Innovation Quotes of the Day – May 4, 2012


“The world is moved not only by the mighty shoves of the heroes but also by the aggregate of the tiny pushes of each honest worker.”

– Helen Keller


“The question is not whether someone is innovative or not, but what innovation roles does each person tend towards. Are all Nine Innovation Roles represented on your teams? Innovation is a team sport, and all nine roles are required for innovation success.”

– Braden Kelley


“In this time of budget cuts, we cannot forget that basic science is a building block for scientific innovation and economic growth in the information age.”

– Tim Bishop


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 Director of Design Thinking, Innovation and Transformation at Oracle, 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 earned his MBA from top-rated London Business School. Follow him on Twitter and Linkedin.
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