Re: OT: Inspiration (was Re: Alphabet))
|From:||Yoon Ha Lee <yl112@...>|
|Date:||Tuesday, November 6, 2001, 2:54|
On Monday, November 5, 2001, at 05:12 , Muke Tever wrote:
>> 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.
> 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 -
>Thanks! I've updated my tag to include both. ;-)
Yoon Ha Lee [email@example.com]
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