The innovation quotes listed below signals a positive message of taking failures and triumphs with the right attitude. Read these famous creative thinking quotations and sayings to feel motivated.

Innovation Quotes

Derived from the Latin word ‘innovare’ which means ‘to renew or to change’ the word innovation implies renewal or novelty. The word was commonly in use as an economic terminology, but later it came to be related to diverse topics such as business, product design, science, sociology and engineering. There is a very narrow difference between the words innovation and invention. While innovation relates to the change that is acceptable to society and lucrative in the market, invention, on the other hand, means making additional changes to an existing product or process. Read these famous creative thinking quotations and sayings for more on this.

He most honors my style who learns under it to destroy the teacher.

- Walt Whitman

Every artist dips his brush in his own soul, and paints his own nature into his pictures.

- Henry Ward Beecher

Do not go where the path may lead, go instead where there is no path and leave a trail.

- Ralph Waldo Emerson

Without wonder and insight, acting is just a trade. With it, it becomes creation.

- Bette Davis

The only things in my life that compatibly exists with this grand universe are the creative works of the human spirit.

- Ansel Adams

Twelve significant photographs in any one year is a good crop.

- Ansel Adams

You don't take a photograph, you make it.

- Ansel Adams

Remember always that you not only have the right to be an individual, you have an obligation to be one.

- Eleanor Roosevelt

It is good taste, and good taste alone, that possesses the power to sterilize and is always the first handicap to any creative functioning.

- Salvador Dali

Fiction is the truth inside the lie.

- Stephen King

Creativity requires the courage to let go of certainties.

- Erich Fromm

Most people die before they are fully born. Creativeness means to be born before one dies.

- Erich Fromm

Art is the tree of life. Science is the tree of death.

- William Booth

First comes thought; then organization of that thought, into ideas and plans; then transformation of those plans into reality. The beginning, as you will observe, is in your imagination.

- Napolean Hill

Ideas are the beginning points of all fortunes.

- Napolean Hill

The very essence of the creative is its novelty, and hence we have no standard by which to judge it.

- Carl Rogers

Business has only two functions - marketing and innovation.

- The Unbearable Lightness of Being , Milan Kundera

No problem can be solved from the same level of consciousness that created it.

- Albert Einstein

My vocal style I haven't tried to copy from anyone. It just developed until it became the girlish whine it is today.

- Robert Plant

Education must provide the opportunities for self-fulfillment; it can at best provide a rich and challenging environment for the individual to explore, in his own way.

- Noam Chomsky

We cannot direct the wind, but we can adjust the sails.

- Dolly Parton

All cartoon characters and fables must be exaggeration, caricatures. It is the very nature of fantasy and fable.

- Walt Disney

Animation can explain whatever the mind of man can conceive. This facility makes it the most versatile and explicit means of communication yet devised for quick mass appreciation.

- Walt Disney

Disneyland is a work of love. We didn't go into Disneyland just with the idea of making money.

- Walt Disney

I believe in being an innovator.

- Walt Disney

“I heard people say, 'Why would he want to do this?' My answer is 'Why not?' It is what I love. It's what I know.”.

- Wayne Gretzky

Happiness is not an ideal of reason, but of imagination.

- Immanuel Kant

Excuse me while I kiss the sky.

- Jimi Hendrix

Imagination is the key to my lyrics. The rest is painted with a little science fiction.

- Jimi Hendrix

We especially need imagination in science. It is not all mathematics, nor all logic, but it is somewhat beauty and poetry.

- Maria Montessori

A new untruth is better than an old truth.

- Oliver Wendell Holmes

People should think things out fresh and not just accept conventional terms and the conventional way of doing things.

- R. Buckminster Fuller

Happiness is ideal, it is the work of the imagination.

- Marquis de Sade

People are always telling me that change is good. But all that means is that something you didn't want to happen has happened.

- Meg Ryan

Perhaps it sounds ridiculous, but the best thing that young filmmakers should do is to get hold of a camera and some film and make a movie of any kind at all.

- Stanley Kubrick

Create your own visual style... let it be unique for yourself and yet identifiable for others.

- Oscar Wilde

I have always been driven to buck the system, to innovate, to take things beyond where they've been.

- Sam Walton

I'm barely prolific and incredibly lazy.

- Tom Petty

It is art that makes life, makes interest, makes importance... and I know of no substitute whatever for the force and beauty of its process.

- Henry James

The only obligation to which in advance we may hold a novel, without incurring the accusation of being arbitrary, is that it be interesting.

- Henry James

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