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Nikola Tesla was a revolutionary thinker and inventor who made great strides in the fields of electricity and magnetism. Despite his many achievements, Tesla is often overlooked in favor of other inventors such as Thomas Edison. In this blog post, we’ll take a closer look at Tesla’s life and contributions to science.

We are glad to present you the most inspiring Work, Universe, Science, Nature, Energy, Life, World, Brain Famous quotes from Nikola Tesla, and much more.


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About Nikola Tesla

birth of the author

10 July 1856

death of the author

7 January 1943

country of the author


education of the author

Graz University Of Technology

award of the author

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Inventors don’t have time for married life. — Nikola Tesla

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

I could only achieve success in my life through self–discipline, and I applied it until my wish and my will became one. — Nikola Tesla


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Most certainly, so planets are no inhabited, but others are, and among these there must exist life under all conditions and phases of development. — Nikola Tesla

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

Money does not represent such a value as men have placed upon it. All my money has been invested into experiments with which I have made new discoveries enabling mankind to have a little easier life. — Nikola Tesla

The opinion of the world does not affect me. I have placed as the real values in my life what follows when I am dead. — Nikola Tesla

All the great religions contain wise prescriptions relating to the conduct of life, which hold good now as they did when they were promulgated. — Nikola Tesla

I have always been ahead of my time. — Nikola Tesla


Is nature a giant cat? If so, who strokes its back? — Nikola Tesla

Nature may reach the same result in many ways. — Nikola Tesla

It is a mere question of time when men will succeed in attaching their machinery to the very wheelwork of nature. — Nikola Tesla

The desire that guides me in all I do is the desire to harness the forces of nature to the service of mankind. — Nikola Tesla

As in nature, all is ebb and tide, all is wave motion, so it seems that in all branches of industry, alternating currents–electric wave motion–will have the sway. — Nikola Tesla

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Sometimes I feel that by not marrying, I made too great a sacrifice to my work. — Nikola Tesla

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 — Nikola Tesla

Every living being is an engine geared to the wheel–work of the universe. — Nikola Tesla

How did Nikola Tesla change the world?

Tesla developed the alternating-current power system that provides electricity for homes and buildings.


Each day we go to our work in the hope of discovering. — Nikola Tesla

Our entire biological system, the brain, and the Earth itself, work on the same frequencies. — Nikola Tesla

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So we find that the three possible solutions of the great problem of increasing human energy are answered by the three words: food, peace, work. — Nikola Tesla

We build but to tear down. Most of our work and resource is squandered. Our onward march is marked by devastation. Everywhere there is an appalling loss of time, effort and life. A cheerless view, but true. — Nikola Tesla

Archimedes was my ideal. I admired the works of artists, but to my mind, they were only shadows and semblances. The inventor, I thought, gives to the world creations which are palpable, which live and work. — Nikola Tesla

One day man will connect his apparatus to the very wheel work of the universe. The very forces that motivate the planets in their orbits and cause them to rotate will rotate his own machinery. — Nikola Tesla

Marconi is a good fellow. Let him continue. He is using seventeen of my patents. — Nikola Tesla

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

Every effort under compulsion demands a sacrifice of energy. I never paid such a price. — Nikola Tesla

All peoples everywhere should have free energy sources. — Nikola Tesla

The harness of waterfalls is the most economical method known for drawing energy from the sun. — Nikola Tesla

I am trying to awake the energy contained in the air. These are the main sources of energy. What is considered as empty space is just a manifestation of matter that is not awakened. — Nikola Tesla

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No free energy device will ever be allowed to reach the market. — Nikola Tesla

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The idea of atomic energy is illusionary but it has taken so powerful a hold on the minds, that although I have preached against it for twenty–five years, there are still some who believe it to be realizable. — Nikola Tesla


It is a simple feat of scientific electrical engineering–only expensive–blind, faint–hearted, doubting world. — Nikola Tesla

Anti–social behavior is a trait of intelligence in a world full of conformists. — Nikola Tesla

Our senses enable us to perceive only a minute portion of the outside world. — Nikola Tesla

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The progressive development of man [has as its] ultimate purpose the complete mastery of mind over the material world. — Nikola Tesla

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

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. — Nikola Tesla

It will soon be possible to transmit wireless messages around the world so simply that any individual can carry and operate his own apparatus. — Nikola Tesla

Most persons are so absorbed in the contemplation of the outside world that they are wholly oblivious to what is passing on within themselves. — Nikola Tesla

our senses enable us to perceive only a minute portion of the outside world Nikola Tesla quote


If you only knew the magnificence of the 3, 6 and 9, then you would have the key to the universe. — Nikola Tesla

Ere many generations pass, our machinery will be driven by a power obtainable at any point of the universe. — Nikola Tesla

Every living being is an engine geared to the wheelwork of the universe. Though seemingly affected only by its immediate surrounding, the sphere of external influence extends to infinite distance. — Nikola Tesla

Throughout the infinite, the forces are in a perfect balance, and hence the energy of a single thought may determine the motion of a universe. — Nikola Tesla

Man, like the universe, is a machine. Nothing enters our minds or determines our actions which is not directly or indirectly a response to stimuli beating upon our sense organs from without. — Nikola Tesla


Science is but a perversion of itself unless it has as its ultimate goal the betterment of humanity. — Nikola Tesla

The day science begins to study non–physical phenomena, it will make more progress in one decade than in all The previous centuries of its existence. — Nikola Tesla

Electrical science has revealed to us the true nature of light, has provided us with innumerable appliances and instruments of precision, and has thereby vastly added to the exactness of our knowledge. — Nikola Tesla

To conquer by sheer force is becoming harder and harder every day. Defensive is getting continuously the advantage of offensive, as we progress in the satanic science of destruction. — Nikola Tesla

The history of science shows that theories are perishable. With every new truth that is revealed we get a better understanding of Nature and our conceptions and views are modified. — Nikola Tesla


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

But instinct is something which transcends knowledge. We have, undoubtedly, certain finer fibers that enable us to perceive truths when logical deduction, or any other willful effort of the brain, is futile. — Nikola Tesla

What was Nikola Tesla’s childhood like?

As a boy, Tesla was often sick, but he was a bright student with a photographic memory.


My brain is only a receiver, in the universe there is a core from which we obtain knowledge, strength and inspiration. i have not penetrated into the secrets of this core, but i know that it exists. — Nikola Tesla

When wireless is fully applied the earth will be converted into a huge brain, capable of response in every one of its parts. — Nikola Tesla

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