Nikola Tesla Quotes

35 Inspirational Quotes From Nikola Tesla on Success

Nikola Tesla was a Serbian-American inventor and futurist who is best known for his contributions to the design of the modern alternating current (AC) electricity supply system.

Tesla can visualize his idea and build them without writing them. His inventions were always futuristic. Even though he has invented many things but his habit of not writing and not patenting them leads to others patenting his ideas.

Tesla was a real genius and his works were greatly recognized only after his death.

We have gathered some of the Quotes from Nikola Tesla which will inspire you.

Motivational Quotes by Nikola Tesla

1. If your hate could be turned into electricity, it would light up the whole world.


2. One must be sane to think clearly, but one can think deeply and be quite insane.


3. If you want to find the secrets of the universe, think in terms of energy, frequency, and vibration.


4. I don’t care that they stole my idea. I care that they don’t have any of their own.


5. The scientists of today think deeply instead of clearly. One must be sane to think clearly, but one can think deeply and be quite insane.


6. It’s not the love you make. It’s the love you give.

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7. There were many days when I did not know where my next meal was coming from. But I was never afraid to work, I went where some men were digging a ditch and said I wanted to work. The boss looked at my good clothes and white hands and laughed at the others but he said, “All right. Spit on your hands. Get in the ditch.” And I worked harder than anybody. At the end of the day, I had $2.


8. When natural inclination develops into a passionate desire, one advances towards his goal in seven-league boots.


 Nikola Tesla Quotes on Life

9. Life is and will ever remain an equation incapable of solution, but it contains certain known factors.


10. As I review the events of my past life I realize how subtle are the influences that shape our destinies.


11. Misunderstandings are always caused by the inability of appreciating one another’s point of view.


12. In the twenty-first century, the robot will take the place which slave labor occupied in ancient civilization.


13. It’s not the love you make. It’s the love you give.


14. Life is and will ever remain an equation incapable of solution, but it contains certain known factors.


15. You may live to see man-made horrors beyond your comprehension.


16. To know each other we must reach beyond the sphere of our sense perceptions.


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17. If you only knew the magnificence of the 3, 6, and 9, then you would have a key to the universe.

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On Success

18. Be alone, that is the secret of invention; be alone, that is when ideas are born.

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19. A new idea must not be judged by its immediate results.


20. The progressive development of man is vitally dependent on invention. It is the most important product of his creative brain


21. Our virtues and our failings are inseparable, like force and matter. When they separate, man is no more.


Nikola Tesla Famous Quotes

22. We are all one. Only egos, beliefs, and fears separate us.

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23. 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.


24. I do not think you can name many great inventions that have been made by married men.


25. Let the future tell the truth, and evaluate each one according to his work and accomplishments. The present is theirs; the future, for which I have really worked, is mine.


26. What one man calls God, another calls the laws of physics.


27. All of these years of my service towards mankind did not bring me nothing but assaults and humiliations.


28. Of all things, I liked books best.


29. The feeling is constantly growing on me that I had been the first to hear the greeting of one planet to another.


30. Everyone should consider his body as a priceless gift from one whom he loves above all, a marvelous work of art, of indescribable beauty, and mystery beyond human conception, and so delicate that a word, a breath, a look, nay, a thought may injure it.


Nikola Tesla on Inventions

31. The hard work of the future will be pushing buttons.


32. We crave for new sensations but soon become indifferent to them. The wonders of yesterday are today common occurrences.


33. 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.


34. 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 the planter — for the future. His duty is to lay the foundation for those who are to come and point the way. He lives and labors and hopes.


35. My method is different. I do not rush into actual work. When I get an idea I start at once building it up in my imagination. I change the construction, make improvements, and operate the device entirely in my mind.

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