Famous quotes by Inventors

Small: It has a sound and rational circulating medium, a real and definite representative of wealth
"It has a sound and rational circulating medium, a real and definite representative of wealth"
Josiah Warren, Inventor
Small: Freedom is the oxygen without which science cannot breathe
"Freedom is the oxygen without which science cannot breathe"
David Sarnoff, Inventor
Small: The mere holding of slaves, therefore, is a condition having per se nothing of moral character in it, any more
"The mere holding of slaves, therefore, is a condition having per se nothing of moral character in it, any more than the being a parent, or employer, or ruler"
Samuel Morse, Inventor
Small: My price is five dollars for a miniature on ivory, and I have engaged three or four at that price. My price fo
"My price is five dollars for a miniature on ivory, and I have engaged three or four at that price. My price for profiles is one dollar, and everybody is willing to engage me at that price"
Samuel Morse, Inventor
Small: Today we have 1 billion users on the Net. By 2010 we will have maybe 2 billion
"Today we have 1 billion users on the Net. By 2010 we will have maybe 2 billion"
Vinton Cerf, Inventor
Small: The Internet lives where anyone can access it
"The Internet lives where anyone can access it"
Vinton Cerf, Inventor
Small: The phenomenon develops calmly, but it is invisible, unstoppable. One feels, one sees it born and grow steadil
"The phenomenon develops calmly, but it is invisible, unstoppable. One feels, one sees it born and grow steadily; and it is not in one's power to either hasten or slow it down"
Leon Foucault, Inventor
Small: History has repeatedly shown that when a new method or material becomes available, new uses for it arise
"History has repeatedly shown that when a new method or material becomes available, new uses for it arise"
Wilson Greatbatch, Inventor
Small: I think a lot of developments start with the desire of the developer to get what he really wants so that he ca
"I think a lot of developments start with the desire of the developer to get what he really wants so that he can use it. It's not just the technical fascination or the business opportunity"
Ray Dolby, Inventor
Small: I shot with it a lot. I still do now. That is why I am hard of hearing
"I shot with it a lot. I still do now. That is why I am hard of hearing"
Mikhail Kalashnikov, Inventor
Small: While theoretically and technically television may be feasible, commercially and financially it is an impossib
"While theoretically and technically television may be feasible, commercially and financially it is an impossibility"
Lee De Forest, Inventor
Small: In marketing Ive seen only one strategy that cant miss - and that is to market to your best customers first, y
"In marketing I've seen only one strategy that can't miss - and that is to market to your best customers first, your best prospects second and the rest of the world last"
John Romero, Inventor
Small: Death gives meaning to our lives. It gives importance and value to time. Time would become meaningless if ther
"Death gives meaning to our lives. It gives importance and value to time. Time would become meaningless if there were too much of it"
Ray Kurzweil, Inventor
Small: One always has to remember these days where the garbage pail is, because its so easy to make sounds, and to pu
"One always has to remember these days where the garbage pail is, because it's so easy to make sounds, and to put sounds together into something that appears to be music, but it's just as hard as it always was to make good music"
Robert Moog, Inventor
Small: Im still the same person, thinking the same way, so its possible I will invent something
"I'm still the same person, thinking the same way, so it's possible I will invent something"
Erno Rubik, Inventor
Small: Great discoveries and improvements invariably involve the cooperation of many minds. I may be given credit for
"Great discoveries and improvements invariably involve the cooperation of many minds. I may be given credit for having blazed the trail, but when I look at the subsequent developments I feel the credit is due to others rather than to myself"
Alexander Graham Bell, Inventor
Small: Well-arranged time is the surest mark of a well-arranged mind
"Well-arranged time is the surest mark of a well-arranged mind"
Isaac Pitman, Inventor
Small: A nations ability to fight a modern war is as good as its technological ability
"A nation's ability to fight a modern war is as good as its technological ability"
Frank Whittle, Inventor
Small: If you build up the soil with organic material, the plants will do just fine
"If you build up the soil with organic material, the plants will do just fine"
John Harrison, Inventor
Small: The prejudice was so bad in the United States at that time that a dark person with a white person would not be
"The prejudice was so bad in the United States at that time that a dark person with a white person would not be served in a restaurant. My father, mother, and I would try it occasionally. We would sit there, and the food would never come"
Amar Bose, Inventor
Small: Todays scientists have substituted mathematics for experiments, and they wander off through equation after equ
"Today's scientists have substituted mathematics for experiments, and they wander off through equation after equation, and eventually build a structure which has no relation to reality"
Nikola Tesla, Inventor
Small: There exist limitless opportunities in every industry. Where there is an open mind, there will always be a fro
Charles F. Kettering
"There exist limitless opportunities in every industry. Where there is an open mind, there will always be a frontier"
Charles F. Kettering, Inventor
Small: The world hates change, yet it is the only thing that has brought progress
Charles F. Kettering
"The world hates change, yet it is the only thing that has brought progress"
Charles F. Kettering, Inventor
Small: The opportunities of man are limited only by his imagination. But so few have imagination that there are ten t
Charles F. Kettering
"The opportunities of man are limited only by his imagination. But so few have imagination that there are ten thousand fiddlers to one composer"
Charles F. Kettering, Inventor
Small: The only time you mustnt fail is the last time you try
Charles F. Kettering
"The only time you mustn't fail is the last time you try"
Charles F. Kettering, Inventor
Small: People think of the inventor as a screwball, but no one ever asks the inventor what he thinks of other people
Charles F. Kettering
"People think of the inventor as a screwball, but no one ever asks the inventor what he thinks of other people"
Charles F. Kettering, Inventor
Small: People are very open-minded about new things - as long as theyre exactly like the old ones
Charles F. Kettering
"People are very open-minded about new things - as long as they're exactly like the old ones"
Charles F. Kettering, Inventor
Small: Our imagination is the only limit to what we can hope to have in the future
Charles F. Kettering
"Our imagination is the only limit to what we can hope to have in the future"
Charles F. Kettering, Inventor
Small: One fails forward toward success
Charles F. Kettering
"One fails forward toward success"
Charles F. Kettering, Inventor
Small: No one would have crossed the ocean if he could have gotten off the ship in the storm
Charles F. Kettering
"No one would have crossed the ocean if he could have gotten off the ship in the storm"
Charles F. Kettering, Inventor