Nikola Tesla Quotes.
When a coil is operated with currents of very high frequency, beautiful brush effects may be produced, even if the coil be of comparatively small dimensions. The experimenter may vary them in many ways, and, if it were nothing else, they afford a pleasing sight.
I do not think there is any thrill that can go through the human heart like that felt by the inventor as he sees some creation of the brain unfolding to success… such emotions make a man forget food, sleep, friends, love, everything.
Our entire biological system, the brain, and the Earth itself, work on the same frequencies.
The newspapers of the twenty-first century will give a mere ‘stick’ in the back pages to accounts of crime or political controversies, but will headline on the front pages the proclamation of a new scientific hypothesis.
The feeling is constantly growing on me that I had been the first to hear the greeting of one planet to another.
The idea came like a flash of lightning and in an instant the truth was revealed.
Each day we go to our work in the hope of discovering.
The Secretary of Hygiene or Physical Culture will be far more important in the cabinet of the President of the United States who holds office in the year 2035 than the Secretary of War.
The desire that guides me in all I do is the desire to harness the forces of nature to the service of mankind.
By an irony of fate, my first employment was as a draughtsman. I hated drawing; it was for me the very worst of annoyances. Fortunately, it was not long before I secured the position I sought, that of chief electrician to the telephone company.
Of all the frictional resistances, the one that most retards human movement is ignorance.
The harness of waterfalls is the most economical method known for drawing energy from the sun.
Electrical science has revealed to us the true nature of light, has provided us with innumerable appliances and instruments of precision, and has thereby vastly added to the exactness of our knowledge.
I myself eschew all stimulants. I also practically abstain from meat.
If your hate could be turned into electricity, it would light up the whole world.
Of the various branches of electrical investigation, perhaps the most interesting and immediately the most promising is that dealing with alternating currents.
The earth is bountiful, and where her bounty fails, nitrogen drawn from the air will refertilize her womb. I developed a process for this purpose in 1900. It was perfected fourteen years later under the stress of war by German chemists.