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America, the temple of invention and industry, doesn't make things anymore.
I didn't say my invention is better, nor did I say other stuff does not work.
If necessity is the mother of invention, it's the father of cooperation. And we're cooperating like never before.
But thanks to my invention, my capitalist friends and I were able to bring the government to its knees.
The invention of basketball was not an accident. It was developed to meet a need. Those boys simply would not play 'Drop the Handkerchief.'
Architecture is invention.
The European Union is the world's most successful invention for advancing peace.
The invention of the iPod changes how you use music. Suddenly you have music everywhere.
Man's survival, from the time of Adam and Eve until the invention of agriculture, must have been precarious because of his inability to ensure his food supply.
And the invention of transformations of certain figures has become the most important in musical composition.
But I'm an adventurer. I like invention, I like discovery.
Answers are not enough, students should be encouraged to ask questions and explore alternatives to the norm. Entrepreneurship and invention are the backbone of the new economy, yet I doubt they get more than a nod in economics courses.
How thoroughly it is ingrained in mathematical science that every real advance goes hand in hand with the invention of sharper tools and simpler methods which, at the same time, assist in understanding earlier theories and in casting aside some more complicated developments.
We are not a Zappa cover band. We only play Frank's songs that were recorded by the Mothers of Invention and I think a lot of those songs were complex.
Jimmy Carl Black
I think the iPhone was as significant an invention as the Gutenburg press, in terms of the future of humanity.
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.
Since the invention of steamships distant countries have become like those that are near at hand.
Our ability to create has outreached our ability to use wisely the products of our invention.
Whitney M. Young
The invention of Bob Dylan with his guitar belongs in its way to the same kind of tradition of something meant to be heard, as the songs of Homer.
As a child, my mother told me lots of fairy stories, many her own invention. She, too, tended to reverse the norm.
None of my neighbors believe in what I say. They refuse to wear the rings. They will never accept my invention until the day they die. That's what I call the real antichrists.
The golden hour of invention must terminate like other hours, and when the man of genius returns to the cares, the duties, the vexations, and the amusements of life, his companions behold him as one of themselves - the creature of habits and infirmities.
The invention of the micro-loan was a big surprise to me. Who would have guessed loans of less than $20 made to poor people in undeveloped countries could create thriving local economies? And, even more surprisingly, that they more reliably pay off their debts than the wealthy of the world.
Joel A. Barker
California is a place of invention, a place of courage, a place of vision, a place of the future. People who made California what it is were willing to take risks, think outside convention and build.
It is an invention of the devil, an infernal falsity for the destruction of all Christianity.
I believe that life-saving, essential drugs should be freely available and the innovator should be paid a suitable royalty payment for his invention.
A man with an invention on which he has spent his life, but has no means to get it developed for the good of humanity - or even patented for himself - must feel the pinch of poverty very acutely.
What we were in on, really, was the invention of animation.
The real writer is one who really writes. Talent is an invention like phlogiston after the fact of fire. Work is its own cure. You have to like it better than being loved.
Television has some lovely aspects to it - and some ghastly aspects - but the theater itself was a wonderful invention.
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