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Nikola Tesla

My Inventions

  • Lliaцитує7 років тому
    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 in my mind. It is absolutely immaterial to me whether I run my turbine in thought or test it in my shop. I
  • Srdjan Veljkovicцитує2 роки тому
    We all must have an ideal to govern our conduct and insure contentment, but it is immaterial whether it be one of creed, art, science or anything else, so long as it fulfills the function of a dematerializing force. It is essential to the peacef ul existence of humanity as a whole that one common conception should prevail.
  • Srdjan Veljkovicцитує2 роки тому
    I bent all my thinking faculties on the solution of great problems regardless of sacrifice.
  • Srdjan Veljkovicцитує2 роки тому
    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.
  • Srdjan Veljkovicцитує2 роки тому
    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.
  • Srdjan Veljkovicцитує2 роки тому
    instinct is something which transcends knowledge.
  • Daniloцитує3 роки тому
    Every effort under compulsion demands a sacrifice of life-energy. I never paid such a price. On the contrary, I have thrived on my thoughts.
  • Daniloцитує3 роки тому
    In this way I checked and bridled other habits and passions and have not only preserved my life but derived an immense amount of satisfaction from what most men would consider privation and sacrifice.
  • Daniloцитує3 роки тому
    “I can stop whenever I please but is it worth while to give up that which I would purchase with the joys of Paradise?”
  • Daniloцитує3 роки тому
    At first my resolutions faded like snow in April, but in a little while I conquered my weakness and felt a pleasure I never knew before—that of doing as I willed. In the course of time this vigorous mental exercise became second nature. At the outset my wishes had to be subdued but gradually desire and will grew to be identical. After years of such discipline I gained so complete a mastery over myself that I toyed with passions which have meant destruction to some of the strongest men.
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