Inspirational Quotes from Scientists and Inventors

April 28, 2017 By IdeaConnection

Nurture your inventive inclinations with these wise, inspiring and thought-provoking quotes from some of the greatest inventive and scientific minds our planet has ever seen.

“The true sign of intelligence is not knowledge but imagination.” Albert Einstein.

“There are no rules here–we’re trying to accomplish something.” Thomas Edison.

“It had long come to my attention that people of accomplishment rarely sat back and let things happen to them. They went out and happened to things.” Leonardo da Vinci.

“Whether you think you can or think you can’t, you’re right.” Henry Ford.

“When one door closes, another door opens; but we so often look so long and regretfully upon the closed door, that we do not see the ones which open for us.” Alexander Graham Bell.

“I do not think there is any thrill that can go through the human heart like that felt by the inventor as he sees some creation of the brain unfolding to success.” Nikola Tesla.

“Passion is the genesis of genius.” Galileo Galilei.

“An inventor fails 999 times, and if he succeeds once, he’s in. He treats his failures as simply practice shots.” Charles F. Kettering.

“Your time is limited, don’t waste it living someone else’s life. Don’t be trapped by dogma, which is living the result of other people’s thinking. Don’t let the noise of other opinions drown your own inner voice. And most important, have the courage to follow your heart and intuition, they somehow already know what you truly want to become.” Steve Jobs.

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My imagination of my abilities is in conflict with my reality,so I ignore the latter.
Posted by Stephen on June 21, 2017

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