Maker's Quotes

"Inspiration can be found in a pile of junk. Sometimes, you can put it together with a good imagination and invent something.”
Thomas Edison, Inventor, Scientist and Businessman

“Give these people money, let them play, and they'll come up with something.”
Vannevar Bush (1890-1974) American engineer known for his work on analog computing, the Manhattan Project, and the founding of Raytheon. (Bush is responsible for the whole architecture of government support for science.)

“If you want to find the secrets of the universe, think in terms of energy, frequency and vibration.”
Nikola Tesla, Inventor and Scientist

“An idea not coupled with action will never get any bigger than the brain cell it occupied.”
Arnold Glasow, American Humorist

“Life is and will ever remain an equation incapable of solution, but it contains certain known factors.”
Nikola Tesla, Inventor and Scientist

“Scientific progress on a broad front results from the free play of free intellects, working on subjects of their own choice, in the manner dictated by their curiosity for exploration of the unknown.”
Vannevar Bush (1890-1974) American engineer known for his work on analog computing, the Manhattan Project, and the founding of Raytheon.

“When you have exhausted all possibilities, remember this . . . you haven’t.”
Thomas Edison, Inventor, Scientist and Businessman

“Research is to see what everybody else has seen, and to think what nobody else has thought.”
Albert Szent-Györgi (1893-1986) U. S. biochemist.

“To invent, you need a good imagination and a pile of junk.”
Thomas Edison, Inventor, Scientist and Businessman

“Your imagination is your preview of life's coming attractions.”
Albert Einstein, Theoretical Physicist

“The secret of getting ahead is getting started. The secret of getting started is breaking your complex overwhelming tasks into small manageable tasks, and then starting on the first one.”
Mark Twain, Author and Humorist

“I find my greatest pleasure, and so my reward, in the work that precedes what the world calls success.”
Thomas Edison, Inventor, Scientist and Businessman