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Can you imagine being Leonardo Da Vinci in the 1400s trying to describe his ideas for machines that would allow humans to fly to the average person of his time? This is hundreds of years before the invention of electricity, the internal combustion engine, and many other things we take for granted today.

Fabrizio Moreira

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The classy gangster is a Hollywood invention.

Orson Welles

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I'm proud of my invention, but I'm sad that it is used by terrorists.

Mikhail Kalashnikov

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People often ask me how I feel about my invention being used to kill people every day and the AK being a common weapon of ethnic conflicts. I want to make it clear that I created my assault rifle to protect my country. You can blame politicians for its spreading out of control on a global scale.

Mikhail Kalashnikov

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The digital revolution is far more significant than the invention of writing or even of printing.

Douglas Engelbart

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The digital camera is a great invention because it allows us to reminisce. Instantly.

Demetri Martin

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Everything we do is designed, whether we're producing a magazine, a website, or a bridge. Design is really the creative invention that designs everything.

Henry Petroski

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A patent, or invention, is any assemblage of technologies or ideas that you can put together that nobody put together that way before. That's how the patent office defines it. That's an invention.

Dean Kamen

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I think that short films often contain an originality, a creative freedom, an energy and an invention that is inspiring and entertaining. I think they are, as Shakespeare put it, a good deed in a naughty world.

Kenneth Branagh

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