Quotes May 16, 2019

I’ve never really taken anything very seriously. I enjoy life because I enjoy making other people enjoy it.
Tim Conway,
comedian, actor, writer and director
One of the things that attracted me to economics was its importance in improving people’s lives.
Alice Rivlin,
I guess that’s just the life of an inventor: what people do with your ideas takes you totally by surprise.
Stephanie Kwolek,
inventor of industrial fibers used in Kevlar
I went to all the big names that you could think of and they said, ‘We don’t need it — no woman has asked us for that.’ So I went into manufacturing myself.
Marion Donovan,
inventor of Pampers diapers
I wish to avail myself of all that is already known and then if possible add my mite to help on the future worker who will attain final success.
Wilbur Wright,
co-inventor of the first successful airplane
Every once in a while, a new technology, an old problem, and a big idea turn into an innovation.
Dean Kamen,
engineer, businessman and inventor of the Segway vehicle
All you need is one person to say yes to an idea.
Joy Mangano
inventor and entrepreneur
I’m a crazy inventor … and my name is in the dictionary and I’m very pleased.
Rube Goldberg,
cartoonist, engineer and inventor
Even a secret agent can’t lie to a Jewish mother.
Peter Malkin,
former Israeli secret agent