Quotes by invention
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American writer 1899-1961
There are events which are so great that if a writer has participated in them his obligation is to write truly rather than assume the presumption of altering them with invention.
American writer 1891-1980
There is the happiness which comes from creative effort. The joy of dreaming, creating, building, whether in painting a picture, writing an epic, singing a song, composing a symphony, devising new invention, creating a vast industry.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
American poet and philosopher 1803-1882
There is then creative reading as well as creative writing. When the mind is braced by labor and invention, the page of whatever book we read becomes luminous with manifold allusion. Every sentence is doubly significant, and the sense of our author is as broad as the world.
American actor, clown and comedian 1950-
This play is truly a great invention, and we're having a great time doing it eight times a week.
American-British author 1951-
To me, the greatest invention of my lifetime is the laptop computer and the fact that I can be working on a book and be in an airport lounge, in a hotel room, and continue working; I fire up my laptop, and I'm in exactly the same place I was when I left home - that, to me, is a miracle.
German - Austrian writer 1898-1956
Today every invention is received with a cry of triumph which soon turns into a cry of fear.
Greek philosopher 427 BC - 347 BC
Too much attention to health is a hindrance to learning, to invention, and to studies of any kind, for we are always feeling suspicious shootings and swimmings in our heads, and we are prone to blame studies from them.
American Editor, Humanitarian, Author 1915-1990
War is an invention of the human mind. The human mind can invent peace with justice.Source: Who Speaks for Man (1953) p. 318
English writer 1930-2012
We are quite at ease in this no man's land of ignorance and doubt and dispute, absorbed in the ambiguities of trying to reach truth by mixing fact with invention.
Robert M. Hutchins
American educational philosopher 1899-1977
We can put television in its proper light by supposing that Gutenberg's great invention had been directed at printing only comic books.
American businessman 1942-
What interests me is starting businesses on our own, finding ideas that we can support, and simply investing in invention.
Women's virtue is man's greatest invention.
C. A. R. Hoare
British computer scientist 1934-
Due credit must be paid to the genius of the designers of ALGOL 60 who included recursion in their language and enabled me to describe my invention so elegantly to the world.Source: The Emperors Old Clothes
Thomas Alva Edison
American inventor and founder of General Electric 1847-1931
One might think that the money value of an invention constitutes its reward to the man who loves his work. But speaking for myself, I can honestly say this is not so... I continue to find my greatest pleasure, and so my reward, in the work that precedes what the world calls success.
American writer 1842-1914
Telephone. An invention of the devil which abrogates some of the advantages of making a disagreeable person keep his distance.
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