Quotes by Alexander Graham Bell

Alexander Graham Bell was a Scottish-born American inventor, scientist, and engineer who is credited with inventing and patenting the first practical telephone. He also co-founded the American Telephone and Telegraph Company in 1885. Bell's father, grandfather, and brother had all been associated with work on elocution and speech and both his mother and wife were deaf, profoundly influencing Bell's life's work.

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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

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 BellMotivation

Before anything else, preparation is the key to success.

Alexander Graham Bell

Concentrate all your thoughts upon the work at hand. The sun's rays do not burn until brought to a focus.

Alexander Graham BellWork & Carreer

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

Alexander Graham Bell