What Can We Learn From Inventors?
Inventors seem to have something about them that many others don’t. That little bit of creativity that, if they were never to invent something, would make them seem a little bit… off. But history seems to forgive the idiosyncracies of the geniuses, and not so genius among us who come up with innovations. Technology always moves on. From stone and iron, to electricity, medicine and electronic inventions.
Thomas Edison has been attributed with a number of interesting quotes.
I have not failed. I’ve just found 10,000 ways that won’t work.
Genius is one per cent inspiration, ninety-nine per cent perspiration.
Edison seems to be of the opinion that to create truly amazing inventions, all you really need to do is work hard and don’t give up.
Einstein was also known to have a few interesting things to say:
Only two things are infinite, the universe and human stupidity, and I’m not sure about the former.
One of the best quotes ever.
One of the most famous quotes comes from Ben Franklin:
Early to bed and early to rise makes a man healthy, wealthy, and wise.
You may not agree with the sentiment, but it is one of the most quoted statements in American history.
Alexander Graham Bell
Yes, the father of electricity and the telephone (the world’s first electronic social network) had quite a few published and famous quotes:
When one door closes, another opens; but we often look so long and so regretfully upon the closed door that we do not see the one which has opened for us.
Before anything else, preparation is the key to success.
So true this next one…
The nation that secures control of the air will ultimately control the world.