Innovation Quotes

Innovation is the process of turning ideas into manufacturable and marketable form.

Watts Humprey

Great innovations should not be forced on slender majorities.

Thomas Jefferson

I believe in being an innovator.

Walt Disney

Fashion is something barbarous, for it produces innovation without reason and imitation without benefit.

George Santayana

Since we live in an age of innovation, a practical education must prepare a man for work that does not yet exist and cannot yet be clearly defined.

Peter F. Drucker

You have all the reason in the world to achieve your grandest dreams. Imagination plus innovation equals realization.

Denis Waitley

Entrepreneurs innovate. Innovation is the specific instrument of entrepreneurship. It is the act that endows resources with a new capacity to create wealth.

Peter F. Drucker

The world leaders in innovation and creativity will also be world leaders in everything else.

Harold R. McAlindon

Innovation is the creation of the new or the re-arranging of the old in a new way.

Michael Vance

Innovation is not the product of logical thought, although the result is tied to logical structure.

Albert Einstein

Never before in history has innovation offered promise of so much to so many in so short a time.

Bill Gates

Innovation by definition will not be accepted at first. It takes repeated attempts, endless demonstrations, monotonous rehearsals before innovation can be accepted and internalized by an organization. This requires 'courageous patience'.

Warren Bennis

Innovation distinguishes between a leader and a follower.

Steve Jobs

When you innovate, you've got to be prepared for everyone telling you you're nuts.

Larry Ellison

Every innovation occasions more harm and and derangement of order by its novelty, than benefit by its abstract utility

Legal Maxim

Innovation is the central issue in economic prosperity

Michael Porter

When men are easy in their circumstances, they are naturally enemies to innovations.

Cannonball Adderley

If we look at the fact, we shall find that the great inventions of the age are not, with us at least, always produced in universities.

Charles Babbage

I do not regret my youth and its beliefs. Up to now, I have wasted my time to live. Youth is the true force, but it is too rarely lucid. Sometimes it has a triumphant liking for what is now, and the pugnacious broadside of paradox may please it. But there is a degree in innovation which they who have not lived very much cannot attain. And yet who knows if the stern greatness of present events will not have educated and aged the generation which to-day forms humanity's effective frontier? Whatever our hope may be, if we did not place it in youth, where should we place it?

Henri Barbusse

The welfare state disempowered working class people people by taking away their ability to self-organise, by taking away their ability to work with each other. It atomised working class communities and also prevented innovation and aspiration for those at the bottom.

Phillip Blond

When its too easy to get money, then you get a lot of noise mixed in with the real innovation and entrepreneurship. Tough times bring out the best parts of Silicon Valley.

Sergey Brin

Pure innovation is more gross than error.

George Chapman

An important scientific innovation rarely makes its way by gradually winning over and converting its opponents; it rarely happens that Saul becomes Paul. What does happen is that it opponents gradually die out and that the growing generation is familiarized with the idea from the beginning.

Max Planck

Innovation has nothing to do with how many R&D dollars you have. When Apple came up with the Mac, IBM was spending at least 100 times more on R&D. It's not about money. It's about the people you have, how you're led, and how much you get it.

Steve Jobs

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Updated On : May 25, 2013
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