As quoted in Behavior-Based Robotics (1998) by Ronald C. Arkin. p. 8
I think football would become an even better game if someone could invent a ball that kicks back.Eric Morecambe
The future cannot be predicted, but futures can be invented.Dennis Gabor
The inventor...looks upon the world and is not contented with things as they are. He wants to improve whatever he sees, he wants to benefit the world; he is haunted by an idea. The spirit of invention possesses him, seeking materialization.
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.
Inventor: A person who makes an ingenious arrangement of wheels, levers and springs, and believes it civilization.ambrose bierce
Someone told me that creativity is just learning to do something with a different perspective.
Want, the mistress of invention.
Invention is both the institution of problem solving and advancing human obsolescence. We were naturally selected to replace ourselves.
All recognized famous inventors had capable predecessors and successors and made their improvements at a time when society was capable of using their product.jared diamond
Creativity is allowing yourself to make mistakes. Art is knowing which ones to keep.
Everything that can be invented has been invented.
God hath made man upright; but they have sought out many inventions.
Only an inventor knows how to borrow, and every man is or should be an inventor.ralph waldo emerson
A moment's insight is sometimes worth a life's experience.thomas fuller
For many things we can find substitutes, but there is not now, nor will there ever be, a substitute for creative thought.crawford greenewalt
Creativity is the result of a struggle between vitality and form. As anyone who has tried to write a sonnet or scan poetry, is aware, the form ideally do not take away from the creativity but may add to it.rollo may
Creativity arises out of the tension between spontaneity and limitations, the latter (like the river banks) forcing the spontaneity into the various forms which are essential to the work of art or poem.rollo may
Creativity perpetually invents itself.
I have always found it in mine own experience an easier matter to devise manie and profitable inventions, than to dispose of one of them to the good of the author himself.
Ideas are like rabbits. You get a couple of them and learn how to handle them, and pretty soon you have a dozen.
Whoever invented soccer should be worshipped as a god.Hugo Sánchez
To me, the smell of fresh-made coffee is one of the greatest inventions.Hugh Jackman
Of all of our inventions for mass communication, pictures still speak the most universally understood language.walt disney