• Innovative ideas, lead to innovative thoughts. (Jules Roderkerken)
  • Incentives spark productivity in the short run. (Dan Pink)
  • Creative people are too busy being creative and are sometimes critical of the creativity of others. (Edward De Bono)
  • Innovation distinguishes between a leader and a follower. (Steve Jobs)
  • As companies get bigger they find it really hard to have small innovative projects. (Larry Page)
  • Question the unquestionable. (Unknown)
  • Due to the fact that obvious answers always reflect the existing paradigm, an obvious answer to a question is never an innovation. They are more likely to be just mutation instead of innovations. (Denis Hauptly) 
  • Management is great if you want compliance, but if you want engagement; self direction is better. (Dan Pink)
  • If you're not failing every now and again, it's a sign you're not doing anything very innovative. (Woody Allen)
  • Innovation is not the product of logical thought, although the result is tied to logical structure. (Albert Einstein)
  • Creativity is thinking up new things. Innovation is doing new things. (Theodore Levitt)
  • 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'. (Warren Bennis)
  • You have all the reason in the world to achieve your grandest dreams. Imagination plus innovation equals realization. (Denis Waitley)
  • Innovation has nothing to do with how many R&D dollars you have. When Apple came up with the Mac, IBM was spending at least 100 times more on R&D. It's not about money. It's about the people you have, how you're led, and how much you get it. (Steve Jobs)
  • M. A. Rosanoff: "Mr. Edison, please tell me what laboratory rules you want me to observe."
    Edison: "There ain't no rules around here. We're trying to accomplish something!"
    (Thomas Edison)