Alexander Graham Bell Quotes (Author of The Mechanism of Speech)
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12 Inspiring Quotes From the Inventor of the Telephone, Alexander Graham Bell
The day will come when the man at the telephone will be able to see the distant person to whom he is speaking. The telephone is a good way to talk to people without having to offer them a drink. The telephone gives us the happiness of being together yet safely apart. Utility is when you have one telephone, luxury is when you have two, and paradise is when you have none. I don't answer the phone. I get the feeling whenever I do that there will be someone on the other end.
The call was to his assistant, Thomas Watson, who was sitting in the next room. Watson, come here, I want to see you. And it turns out, Bell had many other things to share during his lifetime. Every time you do you will be certain to find something you have never seen before. He wants to improve whatever he sees, he wants to benefit the world; he is haunted by an idea.
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Sign in with Facebook Sign in options. Join Goodreads. - A selection of sayings concerning the telephone, taken from the mouths of the famous and the not so famous. Alexander Graham Bell first telephone message ; obviously didn't have a good sense of occasion
Quotations about Phones. We shall one day navigate the air as the sea—rain will be made to pour on the desert, and it will be cultivated and blossom as the rose—bread shall yet be made of stones in the street—the man of a hundred years shall yet be in his prime—men will yet take a little instrument from their waistcoat pocket and communicate with a friend a hundred miles away without wires, as if they spoke face to face. In other words, if you had been living in , you could have sat in the bathtub for 25 years without having to answer the phone. If you pass a friend in the street you can say, "How do you do? But if you have an impulse to swap a fleeting greeting per telephone you can't say "How do you do?