Quotes with inventions
One thing led to another and then you started with something and you finished with another, and these inventions. I incorporated those in my regular cartoons and, for some reason or other, they were taken up. They stood out and I'm typed as an inventor; I'm a crazy inventor and my name is in the dictionary and I'm very pleased.
Oral history interview with Rube Goldberg by Emily Nathan, for Radio Smithsonian, 1970.
As tremendous as the influence of financial inventions have been, in the influence of network inventions will be as great, or greater.
New Rules for the New Economy: 10 Radical Strategies for a Connected World (1999)
But if inventions have increased man's power over nature very much, then the real value of money is better measured for some purposes in labour than in commodities.
The world isn't getting any better, which is quite alienating. Scientific progress seems to amplify rather than lessen our problems. Inventions proliferate, the economy booms, but people suffer ever more. I think there are simply too many people. Progress can't keep up with the growing population, although we like to believe otherwise.