"When you have a good idea and you've tried it and you know it's going to work, go ahead and do it, because it is much easier to apologize later than it is to get permission."
-Grace Hopper, inventor of the Computer Compiler
"We have a secret weapon - women's intuition. Trust your hunches."
- Patsy O. Sherman, inventor of Scotchgard
"At first people refuse to believe that a strange new thing can be done, then they hope it can be done, then they see it can be done - then it is done and all the world wonders why it was not done centuries ago."
-Frances Hodgson Burnett, author of The Secret Garden