Alexander Graham Bell was a Scottish born inventor, the first to patent the telephone
A man, as a general rule, owes very little to what he is born with - a man is what he makes of himself.
America is a country of inventors, and the greatest of inventors are the newspaper men.
“Before anything else, preparation is the key to success.”
Concentrate all your thoughts upon the work at hand. The sun's rays do not burn until brought to a focus.
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. .
Sometimes we stare so long at a door that is closing that we see too late the one that is open.
The achievement of one goal should be the starting point of another.
The most successful men in the end are those whose success is the result of steady accretion.