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I'm one of those people who says, 'yes, cinema died when they invented sound.'
I invented 'It's a good thing' before you were even born.
Aliens didn't come down to Earth and give us technology. We invented it ourselves. Therefore it can never be alienating; it can only be an expression of our humanity.
The word tomorrow was invented for indecisive people and for children.
Accurst be he that first invented war.
If God had meant Harvard professors to appear in People magazine, She wouldn't have invented The New York Review of Books.
Television is something the Russians invented to destroy American education.
I wouldn't say I invented tacky, but I definitely brought it to its present high popularity.
Benjamin Franklin may have discovered electricity, but it was the man who invented the meter who made the money.
Good taste is the worst vice ever invented.
Matrimony; the high sea for which no compass has yet been invented.
Many stories are invented about me - too many stories; almost everyone uses me, and I'd say about 0.01 percent of the gossip is true.
In the name of Hippocrates, doctors have invented the most exquisite form of torture ever known to man: survival.
You can't think about terrorism without thinking about Palestinian terrorism. Palestinians began international terrorism. It started with them in 1968. They used it as the first resort, not the last resort. They invented it, they perfected it, they benefited from it and they taught the world how to use it and that it would be successful.
My grandparents invented joylessness. They were not fun. I've already had more fun with my grandchildren than my grandparents ever had with me.
When Tim Berners-Lee invented the computer code that led to the creation of the World Wide Web in 1990, he did not try to patent or charge fees for the use of his technology.
The book is like the spoon, scissors, the hammer, the wheel. Once invented, it cannot be improved. You cannot make a spoon that is better than a spoon... The book has been thoroughly tested, and it's very hard to see how it could be improved on for its current purposes.
I'm loath to use my personal life to promote what I do, but at the same time, I don't like a journalist going away with no more than you could get off Wikipedia, where most of it's invented anyway.
A created thing is never invented and it is never true: it is always and ever itself.
Ya know, I always admired Ray Kroc, the man who invented McDonald's. Ray had a vision of the most commonplace thing - a hamburger and fries to go - but to him it was just the greatest thing ever, and he was going to make it the greatest thing ever for everybody else, and he did.
David Lee Roth
God invented mankind because he loved silly stories.
The Swedish engineer who invented the zip fastener made a greater intellectual leap than many scientists do in a lifetime.
My father invented a cure for which there was no disease and unfortunately my mother caught it and died of it.
People have asked me why I made the first chapter of my first novel so long, and in an invented English. The only answer I can come up with that satisfies me is, 'To keep out the scum.'
I was 26 when I invented the wrap dress. It was just a nothing little printed dress made out an jersey, and before I know it, I lived an American Dream making more than 25,000 dresses a week.
Diane von Furstenberg
John F. Kennedy
Martin Luther King, Jr.
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