The great inventor Nikola Tesla was born at the stroke of midnight, as July 9th became July 10th 1856, to which we say, happy birthday!
At the exact time when Tesla was born a crack of lightning filled the sky. A scared midwife turned to Nikola`s mom and said “This baby will be a child of the darkness’”, and Tesla’s mother replied, ‘’No, he will be the child of light’’.
Tesla is most known for discovering alternating current technologies and the limitless energy that vibrates within the Earth itself. Celebration of his birthday is organized throughout Lika and Croatia so make sure to visit some of the very interesting events this week.
The genius from Smiljan had many great quotes and here our favourite ones:
“If you want to find the secrets of the universe, think in terms of energy, frequency and vibration.”
“I don’t care that they stole my idea . . I care that they don’t have any of their own”
“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.”
“The present is theirs; the future, for which I really worked, is mine.”
“Be alone, that is the secret of invention; be alone, that is when ideas are born.”
“If your hate could be turned into electricity, it would light up the whole world.”
“One must be sane to think clearly, but one can think deeply and be quite insane.”
“Our virtues and our failings are inseparable, like force and matter. When they separate, man is no more”
“We crave for new sensations but soon become indifferent to them. The wonders of yesterday are today common occurrences”
“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.”
Happy birthday, dear Tesla!