Inventions - Inventors Quotes

Getting caught is the mother of invention.

Necessity, the mother of invention.

This is the patent age of new inventions For killing bodies, and for saving souls, All propagated with the best intentions.

Things don’t turn up in this world until somebody turns them up.

One invention still lacking: how to reverse explosions.

The march of invention has clothed mankind with powers of which a century ago the boldest imagination could not have dreamt.

Want is the mistress of invention.

If you build a better mousetrap, you will catch better mice.

For every person who thinks up a magnificent breakthrough idea, there are a hundred who are nothing more than mindless and unimportant implementers of the idea. The reason for the imbalance in numbers is that the implementers tend to kill the people with the great ideas in order to cut down on the workload. (“Dilbert”)

There is no adequate defense, except stupidity, against the impact of a new idea.