Summer has officially started! We thought we would lighten up the mood and share some of our favorite innovation quotes. It’s important to promote an innovation culture within your business, therefore, feel free to inspire your teammates with the following innovation quotes.

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15 interesting innovation quotes you can use to motivate your team

1. “The stone age didn’t end because they ran out of stones.”
– Unknown

2. “Innovation is a risky business, but not innovating is even riskier”
– Anonymous

3. “The greatest invention in the world is the mind of a child.”
– Thomas Edison

4. “Innovation is not the product of logical thought, although the result is tied to logical structure.”
– Albert Einstein

5. “Computers are useless. They can only give you answers.”
– Pablo Picasso

6. If you’ve always done it that way, it’s probably wrong.
– Charles Kettering

7. “Sometimes when you innovate, you make mistakes. It is best to admit them quickly, and get on with improving your other innovations.”
– Steve Jobs

8. “One’s mind, once stretched by a new idea, never regains its original dimensions.”
— Oliver Wendell Holmes (1809 – 1894), American Physician, Professor, Lecturer, and Author

9. “Smooth seas do not make skillful sailors.”
African proverb

10. “If I had asked the public what they wanted, they would have said a faster horse.”
– Henry Ford

11. “Every act of creation is first of all an act of destruction.”
– Pablo Picasso

12. “All it takes is one idea to solve an impossible problem.”
-Robert H. Schuller

13. “You can’t just ask customers what they want and then try to give that to them. By the time you get it built, they’ll want something new.”
– Steve Jobs

14. “The essential part of creativity is not being afraid to fail.”
-Dr. Edwin H. Land

15. “The achievement of excellence can only occur if the organization promotes a culture of creative dissatisfaction.”
-Lawrence Miller

Do you have any favorite innovation quotes? We would love for you to share them with us, as well as our readers!

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