Re: OT: Inspiration (was Re: Alphabet))
|From:||Muke Tever <alrivera@...>|
|Date:||Monday, November 5, 2001, 13:02|
From: "Yoon Ha Lee" <yl112@...>
> On Sunday, November 4, 2001, at 01:17 , Frank George Valoczy wrote:
> > On Sun, 4 Nov 2001, Yoon Ha Lee wrote:
> >> Invention is 1% inspiration and 99% perspiration.--Thomas Edison.
> > Nikola Tesla said something to refute that, quite well in fact, but,
> > unfortunately, I cannot remember what.
> Huh--hadn't known there was a response. :-) I'll keep an eye out for it.
I find these pairs on webpages:
"Genius is 10% inspiration and 90% perspiration."
- Thomas A Edison -
"I was a sorry witness of such doings, knowing that a little theory and
calculation would have saved him ninety per cent of his labor."
- Nikola Tesla -