“We’re going to see in surprisingly short order that biological inspiration and biological processes will become central to engineering real systems. It’s going to lead to a new era in engineering.” -Charles M. Vest

“I think the biggest innovations of the twenty-first century will be the intersection of biology and technology. A new era is beginning, just like the digital one …” -Steve Jobs

“Look deep into nature, and then you will understand everything better.” –Albert Einstein

 “Anyone who believes in indefinite growth on a physically finite planet – is either mad or an economist.” –Kenneth Boulding

“…From so simple a beginning endless forms most beautiful and most wonderful have been, and are being, evolved.” -Charles Darwin

“Design is the first signal of human intention.” -William McDonough

“Creativity is not an exotic power, it is endemic in human consciousness.” -Sir Ken Robinson

“Knowledge is like a sphere; the greater its volume, the larger its contact with the unknown.” -Blaise Pascal

“A foolish consistency is the hobgoblin of little minds” – Ralph Waldo Emerson

“The problems of the world cannot possibly be solved by skeptics or cynics… we need people who can dream of things that never were.” – John F. Kennedy

“When ever there is a true breakthrough you can go back in time and find a period when the consensus was ‘well that’s nonsense!’  That means a true creative researcher has to have confidence in nonsense.” – Burt Rutan



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