(1847-1922) Scottish-born Canadian Inventor, Educator, Telephone Pioneer
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Concentrate all your thoughts on the task at hand. The sun's rays do not burn until brought to a focus.
A man, as a general rule, owes very little to what he is born with - a man is what he makes of himself.
Before anything else, preparation is the key to success.
Great discoveries and improvements invariably involve the cooperation of many minds. I may be given credit for having blazed the trail, but when I look at the subsequent developments I feel the credit is due to others rather than to myself.
The achievement of one goal should be the starting point of another.