Inspiration by Nikola Tesla

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Let the future tell the truth, and evaluate each one according to his work and accomplishments. The present is theirs; the future, for which I have really worked, is mine
― Nikola Tesla

Be alone, that is the secret of invention; be alone, that is when ideas are born.
― Nikola Tesla

The individual is ephemeral, races and nations come and pass away, but man remains.
― Nikola Tesla

Most persons are so absorbed in the contemplation of the outside world that they are wholly oblivious to what is passing on within themselves.
― Nikola Tesla

Every living being is an engine geared to the wheelwork of the universe. Though seemingly affected only by its immediate surrounding, the sphere of external influence extends to infinite distance.
― Nikola Tesla

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 entirely in my mind.
― Nikola Tesla

There were many days when I did not know where my next meal was coming from. But I was never afraid to work, I went where some men were digging a ditch ... and said I wanted to work. The boss looked at my good clothes and white hands and laughed to the others ... but he said, “All right. Spit on your hands. Get in the ditch.” And I worked harder than anybody. At the end of the day I had $2
― Nikola Tesla