Innovation Quotes of the Day – April 29, 2012

“If you go into a bar in most places in America and even say the word poetry, you’ll probably get beaten up. But poetry is a really strong, beautiful form to me, and a lot of innovation in language comes from poetry.”

– Jim Jarmusch

“One of the ways that you can attract people to your innovation efforts is to leverage the power of passion. Seek to identify what people are passionate about when it comes to your company or your products. Passion can be extremely contagious.”

– Braden Kelley

“Great spirits have always encountered violent opposition from mediocre minds.”

– Albert Einstein

What are some of your favorite innovation quotes?

Add one or more to the comments, listing the quote and who said it, and I’ll share the best of the submissions as future innovation quotes of the day!

About Braden Kelley

Braden Kelley is a Design Thinking, Innovation and Transformation consultant, a popular innovation speaker, workshop leader, and creator of The Change Planning Toolkit™. He is the author of Stoking Your Innovation Bonfire from John Wiley & Sons and Charting Change from Palgrave Macmillan. Braden has been advising companies since 1996, while living and working in England, Germany, and the United States. Braden is a US Navy veteran and earned his MBA from top-rated London Business School. Follow him on Twitter and Linkedin.
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3 Responses to Innovation Quotes of the Day – April 29, 2012

  1. Ernesto Tan says:

    Albert Einstein wrote, “Everybody is a genius!” But if you judge a fish by its ability to climb a tree, it will live its whole life believing that it is stupid!
    We are all capable of doing one thing better than any other person alive at this time in history! – Matthew Kelly

  2. moladi says:

    “Fish cannot teach birds to fly” – moladi

  3. moladi says:

    In life as in golf – you learn more when in the rough – moladi

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