"You have teenagers thinking they're going to make millions as NBA stars when that's not realistic for even 1 percent of them. Becoming a scientist or engineer is."
"It takes courage to grow up and become who you really are."Dean Kamen on e. e. cummings
"The greatest day in your life and mine is when we take total responsibility for our attitudes. That's the day we truly grow up."Dean Kamen on John C. Maxwell
"As a teenager I was so insecure. I was the type of guy that never fitted in because he never dared to choose. I was convinced I had absolutely no talent at all. For nothing. And that thought took away all my ambition too."Dean Kamen on Johnny Depp
"As a teenager you are at the last stage in your life when you will be happy to hear that the phone is for you."Dean Kamen on Fran Lebowitz
"We never really grow up, we only learn how to act in public."Dean Kamen on Bryan White
"Some broad themes brought me where I am today. At a very young age, my hobby became thinking and finding connections."
"The city needs a car like a fish needs a bicycle."
"I think an education is not only important, it is the most important thing you can do with your life."
"My biggest failure is I have too many to talk about."
"Everybody has to be able to participate in a future that they want to live for. That's what technology can do."