Nikola Tesla Quotes

I don't care that they stole my idea... I care that they don't have any of their own. If you want to find the secrets of the universe, think in terms of energy, frequancy and vibration. Be alone, that is the secret of invention; Be alone, that is when ideas are born. If your hate could be turned into electricity, it would light up the whole world. I have not failed. I've just found 10.000 ways that won't work. The present is their; the future, for which I really worked, is mine. One must be sane to think clearly, but one can think deeply and be quite insane. The day science begins to study non-physical phenomena, it will make more progress in one decade than in all the previous centuries of its existence. Our virtues and our failings are inseparable, like force and matter. When they separate, man is no more. All that was great in the past was ridiculed, condemned, combated, suppressed — only to emerge all the more powerfully, all the more triumphantly from the struggle. Life is and will ever remain an equation incapable of solution, but it contains certain known factors. We crave for new sensations but soon become indifferent to them. The wonders of yesterday are today common occurrences. If you only knew the magnificence of the 3, 6 and 9, then you would have the key to the universe. The individual is ephemeral, races and nations come and pass away, but man remains. You may live to see man-made horrors beyond your comprehension. Inventors don't have time for married life. Peace can only come as a natural consequence of universal enlightenment and merging of races, and we are still far from this blissful realization. Great moments are born great oppurtunity. As I review the events of my past life I realize how subtle are the influences that shape our destinies.

Nikola Tesla

1856 - 1943