Inventions quotes

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◆ I would like to find the person who discovered sex and see what he's working on now.
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◆ There have been three great inventions since the beginning of time: fire, the wheel, and central banking
- Will Rogers99
◆ An amazing invention - but who would ever want to use one?
- Rutherford B Hayes99
◆ These are bagpipes. I understand the inventor of the bagpipes was inspired when he saw a man carrying an indignant, asthmatic pig under his arm. Unfortunately, the man-made sound never equalled the purity of the sound achieved by the pig.
- Alfred Hitchcock99
◆ Without question, the greatest invention in the history of mankind is beer. Oh, I grant you that the wheel was also a fine invention, but the wheel does not go nearly as well with pizza.
- Dave Barry99
◆ Human subtlety will never devise an invention more beautiful, more simple or more direct than does nature because in her inventions nothing is lacking, and nothing is superfluous.
- Leonardo Da Vinci99
◆ My country has contrived for me the most insignificant office that ever the invention of man contrived or his imagination conceived.
- John Adams99
◆ I will ignore all ideas for new works on engines of war, the invention of which has reached its limits and for whose improvements I see no further hope.
- Sextus Julius Frontinus99
◆ I do not think there is any thrill that can go through the human heart like that felt by the inventor as he sees some creation of the brain unfolding to success... Such emotions make a man forget food, sleep, friends, love, everything.
- Nikola Tesla99
◆ Invention, strictly speaking, is little more than a new combination of those images which have been previously gathered and deposited in the memory; nothing can come of nothing
- Joshua Reynolds99
◆ 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 Kennedy99
◆ Homo sapiens is the species that invents symbols in which to invest passion and authority, then forgets that symbols are inventions.
- Joyce Carol Oates99
◆ To invent, you need a good imagination and a pile of junk.
- Thomas A Edison99
◆ Soon silence will have passed into legend. Man has turned his back on silence. Day after day he invents machines and devices that increase noise and distract humanity from the essence of life, contemplation, meditation...
- Francis Bacon Sr99
◆ 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 Kennedy99

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