Thorstein Veblen

1857 - 1929

A Quote by Thorstein Veblen on inventions, motherhood, and necessity

Invention is the mother of necessity.

Thorstein Veblen (1857 - 1929)

Source: J. Gross, The Oxford Book of Aphorisms, Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1983.

Contributed by: Zaady

A Quote by Thorstein Veblen on questions, research, and seriousness

The outcome of any serious research can only be to make two questions grow where only one grew before.

Thorstein Veblen (1857 - 1929)

Source: The Place of Science in Modern Civilization and Other Essays.

Contributed by: Zaady

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