Category Archives: Quotations

Question are as important as answers

“The formulation of a problem is often more essential than its solution, which may be merely a matter of mathematical or experimental skill. To raise new questions, new possibilities, to regard old questions from a new angle, requires creative imagination … Continue reading

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Quotable: “Innovation isn’t…”

“Innovation isn’t always about adding things. It’s asking yourself, what can I take away?” — Carmine Gallo, The Innovation Secrets of Steve Jobs: Insanely Different Principles for Breakthrough Success

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Quote of the Day: “…one small step for man…”

I remember sitting on the linoleum floor of our living room, in my pajamas, transfixed by that grainy images. We had set foot on another world. We need to go back. We need to go farther. And I believe that … Continue reading

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Quote of the Day: “…a person’s mind-set has the power…”

Science has demonstrated unequivocally that a person’s mind-set has the power to dramatically affect both short-term capabilities and the long-term dynamic of achievement. —David Shenk (in The Genius in All of Us: Why Everything You’ve Been Told About Genetics, Talent, and … Continue reading

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Quote of the Day: “…restrictions get the mind going.”

“Sometimes restrictions get the mind going. If you’ve got tons and tons of money, you may relax and figure you can throw money at any problem that comes along. You don’t have to think so hard. But when you have … Continue reading

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Quote of the Day: “…prepared to be wrong…”

“If you’re not prepared to be wrong, you’ll never come up with anything original.” —Sir Ken Robinson

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Quote of the Day: “…superluminal quantum interconnectedness…”

“I throw around the term superluminal quantum interconnectedness as a state of being I hope to  achieve one day.” —Arthur Plotnik

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Quote: “…the tools of everyday metaphorical thought…”

“Consequently, innovation and novelty are not miraculous, they do not come out of nowhere. They are built using the tools of everyday metaphorical thought, as well as other commonplace conceptual mechanisms.” —George Lakoff and Mark Johnson Image credit: mono bustos/Stock.xchg

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Quote of the Day: “…the place where creativity and skill rub up against each other”

“There’s a paradox in the notion that creativity should be a habit. We think of creativity as a way of keeping everything fresh and new, while habit implies routine and repetition.

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Quote of the Day: “Constant motion”

“…even when the next step is unclear, the best way to figure it out is to take some incremental action. Constant motion is the key to execution.” –Scott Belsky (in Making Ideas Happen: Overcoming the Obstacles Between Vision & Reality) … Continue reading

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