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The word tomorrow was invented for indecisive people and for children.
Accursed be he that first invented war.
I've been falsely accused of drawing too much from real life. But I am a petty thief - I take little things. And, I mean, I can hardly write 10 words before I start to make things up. I start to invent, because that's what I want to do. I'm running away to an invented place.
I love video games. I'm also slightly in awe of them. I'm in awe of their power in terms of imagination, in terms of technology, in terms of concept. But I think, above all, I'm in awe at their power to motivate, to compel us, to transfix us, like really nothing else we've ever invented has quite done before.
Not much was really invented during the Renaissance, if you don't count modern civilization.
P. J. O'Rourke
Every perfect life is a parable invented by God.
So let's not use a stylus. We're going to use the best pointing device in the world. We're going to use a pointing device that we're all born with - born with ten of them. We're going to use our fingers. We're going to touch this with our fingers. And we have invented a new technology called multi-touch, which is phenomenal. It works like magic.
Confusion is a word we have invented for an order which is not understood.
In the name of Hypocrites, doctors have invented the most exquisite form of torture ever known to man: survival.
Edward Everett Hale
High heels were invented by a woman who had been kissed on the forehead.
The universe has a much greater imagination than we do, which is why the real story of the universe is far more interesting than any of the fairy tales we have invented to describe it.
Lawrence M. Krauss
Successful technologies often begin as hobbies. Jacques Cousteau invented scuba diving because he enjoyed exploring caves. The Wright brothers invented flying as a relief from the monotony of their normal business of selling and repairing bicycles.
I heard a definition once: Happiness is health and a short memory! I wish I'd invented it, because it is very true.
The fear of the never-ending onslaught of gizmos and gadgets is nothing new. The radio, the telephone, Facebook - each of these inventions changed the world. Each of them scared the heck out of an older generation. And each of them was invented by people who were in their 20s.
Daniel H. Wilson
Man invented language to satisfy his deep need to complain.
Ping-pong was invented on the dining tables of England in the 19th century, and it was called Wiff-waff! And there, I think, you have the difference between us and the rest of the world. Other nations, the French, looked at a dining table and saw an opportunity to have dinner; we looked at it an saw an opportunity to play Wiff-waff.
I am proud of the fact that I never invented weapons to kill.
Thomas A. Edison
Fiction was invented the day Jonas arrived home and told his wife that he was three days late because he had been swallowed by a whale.
Gabriel Garcia Marquez
Parents were invented to make children happy by giving them something to ignore.
The guy who invented the first wheel was an idiot. The guy who invented the other three, he was a genius.
I think, in a way, I invented the term 'fight club' and that these things have always existed, but they never really had a label. Nobody had a language to apply to them. I created that language in two words and I've been paid a great deal of money for inventing two words and labeling something that has always been around.
No one has ever written, painted, sculpted, modeled, built, or invented except literally to get out of hell.
The idea that religion and politics don't mix was invented by the Devil to keep Christians from running their own country.
Abstraction is one of the greatest visionary tools ever invented by human beings to imagine, decipher, and depict the world.
Benjamin Franklin may have discovered electricity, but it was the man who invented the meter who made the money.
A. P. J. Abdul Kalam
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