The discovery of the telephone has made us acquainted with many strange phenomena. It has enabled us, amongst other things, to establish beyond a doubt the fact that electric currents actually traverse the earth’s crust....
We are kept keen on the grindstone of pain and necessity.
The way of war was the invention of heavenly beings.
A great idea always begins with unbounded inspiration.
Novelists invent characters; poets invent themselves.
It’s fun to invent systems and meanings and then poke holes in them.
Never keep a line of retreat: it is a wretched invention.
Imagination has brought mankind through the Dark Ages to its present state of civilization. Imagination led Columbus to discover America. Imagination led Franklin to discover electricity. Imagination has given us the steam engine, the telephone,...
One must always account for the vagaries of truth.