Alexander Graham Bell quotes

Born
March 3, 1847, Edinburgh, Scotland, United Kingdom.

Died
August 2, 1922.

Occupation
Scientist, inventor, engineer.

Alexander Graham Bell was a Scottish born scientist, inventor and engineer.

Before anything else, preparation is the key to success.
– Alexander Graham Bell

Leave the beaten track behind occasionally and dive into the woods.
– Alexander Graham Bell

Great discoveries and improvements invariably involve the cooperation of many minds.
– Alexander Graham Bell

When one door closes, another opens; but we often look so long and so regretfully upon the closed door that we do not see the one which has opened for us.
– Alexander Graham Bell

Neither the Army nor the Navy is of any protection, or very little protection, against aerial raids.
– Alexander Graham Bell

The only difference between success and failure is the ability to take action.
– Alexander Graham Bell

The most successful men in the end are those whose success is the result of steady accretion.
– Alexander Graham Bell

A man, as a general rule, owes very little to what he is born with – a man is what he makes of himself.
– Alexander Graham Bell

Night is a more quiet time to work. It aids thought.
– Alexander Graham Bell

Night is a more quiet time to work. It aids thought.
– Alexander Graham Bell

I would impress upon your minds the fact that if you want to do a man justice, you should believe what a man says himself rather than what people say he says.
– Alexander Graham Bell

I have always considered myself as an Agnostic.
– Alexander Graham Bell

America is a country of inventors, and the greatest of inventors are the newspaper men.
– Alexander Graham Bell

The nation that secures control of the air will ultimately control the world.
– Alexander Graham Bell

Sometimes we stare so long at a door that is closing that we see too late the one that is open.
– Alexander Graham Bell

What this power is, I cannot say… All I know is that it exists.
– 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.
– Alexander Graham Bell

A man’s own judgment should be the final appeal in all that relates to himself.
– Alexander Graham Bell

Educate the masses, elevate their standard of intelligence, and you will certainly have a successful nation.
– Alexander Graham Bell

The achievement of one goal should be the starting point of another.
– Alexander Graham Bell