

All of the biggest technological inventions created by man - the airplane, the automobile, the computer - says little about his intelligence, but speaks volumes about his laziness.

Mark Kennedy, politician

The march of invention has clothed mankind with powers of which a century ago the boldest imagination could not have dreamt.

Henry George, economist

Discovery consists of seeing what everybody has seen and thinking what nobody has thought.

Albert Gyorgyi,

I don't mind occasionally having to reinvent a wheel; I don't even mind using someone's reinvented wheel occasionally. But it helps a lot if it is symmetric, contains no fewer than ten sides, and has the axle centered. I do tire of trapezoidal wheels with offset axles.

Joseph Newcomer,

A new gadget that lasts only five minutes is worth more than an immortal work that bores everyone.

Francis Picabia, artist

Invention strictly speaking, is little more than a new combination of those images which have been previously gathered and deposited in the memory; nothing can come from nothing.

Sir Joshua Reynolds,

Interest is the spur of the people, but glory that of great souls. Invention is the talent of youth, and judgment of age.

Jonathan Swift, writer

This is the patent age of new inventions for killing bodies, and for saving souls. All propagated with the best intentions.

Lord Byron, poet

I thought of such Christian inventions as the ghetto and the Jewish badge of shame. The Nazis didn't have to go very far to pick up their know-how.

Lionel Blue, clergyman

What the country needs are a few labor-making inventions.

Arnold H. Glasow, author

It is questionable if all the mechanical inventions yet made have lightened the day's toil of any human being.

John Stuart Mill, philosopher

Order, unity, and continuity are human inventions, just as truly as catalogues and encyclopedias.

Bertrand Russell, philosopher

Our inventions mirror our secret wishes.

Lawrence Durrell, writer

But what has America to boast? What are the graces or the virtues which distinguish its inhabitants? What are their triumphs in war, or their inventions in peace?

Thomas Day, author

Men of genius sometimes accomplish most when they work the least, for they are thinking out inventions and forming in their minds the perfect idea that they subsequently express with their hands.

Giorgio Vasari, artist

Most of them are doomed to rapid extinction, but a few may make evolutionary inventions, such as physiological, ecological, or behavioral innovations that give these species improved competitive potential.

Ernst Mayr, scientist

There's such a thing as theater discipline. One player doesn't appropriate another's inventions.

Ethel Merman, musician

Life is composed of different inventions.

Mikhail Kalashnikov, inventor

The United States as we know it today is largely the result of mechanical inventions, and in particular of agricultural machinery and the railroad.

John Moody, businessman

I'm afraid for all those who'll have the bread snatched from their mouths by these machines. What business has science and capitalism got, bringing all these new inventions into the works, before society has produced a generation educated up to using them!

Henrik Ibsen, poet

The very greatest things - great thoughts, discoveries, inventions - have usually been nurtured in hardship, often pondered over in sorrow, and at length established with difficulty.

Samuel Smiles, author

The art of an artist must be his own art. It is... always a continuous chain of little inventions, little technical discoveries of one's own, in one's relation to the tool, the material and the colors.

Emil Nolde, artist

Animals can adapt to problems and make inventions, but often no faster than natural selection can do its work - the world acts as its own simulator in the case of natural selection.

Vernor Vinge, writer

We daily witness the beneficial effect produced to the community by the institution of premiums, held out to encourage the inventions of ingenious mechanics.

Joseph Lancaster, educator

Until democracy in effective enthusiastic action fills the vacuum created by the power of modern inventions, we may expect the fascists to increase in power after the war both in the United States and in the world.

Henry A. Wallace, vice president

What we must understand is that the industries, processes, and inventions created by modern science can be used either to subjugate or liberate. The choice is up to us.

Henry A. Wallace, vice president

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