Inventions And Inventors Quotes

Inventions And Inventors Quotes by Dave Barry, Thomas A. Edison, Andre Maurois, Alexander Graham Bell, Oscar Wilde, Charles Kettering and many others.

Without question, the greatest invention in the history

Without question, the greatest invention in the history of mankind is beer. Oh, I grant you that the wheel was also a fine invention, but the wheel does not go nearly as well with pizza.
Dave Barry
To invent, you need a good imagination and a pile of junk.
Thomas A. Edison
We owe to the Middle Ages the two worst inventions of humanity – romantic love and gunpowder.
Andre Maurois
America is a country of inventors, and the greatest of inventors are the newspaper men.
Alexander Graham Bell
It is only the unimaginative who ever invents. The true artist is known by the use he makes of what he annexes.
Oscar Wilde
Inventing is a combination of brains and materials. The more brains you use, the less material you need.
Charles Kettering
An inventor is simply a fellow who doesn’t take his education too seriously.
Charles Kettering
The biggest job we have is to teach a newly hired employee how to fail intelligently. We have to train him to experiment over and over and to keep on trying and failing until he learns what will work.
Charles Kettering
A new gadget that lasts only five minutes is worth more than an immortal work that bores everyone.
Francis Picabia
Where a new invention promises to be useful, it ought to be tried.
Thomas Jefferson
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.
Joshua Reynolds
When I think of invention, I always think of America. You’re always seeing ads: ‘Have you got the next big idea?’ There seems to be that spirit in America of inventions and inventors.
Simon Cowell
O! for a muse of fire, that would ascend the brightest heaven of invention.
William Shakespeare
The best way to predict the future is to create it.
Peter Drucker
The test of an invention is the power of an inventor to push it through in the face of staunch-not opposition, but indifference-in society.
Edwin Land
I do not think there is any thrill that can go through the human heart like that felt by the inventor as he sees some creation of the brain unfolding to success … Such emotions make a man forget food, sleep, friends, love, everything.
Nikola Tesla
If you build a better mousetrap, you will catch better mice.
George Gobel