Quotation Explorer - 'Ingenuity'

It may well be doubted whether human ingenuity can construct an enigma... which human ingenuity may not, by proper application, resolve. - Edgar Allan Poe
Never tell people how to do things. Tell them what to do, and they will surprise you with their ingenuity. - George S. Patton
A common mistake people make when trying to design something completely foolproof is to underestimate the ingenuity of complete fools. - Douglas Adams
Not to see many things, not to hear them, not to let them approach one--first piece of ingenuity, first proof that one is no accident but a necessity. - Friedrich Nietzsche
Despite all our amazing ability, ingenuity, technology and industry humans are the one species who have not mastered the art of simplicity. - Rasheed Ogunlaru
Never tell people how to do things. Tell them what to do and they will surprise you with their ingenuity. - George S. Patton
When freedom prevails, the ingenuity and inventiveness of people creates incredible wealth. This is the source of the natural improvement of the human condition. - Brian S. Wesbury
They say that creative ingenuity is a crazed person. I say that a crazed person is one who lacks creative ingenuity. - Andrea L'Artiste
When I see the elaborate study and ingenuity displayed by women in the pursuit of trifles, I feel no doubt of their capacity for the most herculean undertakings. - Julia Ward Howe
The ingenuity of the device blinds us to its utter uselessness.
In this remarkable time for the world, I refuse to believe it's time to stop believing in the possibilities of our remarkable country. I refuse to accept the downsizing of the American Dream. I refuse to bet against American entrepreneurial spirit and American ingenuity. - John Kerry
Desperation is the father of ingenuity. - James C Jones II
Happenstance is the myth of the simple mind, for it is the deliberate genius of God that what appears entirely disjointed always reveals itself to be stunningly seamless. And it is in reflecting on such stunning ingenuity that our faith becomes seamless. - Craig D. Lounsbrough
The insights given by a great professor are a privilege to receive. To be a teacher, by contrast, calls for more ingenuity and patience; it is the canny art of coaxing insights out of the students themselves. - Caitlin Keiper
Ingenuity and creativity, even for a defeating case of two steps forward and one backward, applied strategically can covert a loss into gain. - Priyavrat Thareja
A common mistake that people make when trying to design something completely foolproof is to underestimate the ingenuity of complete fools. - Douglas Adams
Anybody who has doubts about the ingenuity or the resourcefulness of a plumber never got a bill from one. - George Meany
Your ingenuity will remain dormant until it is provoked - Bernard Kelvin Clive
When I am passing through hell, I have to remind myself of the last time I happened to be on that road. How quickly it was over, without any ingenuity on my part. After all, hell is a one-way street. The only direction forward is the way out. - R. N. Prasher
A praying mother symbolizes grace, strength and wisdom; she is an icon of productivity and ingenuity. - Jaachynma N.E. Agu
Obsession is like a pretty, little, picket fence that offers itself up as a thin line--a separation between ingenuity and insanity. - S. D. Lawendowski
A common mistake that people make when trying to design something completely foolproof was to underestimate the ingenuity of complete fools. - Douglas Adams
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