25 Awesome Innovation Quotes
Gijs van WulfenDecember 14, 2012

1. Nothing is stronger than habit. [Ovid]

2. If you always do what you always did, you will always get what you always got. [Albert Einstein]

3. It’s tough when markets change and your people within the company don’t. [Harvard Business Review]

4. They always say time changes things, but you actually have to change them yourself. [Andy Warhol]

5. We cannot solve a problem by using the same kind of thinking we used when we created them. [A. Einstein]

6. Necessity is the mother of invention. [Anonymous]

7. Minds are like parachutes; they work best when open. [T. Dewar]

8. The reasonable man adapts himself to the world; the unreasonable one persists in trying to adapt the world to himself. Therefore all progress depends on the unreasonable man. [George Bernard Shaw]

9. There are no old roads to new directions. [The Boston Consulting Group]

10. You cannot discover new oceans unless you have the courage to lose sight of the shore. [Andre Gide]

11. Innovation is anything, but business as usual. [Anonymous]

12. The best way to predict the future is to invent it. [Alan Kay]

13. If at first the idea is not absurd, then there will be no hope for it. [A. Einstein]

14. The more original a discovery, the more obvious it seems afterwards. [Arthur Koestler]

15. A discovery is said to be an accident meeting a prepared mind. [A. von Szent-Gyorgyi]

16. Innovation is the ability to convert ideas into invoices. [L. Duncan]

17. Small opportunities are often the beginning of great enterprises. [Demosthenes]

18. Two roads diverged in a wood, and I took the one less traveled by and that has made all the difference. [Robert Frost]

19. The only way to discover the limits of the possible is to go beyond them into the impossible. [A. Clarke]

20. The key to success is for you to make a habit throughout your life of doing the things you fear. [Vincent Van Gogh]

21. The impossible is often the untried. [J. Goodwin]

22. An idea that is not dangerous is unworthy of being called an idea at all. [Oscar Wilde]

23. Ideas are useless unless used. [T. Levitt]

24. It is not how many ideas you have. It’s how many you make happen. [Advertisement of Accenture]

25. The best ideas lose their owners and take on lives of their own. [N. Bushnell]