39 Innovation Quotes
Be inspired and motivated by these innovation quotes.
Innovation has been defined by countless business types to mean
something very similar to what Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia,
states as, "meaning a new idea, creative thoughts, new imaginations
in form of device or method. Innovation is often also viewed as the
application of better solutions that meet new requirements,
unarticulated needs, or existing market needs."
The aforementioned definitions of innovation while applied to the
business world can also be applied to the individual person. This is
the person who decides that to introduce change into their personal
equation depends on their reinvention, or innovation relative to their
own attributes; that is how they respond to issues; how they handle
stress; or how they integrate a modality of expectations into their
real personality without causing harm, grief or upset to their own
And, while all of these various definitions may have merit, it is also
wise to consider what you mean by innovation in understanding
that it may be more an individually subjective rather than an
objective viewpoint. There’s no exact science to explain where
your next idea may come from, however, it may simply be the
reading of one quote, or unique saying, or some other type of
message that may just be your trigger. So, read on and see
what thoughts unfold today.
You can't test the waters of a new design by keeping your
foot dry. Every new invention requires risk. Only that which has
been is thought to be reinvented by fools.
Theodore W. Higgingsworth
Do not adorn the walls of progress with all that has been
accomplished by others but, instead, create a brand new wall
that stands as the exact opposite of what came before.
Rosy Lee Anderson
Poems About Change
There is only one thing stronger than all the armies of the world: and that is an idea whose time has come.
Short Inspirational Quotes
When building a Community, we embed a certain idea in its foundation — an idea which is able to unite and attract a mass of people ready to serve it.
Zinovia Dushkova, The Heart of the Community
People are not only open to new ideas, they are craving them.
Matt Church, The Thought Leaders Practice
Food For Thought
Innovation is taking two things that already exist and putting them together in a new way.
If you're not stubborn, you'll give up on experiments too soon. And if you're not flexible, you'll pound your head against the wall and you won't see a different solution to a problem you're
trying to solve.
Critical thinking can significantly enhance your problem-solving and decision-making skills. You make better-quality decisions, come up with more innovative solutions.
Michael Kallet, Think Smarter
Poems of Encouragement
If you’re going to inspire employees to achieve success, you must first and foremost build a lasting and healthy working relationship with each of them. To accomplish this,
get to know each employee on a professional and personal level.
The best creation I've ever been part of, the best change of attitude I've seen, and the most progressive and lasting renovation is the one called "me"
Byron R. Pulsifer
It takes courage to teach, to lead, to serve, to heal, to speak up, to stand out, to look inward, to right wrongs.
Shelly L. Francis
The valiant are the ones who bring change, get to the bottom of problems, seek solutions and lead us into the future. They make us bigger than ourselves. They exude confidence and trust.
They make us part of a larger picture and bring out the best in each of us.
Vulnerability is the birthplace of innovation, creativity and change.
There isn’t a single person out there who doesn’t wish to be in the driver’s seat of their own lives. Making this goal a reality involves learning how to use your own mind to benefit you, instead of
allowing yourself to be sabotaged by negative habits.
We don’t know who discovered water, but we’re certain it wasn’t a fish.
Throughout history, people with new ideas—who think differently and try to change things—have always been called troublemakers.
Positive Quotes About Change
The creation of something new is not accomplished by the intellect, but by the play instinct arising from inner necessity. The creative mind plays with the object it loves.
Ideas are like rabbits. You get a couple and learn how to handle them, and pretty soon you have a dozen.
To accomplish great things we must dream as well as act.
Dreamers are mocked as impractical. The truth is they are the
most practical, as their innovations lead to progress and a better
way of life for all of us.
It is the essence of genius to make use of the simplest ideas.
There’s no good idea that cannot be improved on.
Do not get obsolete like an old technology, keep innovating yourself.
Quotes To Live By
What good is an idea if it remains an idea? Try. Experiment.
Iterate. Fail. Try again. Change the world.
Never Give Up
As the births of living creatures, at first, are ill-shapen:
so are all Innovations, which are the births of time.
There is no doubt that creativity is the most important human resource
of all. Without creativity, there would be no progress, and we would be
forever repeating the same patterns.
Edward de Bono
Think On These Things
Innovation by definition will not be accepted at first. It takes repeated
attempts, endless demonstrations, monotonous rehearsals before innovation
can be accepted and internalized by an organization. This requires 'courageous patience'.
The innovation point is the pivotal moment when talented and motivated
people seek the opportunity to act on their ideas and dreams.
W. Arthur Porter
Creativity is thinking up new things. Innovation is doing new things.
Actions Speak Louder Than Words
Just as energy is the basis of life itself, and ideas the source of innovation,
so is innovation the vital spark of all human change, improvement and progress.
If you're not failing every now and again, it's a sign you're not
doing anything very innovative.
There is nothing more difficult to take in hand, more perilous to conduct,
or more uncertain in its success, than to take the lead in the
introduction of a new order of things.
If you want to be more creative, stay in part a child,
with the creativity and invention that characterizes children
before they are deformed by adult society.
It is better to have enough ideas for some of them to be wrong,
than to be always right by having no ideas at all.
Edward de Bono
Poems About Failure
This 'telephone' has too many shortcomings to be seriously
considered as a means of communication. The device is of no value to us.
Western Union Internal Memo, 1876
Autonomy actually becomes an intrinsic motivator for the employee - they feel trusted with freedom, empowered to be creative and to innovate."
Dave Coplin, Business Reimagined
Motivational Quotes for Work
Everything of importance has been said before by somebody who did not discover it.
Alfred North Whitehead
Innovation distinguishes from a leader and a follower.
Everyone who has ever taken a shower has had an idea.
It's the person who gets out of the shower, dries off, and does
something about it that makes a difference.
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