America is a country of inventors, and the greatest of inventors are the newspaper men
The greatest misfortune that ever befell man was the invention of printing.
An inventor is simply a fellow who doesn’t take his education too seriously.
An inventor fails 999 times, and if he succeeds once, he’s in. He treats his failures simply as practice shots.
“No great discovery was ever made without a bold guess”
Human subtlety will never devise an invention more beautiful, more simple or more direct than does nature because in her inventions nothing is lacking, and nothing is superfluous.
Great ideas originate in the muscles
I am proud of the fact that I never invented weapons to kill.
To invent, you need a good imagination and a pile of junk.
Invention is the mother of necessity.