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Imagination is not only the uniquely human capacity to envision that which is not, and therefore the fount of all invention and innovation. In its arguably most transformative and revelatory capacity, it is the power to that enables us to empathize with humans whose experiences we have never shared.
J. K. Rowling
Nature is the source of all true knowledge. She has her own logic, her own laws, she has no effect without cause nor invention without necessity.
Leonardo da Vinci
O! for a muse of fire, that would ascend the brightest heaven of invention.
If necessity is the mother of invention, urgency is the uncle of change. Without it, progress slows and then stops and then reverses.
Scheduled shipping is one of many inventions that has made New York a global capital of innovation and creativity - from Willis Carrier's invention of air conditioning in Buffalo and George Eastman's breakthrough film technology in Rochester to the rise of hip-hop in the South Bronx and the world's first cell phone call in Midtown Manhattan.
The digital camera is a great invention because it allows us to reminisce. Instantly.
The notion of directing a film is the invention of critics - the whole eloquence of cinema is achieved in the editing room.
The digital revolution is far more significant than the invention of writing or even of printing.
Everything we do is designed, whether we're producing a magazine, a website, or a bridge. Design is really the creative invention that designs everything.
The promise of artificial intelligence and computer science generally vastly outweighs the impact it could have on some jobs in the same way that, while the invention of the airplane negatively affected the railroad industry, it opened a much wider door to human progress.
The invention of basketball was not an accident. It was developed to meet a need. Those boys simply would not play 'Drop the Handkerchief.'
Invention, it must be humbly admitted, does not consist in creating out of void, but out of chaos.
For me, a diva is like the great opera singer, the great film star - out of reach, in their own world, with a real gift for invention: attention-demanding performance artists with a flamboyant, compelling sense of their own importance so special and inimitable it verges on the alien.
Among all the marvels of modern invention, that with which I am most concerned is, of course, air transportation. Flying is perhaps the most dramatic of recent scientific attainment. In the brief span of thirty-odd years, the world has seen an inventor's dream first materialized by the Wright brothers at Kitty Hawk become an everyday actuality.
A patent, or invention, is any assemblage of technologies or ideas that you can put together that nobody put together that way before. That's how the patent office defines it. That's an invention.
Architecture is invention.
One might think that the money value of an invention constitutes its reward to the man who loves his work. But... I continue to find my greatest pleasure, and so my reward, in the work that precedes what the world calls success.
Thomas A. Edison
No amount of skillful invention can replace the essential element of imagination.
The invention of the printing press was one of the most important events in human history.
The practice of narrative and argument does not lead to invention, but it compels a certain coherence of thought.
If everything is God's will, then so is the invention of the vaccine, just like the seatbelt.
The classy gangster is a Hollywood invention.
Art is beauty, the perpetual invention of detail, the choice of words, the exquisite care of execution.
Television is like the invention of indoor plumbing. It didn't change people's habits. It just kept them inside the house.
It might interest you to know that the 1828 Noah Webster Dictionary identifies the optimist in complimentary terms, but says nothing about the pessimist. The word 'pessimist' was not in our vocabulary at that time. It's a modern 'invention' which I believe we should 'dis-invent.'
Marriage is a wonderful invention: then again, so is a bicycle repair kit.
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