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My Inventions My Inventions by Nikola Tesla
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“We crave for new sensations but soon become indifferent to them. The wonders of yesterday are today common occurrences”
Nikola Tesla, My Inventions
“Invention is the most important product of man's creative brain. The ultimate purpose is the complete mastery of mind over the material world, the harnessing of human nature to human needs.”
Nikola Tesla, My Inventions
“I am credited with being one of the hardest workers and perhaps I am, if thought is the equivalent of labour, for I have devoted to it almost all of my waking hours. But if work is interpreted to be a definite performance in a specified time according to a rigid rule, then I may be the worst of idlers.”
Nikola Tesla, My Inventions
“But instinct is something which transcends knowledge. We have, undoubtedly, certain finer fibers that enable us to perceive truths when logical deduction, or any other willful effort of the brain, is futile.”
Nikola Tesla, My Inventions
“Most persons are so absorbed in the contemplation of the outside world that they are wholly oblivious to what is passing on within themselves.”
Nikola Tesla, My Inventions: The Autobiography of Nikola Tesla
“My method is different. I do not rush into actual work. When I get an idea I start at once building it up in my imagination. I change the construction, make improvements, and operate the device entirely in my mind.”
Nikola Tesla, My Inventions: The Autobiography of Nikola Tesla
“Peace can only come as a natural consequence of universal enlightenment and merging of races, and we are still far from this blissful realization.”
Nikola Tesla, My Inventions: The Autobiography of Nikola Tesla
“The progressive development of man is vitally dependent on invention. It is the most important product of his creative brain.”
Nikola Tesla, My Inventions
“As I review the events of my past life I realize how subtle are the influences that shape our destinies.”
Nikola Tesla, My Inventions
“The progressive development of man is vitally dependent on invention.”
Nikola Tesla, My Inventions
“When natural inclination develops into a passionate desire, one advances towards his goal in seven-league boots.”
Nikola Tesla, My Inventions
“One has to be sane to think clearly, but one can think deeply and be quite insane”
Nikola Tesla, My Inventions
“A new idea must not be judged by its immediate results.”
Nikola Tesla, My Inventions
“instinct is something which transcends knowledge. We have, undoubtedly, certain finer fibers that enable us to perceive truths when logical deduction, or any other willful effort of the brain, is futile.”
Nikola Tesla, My Inventions
“Deficient observation is merely a form of ignorance and responsible for the many morbid notions and foolish ideas prevailing.”
Nikola Tesla, My Inventions
“One's salvation could only be brought about through his own efforts.”
Nikola Tesla, My Inventions
“One may feel a sudden wave of sadness and rake his brain for an explanation when he might have noticed that it was caused by a cloud cutting off the rays of the sun.”
Nikola Tesla, My Inventions
“Genius is its own passport, and has always been ready to change habitats until the natural one is found.”
Nikola Tesla, My Inventions: The Autobiography of Nikola Tesla
“a telephone subscriber here may call up and talk to any other subscriber on the Globe. An inexpensive receiver, not bigger than a watch, will enable him to listen anywhere, on land or sea, to a speech delivered or music played in some other place, however distant.”
Nikola Tesla, My Inventions
“These are only new devices for putting the weak at the mercy of the strong.”
Nikola Tesla, My Inventions
“Peace can only come as a natural consequence of universal enlightenment and merging of races, and we are still far from this blissful realization. As”
Nikola Tesla, My Inventions
“My belief is firm in a law of compensation. The true rewards are ever in proportion to the labor and sacrifices made.”
Nikola Tesla, My Inventions
“The progressive development of man is vitally dependent on invention. It is the most important product of his creative brain. Its ultimate purpose is the complete mastery of mind over the material world, the harnessing of the forces of nature to human needs.”
Nikola Tesla, My Inventions
“My project was retarded by laws of nature. The world was not prepared for it. It was too far ahead of time. But the same laws will prevail in the end and make it a triumphal success.”
Nikola Tesla, My Inventions
“War can not be avoided until the physical cause for its recurrence is removed and this, in the last analysis, is the vast extent of the planet on which we live. Only thru annihilation of distance in every respect, as the conveyance of intelligence, transport of passengers and supplies and transmission of energy will conditions be brought about some day, insuring permanency of friendly relations.”
Nikola Tesla, My Inventions
“The by far greater number of human beings are never aware of what is passing around and within them, and millions fall victims of disease and die prematurely just on this account.”
Nikola Tesla, My Inventions
“I counted the steps in my walks and calculated the cubical contents of soup plates, coffee cups and pieces of food otherwise my meal was unenjoyable.”
Nikola Tesla, My Inventions
“Instinct is something which transcends knowledge”
Nikola Tesla, My Inventions
“...and led me to finally recognise that I was but an automaton devoid of free will in thought and action and merely responsible to the forces of the environment.”
Nikola Tesla, My Inventions
“There is scarcely a subject that cannot be mathematically treated and the effects calculated or the results determined beforehand from the available theoretical and practical data.”
Nikola Tesla, My Inventions

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