Who Was Alexander Graham Bell?
Most people know Alexander Graham Bell (March 3, 1847 – August 2, 1922) as an inventor of Telephone, but this man held 18 other patents alone.
This is how his journey begins. His father used to teach elocution to deaf people and this young man was obsessed with the power of science and wanted to create something when his mother started losing her hearing.
Until 1874 Bell did not succeed in getting his telephone work after many unsuccessful attempts.
But after he met Thomas Watson an electrical engineer who helped him to get his telephone work.
On March 10, 1876, Bell got his name written in history by successfully making a Telephone Call.
Here are 15 Alexander Graham Bell quotes on perseverance & success.
You cannot force ideas. Successful ideas are the result of slow growth. Ideas do not reach perfection in a day, no matter how much study is put upon them.
Concentrate all your thoughts upon the work at hand. The sun’s rays do not burn until brought to focus.
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.
The only difference between success and failure is the ability to take action.
A man’s own judgment should be the final appeal in all that relates to himself.
The achievement of one goal should be the starting point of another.
I do not recognize the right of the public to break in the front door of a man’s private life in order to satisfy the gaze of the curious… I do not think it right to dissect living men even for the advancement of science.
Before anything else preparation is the key to success.
Great discoveries and improvements invariably involve the cooperation of many minds.
Night is a more quiet time to work. It aids thought.
The nation that secures control of the air will ultimately control the world.
God has strewn our paths with wonders and we certainly should not go through life with our eyes shut.
Leave the beaten track behind occasionally and dive into the woods. Every time you do you will be certain to find something you have never seen before.
The inventor looks upon the world and is not contented with things as they are. He wants to improve whatever he sees, he wants to benefit the world; he is haunted by an idea.
After innumerable failures I finally uncovered the principle for which I was searching, and I was astounded at its simplicity.