“Tesla, at least, seemed perfectly satisfied with what he had achieved in Colorado. He had made lightning dance at his command; he had used the whole Earth as a piece of laboratory equipment; and he had received messages from the stars. Now he was in a hurry to get on with the future.”
“Tanınmış bir editör ve mühendis olan Thomas Commerfold Martin bir keresinde Tesla'nın doğduğu köyü Hırvatistan haritasında bulamayan Edison'un Tesla'ya ciddi ciddi hayatında hiç insan eti yiyip yemediğini sorduğunu anlatır.”
“Gök gürültüsü iyidir, etkileyicidir ama asıl iş gören şimşektir" Mark Twain”
“A man always has two reasons for the things he does—a good one and the real one.”
“other lightning passing through the fireball’s nucleus. For him fireballs were merely a fascinating nuisance, yet he took the time to follow this apparently useless research wherever it might lead—and in the process claimed that he had learned how to create the phenomenon at will.15 Modern scientists, using the most powerful nuclear accelerators, have tried and failed to replicate his achievement (although the fascinating, and potentially valuable, nuisance still occurs unasked).”
“Dr. B. A. Behrend, commenting on the presentation, said, “Not since the appearance of Faraday’s ‘Experimental Researches in Electricity’ has a great experimental truth been voiced so simply and so clearly…. He left nothing to be done by those who followed him. His paper contained the skeleton even of the mathematical theory.”3”
“From the electrical-engineering editor Thomas Commerford Martin came eloquent support: “Mr. Tesla has been held a visionary, deceived by the flash of casual shooting stars; but the growing conviction of his professional brethren is that because he saw farther, he saw first the low lights flickering on tangible new continents of science. . . .”
“since his paycheck barely sustained him. As he wryly observed, “the last twenty-nine days of the month were the hardest.”
“You don’t know me beyond my cock, Monroe. Don’t pretend otherwise.”
“Kadang keadaan ternyata tidak seburuk yang disangka. Kadang-kadang hal buruk yang disangka akan datang malah tidak datang sama sekali. Kalian hanya harus menunggu dan melihat keadaan.”
“Eve: "You already own half the universe"
Roarke: "Why settle for half when you can have all?”
“no one bothered dressing up in priests’ robes, for even in chaos hierarchy rules and their cloth wasn’t rich enough.”
Me he enamorado. Ahora sé una cosa de mí mismo que hace años que sospechaba, si hubiera tenido la sinceridad de admitirlo. Debería sentir miedo y vergüenza, pero no es así. Puesto que no veo esperanza terrena alguna para esta relación, debería estar muy deprimido, pero no lo estoy. Ahora sé por qué nací, por qué me ha ocurrido todo lo que me ha ocurrido, por qué soy un tullido, porque ello me ha traído al lugar oportuno en el momento oportuno. De ser necesario volvería a pasarlo todo ahora que sé que era para esto.”
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