innovation Quotes

Young people should be at the forefront of global change and innovation. Empowered, they can be key agents for development and peace.
 
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— Kofi Annan
If we can come up with innovations and train young people to take on new jobs, and if we can switch to clean energy, I think we have the capacity to build this world not dependent on fossil-fuel. I think it will happen, and it won't destroy economy.
 
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— Kofi Annan
Entrepreneurship is the engine fuelling innovation, employment generation and economic growth. Only by creating an environment where entrepreneur- ship can prosper and where entrepreneurs can try new ideas and empower others can we ensure that many of the world's issues will not go unaddressed.
 
— Klaus Schwab
There is a creative act involved by the receiver as well as by the sender and that makes for innovation. Both sides are equally important.
 
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— Kirk Varnedoe
As a traditionally risk-averse nation, India has rarely been at the forefront of innovation. Indian companies have mostly imitated others and became very good at it.
 
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— Kiran Mazumdar-Shaw
My passion for innovation and my interest in the 'business of science' has seen Biocon commercialize many innovative platforms and products.
 
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— Kiran Mazumdar-Shaw
I want to be remembered as someone who put India on the scientific map of the world in terms of large innovation. I want to be remembered for making a difference to global healthcare. And I want to be remembered as someone who did make a difference to social economic development in India.
 
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— Kiran Mazumdar-Shaw
[Science fiction is] that class of prose narrative treating of a situation that could not arise in the world we know, but which is hypothesised on the basis of some innovation in science or technology, or pseudo-science or pseudo-technology, whether human or extra-terrestrial in origin. It is distinguished from pure fantasy by its need to achieve verisimilitude and win the 'willing suspension of disbelief' through scientific plausibility.
 
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— Kingsley Amis
The nature of an innovation is that it will arise at a fringe where it can afford to become prevalent enough to establish its usefulness without being overwhelmed by the inertia of the orthodox system.
 
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— Kevin Kelly
I think that somebody with the resources and innovation and the idea is going to come out of nowhere and come up with a successful space travel program.
 
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— Kevin J. Anderson
I balance my natural drive for speed and impact with a counterbalancing drive for significance, innovation and sustained customer intimacy. This involves slowing down and moving from transactive management, which focuses on speed, content, accuracy and productivity, to transformative leadership, which focuses on significance, context, authenticity and purpose. This critical shift requires constant diligence, discipline and practice.
 
— Kevin Cashman
In order for America to remain a global leader in innovation and opportunity, we must give our children a solid foundation in math and science.
 
— Kenny Marchant
The trouble is that the risks that are being hedged very well by new financial securities are financial risks. And it appears to me that the real things you want to hedge are real risks, for example, risks in innovation. The fact is that you'd like companies to be able to take bigger chances. Presumably one obstacle to successful R&D, particularly when the costs are large, are the risks involved.
 
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— Kenneth Arrow
I am convinced that an electronic machine, no matter how smart and intelligent, being still a mere spatial structure in concept, can neither innovate nor even understand the self-evident proposition: 'No spatial structure can be a representation of any feeling'. Such innovation can only be a work of a non-spatial mind, like a human being, and only such innovation, it should be acknowledged, can pave the way for further scientific achievements.
 
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— Kedar Joshi
Creating open teamwork is the best way to encourage innovation.
 
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— Kay Koplovitz
Creative innovation requires knowing something. You can't just be a monkey throwing paint on a canvas. It's the 10,000-hour rule: You need to know something well enough to make something new.
 
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— Kathy Hirsh-Pasek
I recently had the opportunity to participate in 'Inc.''s first-ever 'Hire Power Awards' event in Washington, D.C. The event was a testament to the power of American entrepreneurship and the role that it plays in driving job creation and innovation in a wide array of industries.
 
— Karen Mills
No amount of tools can help a bad product. You have to remain genuine in your product development innovation and quality.
 
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— Kara Swisher
Net Neutrality is what makes the Internet so great - and so vital for innovation and creativity.
 
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— Justine Bateman
I want to preserve the free and open Internet - the experience that most users and entrepreneurs have come to expect and enjoy today and that has unleashed impressive innovation, job creation, and investment.
 
— Julius Genachowski
I am impressed with the innovation in the wireless marketplace. The Blackberry, the iPhone, the Pre, and other smart devices are breakthrough technologies that have helped revolutionize the wireless space.
 
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— Julius Genachowski
Our government's investments in science, technology and innovation are ensuring that ideas move from the lab to the marketplace faster, creating jobs and opportunities for Canadians. Through our investment in Mitacs Elevate, we are providing training and new career opportunities for talented researchers while ensuring that local businesses such as Vision Extrusions stay competitive and continue to create jobs here in Woodbridge.
 
— Julian Fantino
Our future growth relies on competitiveness and innovation, skills and productivity... and these in turn rely on the education of our people.
 
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— Julia Gillard
Without impact, innovation is just an idea with promise.
 
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— Judith Rodin
Innovation = Inspiration + Perspiration + Perseverance.
 
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— Juan Roman Riquelme
That this is not a sense of innovation and competition increasing prices because some other company is coming in and competing with Martin Shkreli. This is literally a monopoly.
 
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— Joy-Ann Reid
In the business world, there are systems and processes for just about everything else. Yet creativity and innovation, arguably THE most important aspects of progress, are often left to happen by chance. The system provides a scaffolding for creative support and exploration, yet is open enough to avoid curbing creativity or outputting cookie-cutter solutions.
 
— Josh Linkner
Innovation is a subset of creativity. Innovation often deals with product launches and is often relegated to the C-suite or to heads of R&D departments. Innovation requires creativity, but creativity is something that is much more broad. It applies to people at all levels of an organization. Today, we all are responsible for delivering "everyday creativity". Small creative acts that add up to big things.
 
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— Josh Linkner
The online shopping paradigm is finally changing. Indeed, I think we've seen more innovation in the last 10 months than in the last 10 years. We've seen an explosion of interesting technologies and opportunities that seek to change online shopping.
 
— Josh Kopelman
Measures are an innovation that changed a world of innocent and noble simplicity into one forever filled with dishonesty.
 
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— Josephus
People who create things nowadays can expect to be prosecuted by highly moralistic people who are incapable of creating anything. There is no way to measure the chilling effect on innovation that results from the threats of taxation, regulation and prosecution against anything that succeeds. We'll never know how many ideas our government has aborted in the name protecting us.
 
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— Joseph Sobran
When men are easy in their circumstances, they are naturally enemies to innovations.
 
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— Joseph Addison
Surely, nothing can be more plain or even more trite common sense than the proposition that innovation [...] is at the center of practically all the phenomena, difficulties, and problems of economic life in capitalist society.
 
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— Joseph A. Schumpeter
The strategic stimulus to economic development in Schumpeter's analysis is innovation, defined as the commercial or industrial application of something new--a new product, process or method of production, a new market or source of supply, a new form of commercial, business or financial organization.
 
— Joseph A. Schumpeter
Innovations are changes which cannot be decomposed into infinitessimal steps.
 
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— Joseph A. Schumpeter
Innovation is the market introduction of a technical or organisational novelty, not just its invention.
 
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— Joseph A. Schumpeter
All we can thus far say about the duration of the units of [the business cycle] and each of [its] two phases is that it will depend on the nature of the particular innovations that carry a cycle,... and the financial conditions and habits prevailing in the business community in each case.
 
— Joseph A. Schumpeter
It's in my stars to invent; I was born on Madame Curie's birthday. I have this need for originals, for innovation. That's why I like Charlie Parker.
 
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— Joni Mitchell
What keeps me up late at night, in the sense of worry, I guess it's innovation. It's funny to be worried about it, because it's a fair point that wow, look at the innovation we've seen over the past, not just 30 years, but over the past two years.
 
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— Jonathan Zittrain
There has been so much recent talk of progress in the areas of curriculum innovation and textbook revision that few people outside the field of teaching understand how bad most of our elementary school materials still are.
 
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— Jonathan Kozol