Words matter. These are the best Inventors Quotes from famous people such as Erik Voorhees, Bertrand Piccard, Daniel Kahneman, Will McDonough, Walt Whitman, and they’re great for sharing with your friends.
Bitcoin is absolutely the Wild West of finance, and thank goodness. It represents a whole legion of adventurers and entrepreneurs, of risk takers, inventors, and problem solvers. It is the frontier. Huge amounts of wealth will be created and destroyed as this new landscape is mapped out.
What the history of aviation has brought in the 20th century should inspire us to be inventors and explorers ourselves in the new century.
Optimistic people play a disproportionate role in shaping our lives. Their decisions make a difference; they are inventors, entrepreneurs, political and military leaders – not average people. They got to where they are by seeking challenges and taking risks.
I don’t think we use television the way we should or the way the inventors intended.
The genius of the United States is not best or most in its executives or legislatures, nor in its ambassadors or authors or colleges, or churches, or parlors, nor even in its newspapers or inventors, but always most in the common people.
Inventors often don’t know how to pitch their ideas. So many people in Silicon Valley want to hear you say ‘disruptive,’ and tote a ‘platform.’ They repeat buzzwords over and over, and I think it intimidates a real inventor.
Very learned women are to be found, in the same manner as female warriors; but they are seldom or ever inventors.
The word inventors have to create a new term to describe how I felt when I learned that ‘Refund’ was on the shortlist for the Frank O’Connor International Story prize – Excited, thrilled, honored, none of them quite do it.
The painter, sculptor, writer, and musician are protected by law. So are inventors. But the chef has absolutely no redress for plagiarism on his work; on the contrary, the more the latter is liked and appreciated, the more will people clamour for his recipes.
People have laughed at all great inventors and discoverers.
Because of the love affair between the American public and the stock market, it is possible for entrepreneurs, technological visionaries and inventors of every sort to get financing.
America is a country of inventors, and the greatest of inventors are the newspaper men.
If I look into my past, I was definitely into inventors. I was into stories of Edison and Tesla and da Vinci and all these guys making stuff in their garage.
Today, people idolize athletes and celebrities – and yes, highly successful and visionary business people like Bill Gates or Steve Jobs, but not the innovators who perhaps have not seen such high-flying levels of success. Can anyone name the inventors of GPS, which has such a huge impact on our lives today?
We want New Hampshire to be a haven for entrepreneurs and inventors – the people who are creating the products and good-paying jobs of the future.
The Romans were not inventors of the supporting arch, but its extended use in vaults and intersecting barrel shapes and domes is theirs.
In the bubble decade, making money as an end in itself boomed as a calling among students at elite universities like Harvard, siphoning off gifted undergraduates who might otherwise have been scientists, teachers, doctors, entrepreneurs, artists or inventors.
America is full of entrepreneurs, inventors, and dreamers.
There are conventions for people with serious, boring inventions, but fad inventors need help. You need someone to talk to. You just can’t tell your friends you’re going to invent a pet rock and mortgage your house to pay for it. It’s embarrassing… risky mentally. Your friends think you’re crazy.
The optimum amount of sugar in a product became known as the ‘bliss point.’ Food inventors and scientists spend a huge amount of time formulating the perfect amount of sugar that will send us over the moon and send products flying off the shelves.
The PhD system is the real root of the evil of academic snobbery. People who have PhDs consider themselves a priesthood, and inventors generally don’t have PhDs.
For a first-time entrepreneur, there’s nothing better than being in Silicon Valley because there is so much going on, and there’s such a large number of inventors, that even a B level idea or a C level idea could be nurtured and be given venture capital there.
I’m here to fight for the re-education of what celebrity is: to say, ‘Yes, we are celebrities, but yes, we’re also innovators. We’re also inventors. We’re also thoughtful.’
At the turn of the twentieth century, board games were becoming increasingly commonplace in middle-class homes. In addition, more and more inventors were discovering that the games were not just a pastime but also a means of communication.
The First Australians are the true cooks and ‘food inventors’ of these lands and their exclusion from our history, and specifically our food culture, is unacceptable.
For me, I always admire anyone that’s entrepreneurs or inventors.
The United States owes a great debt to its inventors. Far from being grateful to them, it places every obstruction in their way and makes it enormously difficult to secure a patent.
We insist on celebrating lone heroic path-finders, but even the most admired and the most successful inventors are part of a more remarkable supply chain of innovators who are largely ignored for the simpler mythology of one man or one eureka moment.
The inventors we remember didn’t invent anything. They’re the people who took somebody else’s invention and made it commercially viable.
Name the greatest of all inventors. Accident.