Quotation Explorer - 'Inventions'

We owe to the Middle Ages the two worst inventions of humanity - gunpowder and romantic love. - Andre Maurois
Much has been made about the death of the novel and the end of literature as it’s seen to be assailed by technology, by the web, by the many and varied new forms of entertainment and culture. I don’t share that pessimism because I think it is one of the great inventions of the human spirit. - Richard Flanagan
He without inspiration and motivation exists no more in a world full of innovations and inventions! - Darnaya Darice
You were saved not by work, but for work. Do it till all is done. By your Inventions, Innovations, Initiatives, Improvements, Involvements, Imaginations, Information, Interventions and Inspirations... Go the extra mile and dare to do it. - Israelmore Ayivor
Order, unity and continuity are human inventions just as truly as catalogues and encyclopedias. - Bertrand Russell
It is clear looking at statistics of inventions, discoveries and fortune 500 companies, that it is not the believers that are managing the affairs of the earth. What a tragedy!!! - Sunday Adelaja
Our human inventions astound, our technological advancements are staggering,and we have amassed great wealthbut, it is only through Love that hearts are transformed, respect is fostered, and lasting peace achieved... - Kate Mullane Robertson
Humankind spends so much time admiring and ritualizing the inventions of humankind! And yet humankind is such a tiny part of all there is. -- Nigel S. Hey, Wonderment(Matador, 2012) - Nigel Hey
Inventions are not solely the making of material things, inventions are also the mental unleashing of ideas by a genuis with a sixth sense. - Michael Bassey Johnson
I do not think you can name many great inventions that have been made by married men. - Nikola Tesla
Writing is perhaps the greatest of human inventions, binding together people who never knew each other, citizens of distant epochs. Books break the shackles of time. A book is proof that humans are capable of magic. - Carl Sagan
Sex does not thrive on monotony. Without feeling, inventions, moods,no surprises in bed. Sex must be mixed with tears, laughter, words, promises, scenes, jealousy, envy, all the spices of fear, foreign travel, new faces, novels, stories, dreams, fantasies, music, dancing, opium, wine. - Anaïs Nin
Our inventions are wont to be pretty toys, which distract our attention from serious things. They are but improved means to an unimproved end. - Henry David Thoreau
Inventions are smarter than their inventors - Larrie D. Ferreiro
Thinking Breeds Inventions and Innovations. - Auliq-Ice
There are no new inventions, only new discoveries. - Stephen Richards
I never did anything worth doing by accident, nor did any of my inventions come by accident - Thomas A. Edison
It is naturally given to all men to esteem their own inventions best. - Thomas More
[From a New York Times biography from May 27, 2010 entitled Introduction to 's 'The Second Sex']Beauvoir herself was as devout an atheist as she had once been a Catholic, and she dismisses religions even when they worship a goddess as the inventions of men to perpetuate their dominion. - Simone de Beauvoir
EVERYTHING IS POSSIBLE ! Your Dreams ! Your Ideas ! Your Inventions ! Your Vision ! Never let anyone tell you " You Can't - Raj
All national institutions of churches, whether Jewish, Christian, or Turkish, appear to me no other than human inventions, set up to terrify and enslave mankind, and monopolize power and profit. - Thomas Paine
All national institutions of churches, whether Jewish, Christian or Turkish, appear to me no other than human inventions set up to terrify and enslave mankind, and monopolize power and profit. - Thomas Paine
You know what's truly weird about any financial crisis? We made it up. Currency, money, finance, they're all social inventions. When the sun comes up in the morning it's shining on the same physical landscape, all the atoms are in place. - Bruce Sterling
If you find a community with less production and less inspiring inventions, then know it is a sign of lack of Business Leaders and full of General Managers do not know what they can manage or what they are managing. - Sameh Elsayed
We tend to think of future inventions and discoveries, but in reality, these things already exist in the knowledge bank of the universe. - Stephen Richards
Of all of our inventions for mass communication, pictures still speak the most universally understood language. - Walt Disney Company
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. - Leonardo da Vinci
It is a poor wit who lives by borrowing the words, decisions, inventions and actions of others.
Inventions have long-since reached their limit--and I see no hope for further developments." -- , world-famous engineer (Rome, 10 AD) - Julius Frontinus
What a life we live. Full of questions, adventures, stories, mistakes, good, quests, bad, miracles, lessons, people, blessings, journeys, inventions, music, animals, history, cultures, religions, prophecies, planets, stars, careers, movies, plants, hate, love, and so much more. - Jonathan Anthony Burkett
And it did me no good to recall particular conversations (if indeed these were particular conversations I was remembering so vividly, rather than inventions of my uneasy brain). Remembering clarified nothing. - Emma Donoghue
In some ways, art is the most terrifying of human inventions. It preserves the right to undermine all the categories. The history of art is the history of iconoclasm, the history of some new voice saying that everything you know is wrong. - Richard Powers
The most revolutionary aspect of the Protestant teaching however, is the fact that the Protestants began to look for ways and means to serve God better through inventions, discoveries, researches, sciences, factories, industries, etc. - Sunday Adelaja
Inventions reached their limit long ago, and I see no hope for further development.
Without theory, practice is but routine born of habit. Theory alone can bring forth and develop the spirit of inventions. - Louis Pasteur
We are more ready to try the untried when what we do is inconsequential. Hence the fact that many inventions had their birth as toys. - Eric Hoffer
Reading might be the root of ideas and inventions, even in the case of leisure reading. - Eraldo Banovac
Up to 90% of all inventions of the world comes from the Protestant world - Sunday Adelaja
Up till recently 75% of all inventions from the time of the industrial revolution is credited to the countries where Protestant ethics were taught - Sunday Adelaja
There is nothing sacred about any beliefs! They are all the apparent inventions of human mind! Beliefs of the billions have nothing to do with the truth! If the world can stop deceiving itself, there will emerge a new world, a world that represents the truth! - Mehmet Murat ildan
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