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Doubt is the father of invention.
Galileo Galilei
Everything one invents is true, you may be perfectly sure of that. Poetry is as precise as geometry.
Gustave Flaubert
I believe in human dignity as the source of national purpose, human liberty as the source of national action, the human heart as the source of national compassion, and in the human mind as the source of our invention and our ideas
John Fitzgerald Kennedy
I invented the cordless extension cord.
Stephen Wright
Memory is the friend of wit, but the treacherous ally of invention; there are many books that owe their success to two things; good memory of those who write them, and the bad memory of those who read them
Charles Caleb Colton
Our inventions are wont to be pretty toys, which distract our attention from serious things. They are but improved means to an unimproved end.
Henry David Thoreau
Telephone, n. An invention of the devil which abrogates some of the advantages of making a disagreeable person keep his distance.
Ambrose Bierce
The greatest inventions were produced in the times of ignorance, as the use of the compass, gunpowder, and printing
Jonathan Swift
There have been three great inventions since the beginning of time: fire, the wheel, and central banking
Will Rogers
We believe that if men have the talent to invent new machines that put men out of work, they have the talent to put those men back to work
John Fitzgerald Kennedy
Where a new invention promises to be useful, it ought to be tried
Thomas Jefferson
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