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God hath made man upright; but they have sought out many inventions. (Quote by - Bible)

I am proud of the fact that I never invented weapons to kill. (Quote by - Thomas Edison)

Today every invention is received with a cry of triumph which soon turns into a cry of fear. (Quote by - Bertolt Brecht)

A tool is but the extension of a man's hand, and a machine is but a complex tool. And he that invents a machine augments the power of a man and the well-being of mankind. (Quote by - Henry Ward Beecher)

A moment's insight is sometimes worth a life's experience. (Quote by - Thomas Fuller)

The golden hour of invention must terminate like other hours, and when the man of genius returns to the cares, the duties, the vexations, and the amusements of life, his companions behold him as one of themselves--the creature of habits and infirmities. (Quote by - Isaac D'Israeli)

To invent, you need a good imagination and a pile of junk. (Quote by - Thomas A. Edison)

An inventor is simply a fellow who doesn't take his education too seriously. (Quote by - Charles F. Kettering)

We issued gorged with knowledge, and I spoke: Why, Sirs, they do all this as well as we. They hunt old trails said Cyril, very well; But when did woman ever yet invent? (Quote by - Lord Alfred Tennyson)

Take the advice of a faithful friend, and submit thy inventions to his censure. (Quote by - Thomas Fuller)

Invention is the mother of necessity. (Quote by - Thorstein Veblen)

She has a housewife's hand; but that's no matter: I say she never did invent this letter; This is a man's invention and his hand. (Quote by - William Shakespeare)

The march of invention has clothed mankind with powers of which a century ago the boldest imagination could not have dreamt. (Quote by -Henry Georg)

He had been eight years upon a project for extracting sunbeams out of cucumbers, which were to be put in phials hermetically sealed, and let out to warm the air in raw, inclement summers. (Quote by - Jonathan Swift)

Everything that can be invented has been invented. (Quote by - Charles H. Duell)

Electric telegraphs, printing, gas, Tobacco, balloons, and steam, Are little events that have come to pass Since the days of the old regime. And, spite of Lempriere's dazzling page, I'd give--though it might seem bold-- A hundred years of the Golden Age For a year of the Age of Gold. (Quote by - Henry S. Leigh)

Only an inventor knows how to borrow, and every man is or should be an inventor. (Quote by - Ralph Waldo Emerson)

It is not true, it is a happy invention. (Quote by - Giordano Bruno)

The best way to predict the future is to invent it. (Quote by - Alan Kay)

Invention is the talent of youth, and judgment of age. (Quote by - Jonathan Swift)

Discovery consists of seeing what everybody has seen and thinking what nobody else has thought. (Quote by - Jonathan Swift)

Our inventions mirror our secret wishes. (Quote by - Charles H. Duell)

Getting caught is the mother of invention. (Quote by - Robert Byrne)

Necessity, the mother of invention (Quote by - George Farquhar)

I don't think necessity is the mother of invention - invention, in my opinion, arises directly from idleness, possibly also from laziness. To save oneself trouble. (Quote by - Agatha Christie)


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