Quotes by invention
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American attorney and politician 1948-
In a single generation, the Internet has given to virtually every person on the face of the earth the ability to communicate with fellow human beings on virtually any topic, at any time, and in every nook and cranny on the globe. This magnificent invention has done this without succumbing to government control.
Canadian literair criticus 1912-1991
In our day the conventional element in literature is elaborately disguised by a law of copyright pretending that every work of art is an invention distinctive enough to be patented.
Remy de Gourmont
French Novelist, Philosopher, Poet, Playwright 1858-1915
Industry has operated against the artisan in favor of the idler, and also in favor of capital and against labor. Any mechanical invention whatsoever has been more harmful to humanity than a century of war.
English writer 1667-1745
Interest is the spur of the people, but glory that of great souls. Invention is the talent of youth, and judgment of age.
British Dramatist 1670-1729
Invention flags, his brain goes muddy, and black despair succeeds brown study.
English writer 1667-1745
Invention is the talent of youth, as judgment is of age.
English painter, specialising in portraits 1723-1792
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.
Lyndon B. Johnson
American president 1908-173
It is the genius of our Constitution that under its shelter of enduring institutions and rooted principles there is ample room for the rich fertility of American political invention.
Irish writer 1854-1900
Literature always anticipates life. It does not copy it, but moulds it to its purpose. The nineteenth century, as we know it, is largely an invention of Balzac.
Scottish stand-up comedian, musician, actor 1942-
Marriage is a wonderful invention; but, then again, so is a bicycle repair kit.Source: Billy Connolly: The Authorized Version (Pan Books, 1976) by Duncan Campbell
English writer 1882-1941
Methinks the human method of expression by sound of tongue is very elementary, and ought to be substituted for some ingenious invention which should be able to give vent to at least six coherent sentences at once.
English playwright and poet 1564-1616
O! for a muse of fire, that would ascend the brightest heaven of invention.
American writer 1891-1980
One can be absolutely truthful and sincere even though admittedly the most outrageous liar. Fiction and invention are of the very fabric of life.
Swiss psychiatrist and psychoanalyst 1875-1961
One of the most difficult tasks men can perform, however much others may despise it, is the invention of good games and it cannot be done by men out of touch with their instinctive selves.Source: Jung and the Story of Our Time, Laurens van der Post (1977)
In Poland born English writer 1857-1924
Only in men's imagination does every truth find an effective and undeniable existence. Imagination, not invention, is the supreme master of art as of life.
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