[ invention and inventor Quotes ]



Showing search results for Quotations by subject : Invention and Inventor - 14 quotations
14 quotes

A new gadget that lasts only five minutes is worth more than an immortal work that bores everyone.
Invention and Inventor
Francis Picabia

Comment this quote | Permalink | Vote for this quote  | 432 votes

Accident is the name of the greatest of all inventors.
Invention and Inventor
Mark Twain

Comment this quote | Permalink | Vote for this quote  | 234 votes

Discovery consists of seeing what everybody has seen and thinking what nobody has thought.
Invention and Inventor
Albert Gyorgyi

Comment this quote | Permalink | Vote for this quote  | 232 votes

Everything that can be invented has been invented.
Invention and Inventor
Charles H. Duell

Comment this quote | Permalink | Vote for this quote  | 208 votes

Fear is a great inventor.
Invention and Inventor
French Proverb

Comment this quote | Permalink | Vote for this quote  | 394 votes

I am proud of the fact that I never invented weapons to kill.
Invention and Inventor
Thomas A. Edison

Comment this quote | Permalink | Vote for this quote  | 260 votes

If you build a better mousetrap, you will catch better mice.
Invention and Inventor
George Gobel

Comment this quote | Permalink | Vote for this quote  | 237 votes

Invention is the talent of youth, as judgment is of age.
Invention and Inventor
Jonathan Swift

Comment this quote | Permalink | Vote for this quote  | 192 votes

Inventions have long since reached their limit, and I see no hope for further development.
Invention and Inventor
Ursula K. Le Guin

Comment this quote | Permalink | Vote for this quote  | 259 votes

The guns and bombs, the rockets and the warships, all are symbols of human failure.
Invention and Inventor
Lyndon B. Johnson

Comment this quote | Permalink | Vote for this quote  | 227 votes

The real use of gunpowder is to make all men tall.
Invention and Inventor
Thomas Carlyle

Comment this quote | Permalink | Vote for this quote  | 187 votes

Today every invention is received with a cry of triumph which soon turns into a cry of fear.
Invention and Inventor
Bertolt Brecht

Comment this quote | Permalink | Vote for this quote  | 301 votes

We can invent only with memory.
Invention and Inventor
Alphonse Karr

Comment this quote | Permalink | Vote for this quote  | 204 votes

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

Comment this quote | Permalink | Vote for this quote  | 302 votes
Research is what I'm doing when I don't know what I'm doing.
[ Research ] Wernher Von Braun