'Art' is an invention of aesthetics, which in turn is an invention of philosophers. What we call art is a game.
Man is a creature of hope and invention, both of which believe the idea that things cannot be changed.
Marriage is a wonderful invention: then again, so is a bicycle repair kit.
O for a muse of fire, that would ascend the brightest heaven of invention.
Telephone, n. An invention of the devil which abrogates some of the advantages of making a disagreeable person keep his distance.
I will ignore all ideas for new works on engines of war, the invention of which has reached its limits and for whose improvements I see no further hope.
A computer lets you make more mistakes faster than any invention in human history with the possible exceptions of handguns and tequila.
Human subtelty 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.
Mortification from a self strength, carried on by ways of self invention, unto the end of a self righteousness, is the soul and substnace of all false religion in the world.
Th' invention all admir'd, and each how he To be th' inventor miss'd; so easy it seem'd, Once found, which yet unfound most would have thought Impossible!
I am taught the poorness of our invention, the ugliness of towns and palaces. Art and luxury have early learned that they must work as enhancement and sequel to this original beauty. I am over instructed for my return. Henceforth I shall be hard to please
It is questionable if all the mechanical inventions yet made have lightened the day's toil of any human being.
The digital revolution is far more significant than the invention of writing or even of printing.
The Internet is the most important single development in the history of human communication since the invention of call waiting.
Invention breeds invention. Ralph Waldo Emerson
If we have learned one thing from the history of invention and discovery, it is that, in the long run and often in the short one the most daring prophecies seem laughably conservative.
Women's virtue is man's greatest INVENTION Skinner
Okay, invention exchange... Dr. Forrester
Our invention exchange today is...you!
We are all inventors, each sailing out on a voyage of discovery, guided each by a private chart, of which there is no duplicate. The world is all gates, all opportunities.
Invention is the talent of youth, as judgment is of age.
Homo sapiens is the species that invents symbols in which to invest passion and authority, then forgets that symbols are inventions.
What business has science and capitalism got, bringing all these new inventions into the works, before society has produced a generation educated up to using them!
Of all of our inventions for mass communication, pictures still speak the most universally understood language.
Destiny is the invention of the cowardly, and the resigned.