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Today every invention is received with a cry of triumph which soon turns into a cry of fear. - Bertolt Brecht

A computer lets you make more mistakes faster than any invention in human history, with the possible exceptions of handguns and tequila. - Mitch Ratcliffe

Women's virtue is man's greatest invention. - Cornelia Otis Skinner

If Thomas Edison's invention of the electric bulb were reported on tonight's evening news, it would be reported as a threat to the candle industry. - Newt Gingrich

Conflict is the gadfly of thought. It stirs us to observation and memory. It instigates to invention. It shocks us out of sheep-like passivity, and sets us at noting and contriving. - John Dewey

It will ever remain incomprehensible that our generation, which has shown itself so great by its achievements in discovery and invention, could fall so low spiritually as to give up thinking. - Albert Schweitzer

Of all of our inventions for mass communication, pictures still speak the most universally understood language. - Walt Disney

Invention is the talent of youth, as judgment is of age. - Jonathan Swift

My country has contrived for me the most insignificant office that ever the invention of man contrived or his imagination conceived. - John Adams