Alexander Graham Bell (1847-1922) Scottish-born American inventor, educator, telephone pioneer

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


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. - Alexander Graham Bell


America is a country of inventors, and the greatest of inventors are the newspaper men. - Alexander Graham Bell


Concentrate all your thoughts upon the task at hand. The sun's rays do not burn until brought to a focus. - Alexander Graham Bell


The nation that secures control of the air will ultimately control the world. - Alexander Graham Bell


Do your best every day, and your life will gradually expand into satisfying fullness. - Alexander Graham Bell


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


Before anything else, preparation is the key to success. - Alexander Graham Bell


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