20 Inspirational Nikola Tesla Quotes on Life and Invention (INNOVATE)
“Invention is the most important product of man’s creative brain. The ultimate purpose is the complete mastery of mind over the material world, the harnessing of human nature to human needs.”
“But instinct is something which transcends knowledge. We have, undoubtedly, certain finer fibers that enable us to perceive truths when logical deduction, or any other willful effort of the brain, is futile.”
“The scientific man does not aim at an immediate result. He does not expect that his advanced ideas will be readily taken up. His work is like that of a planter – for the future. His duty is to lay foundation of those who are to come and point the way.”
“The gift of mental power comes from God, Divine Being, and if we concentrate our minds on that truth, we become in tune with this great power. My Mother had taught me to seek all truth in the Bible.”
Nikola Tesla Short Biography
Born on 9/10 July 1856 in Smiljan, Austrian Empire, Nikola Tesla was an electrical engineer and the inventor of the Tesla coil.
In 1875, Tesla was enrolled in the Austrian Polytechnic school, he was a fantastic student in his first year, earning exceptional grades. Not long after Tesla lost his way, he started gambling and missing school, in doing so, he lost his scholarship. Unfortunately, Tesla did not graduate.
He moved to Paris a year later and started working for the Continental Edison company it was here that Tesla gained more experience in the field of engineering.
In 1884, Tesla moved to the United States and was offered a job in Edison Machine Works. He left the company after a year due to feeling mistreated. Soon after, Tesla started working on obtaining a patent for his arc lighting system.
After some hardship and losing his patent, Tesla found new business investors to fund his experiments and inventions, and in 1887 the Tesla Electric Company was established.
Tesla would then go on to discover the Tesla coil in the summer of 1889.
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