American Inventor Quotes


366 American Inventor quotes:



"I know this world is ruled by infinite intelligence. Everything that surrounds us- everything that exists -- proves that there are infinite laws behind it. There can be no denying this fact. It is mathematical in its precision."
"In just six weeks from the time the design was started, we had the motor on the block testing its power."
"There will always be a frontier where there is an open mind and a willing hand."
"Our imagination is the only limit to what we can hope to have in the future."
"What was really funny is that as I got older all those guys who called me a sissy in junior high school wanted me to be their best friend because they wanted to meet all the girls that I knew in figure skating."
"I could never accept findings based almost exclusively on mathematics."
"It ain't ignorance that causes all the trouble in this world. It's the things people know that ain't so."
"At MIT, I had the good fortune for seven years to teach network theory, which is basic to many disciplines, to one-third of the undergraduate student body. It was an experiment to see how high we could bring their level of understanding, and it exceeded all of my expectations."
"But today the quickest way to save your bottom line is to cut off research."
"I had studied violin from age 7 to 14."
"I loved music, and in my ninth year at MIT, I decided to buy a hi-fi set. I figured that all I needed to do was look at the specifications. So I bought what looked like the best one, turned it on, and turned it off in five minutes, the sound was so poor."
"I really wanted to do research. That has never changed."
"I'm forming a charitable institution for education."
"One hundred percent of our earnings are reinvested in the company, and a great deal of that goes to research."
"Research in this country is going down."
"The excitement level for me working on projects is really not a bit different from when I was 26."
"The food we ate was Indian, and both my mother and father were very deep into the ancient philosophy of India, so it could well have been an Indian household."
"The prejudice was so bad in the United States at that time that a dark person with a white person would not be served in a restaurant. My father, mother, and I would try it occasionally. We would sit there, and the food would never come."
"There was a time when I was wondering about this business of going public, so I visited about a half-dozen companies in the Boston area, all of them formed by MIT faculty and all had gone public."
"We did experiments with the Boston Symphony for many years where we measured the angles of incidence of sound arriving at the ears of the audience, then took the measurements back to MIT and analyzed them."


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