Favorite Quotations ~  Innovation, 2 Me & Mr Johnson

"Invention breeds invention." ~ Ralph Waldo Emerson

Mere precedent is a dangerous source of authority. ~ Andrew Jackson, IBD, 6/14/04

We cannot innovate without opening the door to havoc. ~ Tom Peters

You can't dig a new well by digging the same hole deeper. ~ Edward De Bono

To innovate is not to reform. ~ Edmund Burke

We owe a lot to Thomas A. Edison -- if it wasn't for him, we'd be watching television by candlelight. ~ Milton Berle

People can be motivated to creativity simply with the instruction to "be creative." ~ Richard Saul Wurman

A new gadget that lasts only five minutes is worth more than an immortal work that bores everyone. ~ Francis Picabia

I have always been driven to buck the system, to innovate, to take things beyond where they've been. ~ Sam Walton

In trying to make something new, half the undertaking lies in discovering whether it can be done. Once it has been established that it can, duplication is inevitable. ~ Helen Gahagan Douglas

We must beware of needless innovation, especially when guided by logic. ~ Winston Churchill

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