Quotes in Invention

Everything that can be invented has been invented.

To invent, you need a good imagination and a pile of junk.

An inventor is simply a fellow who doesn't take his education too seriously.

Invention is the mother of necessity.

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.

My invention, (the motion picture camera) can be exploited... as a scientific curiosity, but apart from that it has no commercial value whatsoever.

Would you like me to give you a formula for success? It's quite simple, really. Double your rate of failure. You are thinking of failure as the enemy of success. But it isn't as all. You can be discouraged by failure - or you can learn from it. So go ahead and make mistakes. Make all you can. Because, remember, that's where you will find success.