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Alexander Graham Bell
Alexander Graham Bell

Born in 1847, Alexander Graham Bell is most known for his invention of the telephone. He conceived the idea of electronic speech to help the deaf, who he taught. This led to the invention of the microphone, followed by the electrical speech machine, which is what Bell called the telephone. Bell had a lifelong love affair with technology, inventing a machine that could clean wheat when he w…

Date of Birth: March 03, 1847
Date of Death: August 02, 1922


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"Mr. Watson - come here - I want to see you." Alexander Graham Bell
Notebook, March 10, 1879 The These were the first intelligible words spoken on the telephone, to his assistant, Thomas Watson - March 10th, 1876 Add Category or Author

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"Sometimes we stare so long at a door that is closing that we see too late the one that is open." Alexander Graham Bell
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"Concentrate all your thoughts upon the work at hand. The sun's rays do not burn until brought to a focus." Alexander Graham Bell
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"Before anything else, preparation is the key to success." Alexander Graham Bell
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"The nation that secures control of the air will ultimately control the world." Alexander Graham Bell
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"America is a country of inventors, and the greatest of inventors are the newspaper men" Alexander Graham Bell
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"Neither the Army nor the Navy is of any protection, or very little protection, against aerial raids." Alexander Graham Bell
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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
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"Great discoveries and improvements invariably involve the cooperation of many minds." Alexander Graham Bell
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"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
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"The most successful men in the end are those whose success is the result of steady accretion." Alexander Graham Bell
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"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." Alexander Graham Bell
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"The most successful men in the end are those whose success is the result of steady accretion. It is the man who carefully advances step by step, with his mind becoming wider and wider - and progressively better able to grasp any theme or situation -" Alexander Graham Bell
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