Alexander Graham Bell - Quotes

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Concentrate all your thoughts upon the work at hand. The sun's rays do not burn until brought to a focus.

Concentrate all your thoughts upon the work at hand. The sun's rays do not burn until brought to a focus.

Sometimes we stare so long at a door that is closing that we see too late the one that is open.

Sometimes we stare so long at a door that is closing that we see too late the one that is open.

Before anything else, preparation is the key to success.

Before anything else, preparation is the key to success.

When one door closes, another opens; but we often look so long and so regretfully upon the closed door that we do not see the one which has opened for us. ---->>>

What this power is I cannot say; all I know is that it exists and it becomes available only when a man is in that state of mind in which he knows exactly what he wants and is fully determined not to quit until he finds it. ---->>>

A man, as a general rule, owes very little to what he is born with - a man is what he makes of himself. ---->>>

Great discoveries and improvements invariably involve the cooperation of many minds. I may be given credit for having blazed the trail, but when I look at the subsequent developments I feel the credit is due to others rather than to myself. ---->>>

America is a country of inventors, and the greatest of inventors are the newspaper men. ---->>>

The most successful men in the end are those whose success is the result of steady accretion. ---->>>

The nation that secures control of the air will ultimately control the world. ---->>>

Neither the Army nor the Navy is of any protection, or very little protection, against aerial raids. ---->>>

Biography

Nationality: Scottish
Born: March 3, 1847
Birthplace: Edinburgh, Scotland
Die: 08-02, 1922
Occupation: Inventor
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Alexander Graham Bell (March 3, 1847 – August 2, 1922) was a Scottish-born scientist, inventor, engineer, and innovator who is credited with patenting the first practical telephone. Bell's father, grandfather, and brother had all been associated with work on elocution and speech and both his mother and wife were deaf, profoundly influencing Bell's life's work (wikipedia)