Momofuku Ando(March 5, 1910 – January 5, 2007) was a Taiwanese-Japanese inventor and founder of Nissin Food Products Co. Ltd. He invented instant noodles to help with the food shortages in Japan.
Here are his top ten greatest quotes:
Food is a peace industry.
No company can sustain itself if it lacks the power to create new things.
I’m not selling instant noodles. I’m offering customers time.
When you cast away all your greed and fixation in adversity, you can find unexpected strength.
Inspiration leads to invention. Tenacity is the breeding ground for inspiration. There can be no invention in the absence of tenacity.
The fundamental misunderstanding of humanity is believing that we can achieve all our desires without limitation.
Always look around you with a great deal of curiosity.
Each and every event in the past is connected to the present by invisible threads.
People can only be content when there is enough food.
It’s never too late to do anything in life.
Thank you Momofuku Ando!
- He invented Cup Noodles at age 61.
- He used to own a textile store.
- He has two museums in his honor, The Momofuku Ando Instant Ramen Museum and the CupNoodles Museum.
What are some of your favorite quotes?
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