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James Dyson – 29 Quotes

 

29 Quotes by James Dyson

 

I hate science fiction.

– James Dyson


Anger is a good motivator.

– James Dyson


I don’t design down to a price.

– James Dyson


Fear is always a good motivator.

– James Dyson


Beauty can come in strange forms.

– James Dyson


Business is constantly changing, constantly evolving.

– James Dyson


Today, computers are almost second nature to most of us.

– James Dyson


Arbitrary benchmarks cheat kids out of a fulfilling education.

– James Dyson


Enjoy failure and learn from it. You can never learn from success.

– James Dyson


Failure is an enigma. You worry about it, and it teaches you something.

– James Dyson


The wonderful thing about Apple technology is just how intuitive it is.

– James Dyson


I don’t do something necessarily to make a big profit or because it’s a logical business decision.

– James Dyson


People will make leaps of faith and get excited by your product if you just get it in front of them.

– James Dyson


In the digital age of ‘overnight’ success stories such as Facebook, the hard slog is easily overlooked.

– James Dyson


Britain’s great strength is its innovative, design and engineering natural ability and we’re not using it.

– James Dyson


I don’t particularly follow the Bauhaus school of design, where you make everything into a black box – simplify it.

– James Dyson


The media thinks that you have to make science sexy and concentrate on themes such as rivalry and the human issues.

– James Dyson


My interest in film is sort of catholic – apart from science fiction and horror movies, I’ll watch almost everything.

– James Dyson


I think if you have to pay for your education, you worry very seriously about you’re going to do when you’ve got your degree.

– James Dyson


So I think the winners in recession are the people who produce new technology that does things better, which people really want.

– James Dyson


When decisions on nuclear power stations and runways are delayed and the government dilly-dallies, people think they aren’t important.

– James Dyson


Design and technology should be the subject where mathematical brainboxes and science whizzkids turn their bright ideas into useful products.

– James Dyson


I think people are realizing that engineering and science are extremely good degrees to get and you’ll be very highly paid once you’ve got them.

– James Dyson


China has all the advantages in the world. But it doesn’t have a history of free thinking, risk-taking pioneers – the kind of people the U.S. is built upon.

– James Dyson


The way the world is going, it’s technology driven. And it isn’t just driven by the old super powers, it’s driven by the far east and new emerging economies.

– James Dyson


When you say ‘design,’ everybody thinks of magazine pages. So it’s an emotive word. Everybody thinks it’s how something looks, whereas for me, design is pretty much everything.

– James Dyson


Engineering undergraduates should not be charged fees. They should receive grants, not student loans, and the government will get the money back long-term from increased exports.

– James Dyson


If you really want to improve technology, if you want things to work better and be better, you’ve got to protect the person who spends a lot of effort, money, and time developing that new technology.

– James Dyson


I’m not into politics but I am committed to a cause: ensuring design technology and engineering stays on the U.K. curriculum, alongside science and maths – grounding abstract theory, merging the practical with the academic.

– James Dyson


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