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I don't think we use television the way we should or the way the inventors intended.


Will McDonough


#intended #inventors #should #television #think

People have laughed at all great inventors and discoverers.


John Sladek


#great #inventors #laughed #people

He wrested the world's whereabouts from the stars, and locked the secret in a pocket watch.


Dava Sobel


#invention #inventors #science #science

It takes a thousand men to invent a telegraph, or a steam engine, or a phonograph, or a photograph, or a telephone or any other important thing—and the last man gets the credit and we forget the others. He added his little mite — that is all he did. These object lessons should teach us that ninety-nine parts of all things that proceed from the intellect are plagiarisms, pure and simple; and the lesson ought to make us modest. But nothing can do that.


Mark Twain


#inventors #plagiarism #men

America is a country of inventors, and the greatest of inventors are the newspaper men.


Alexander Graham Bell


#country #greatest #inventors #men #newspaper

The Romans were not inventors of the supporting arch, but its extended use in vaults and intersecting barrel shapes and domes is theirs.


Harry Seidler


#arch #barrel #extended #inventors #romans

I did a book in 1996, an overview of black history. In that process I became more aware of a lot of the black inventors of the 19th century.


Kareem Abdul-Jabbar


#aware #became #black #black history #book

The PhD system is the real root of the evil of academic snobbery. People who have PhDs consider themselves a priesthood, and inventors generally don't have PhDs.


Freeman Dyson


#consider #evil #generally #inventors #people

Because of the love affair between the American public and the stock market, it is possible for entrepreneurs, technological visionaries and inventors of every sort to get financing.


Ron Chernow


#american #american public #because #between #entrepreneurs

I can't recall any difficulty in making the C language definition completely open - any discussion on the matter tended to mention languages whose inventors tried to keep tight control, and consequent ill fate.


Dennis Ritchie


#completely #consequent #control #definition #difficulty






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