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  Sometimes we stare so long at a door that is closing, that we see too late the one that is open.  
 -  Alexander Graham Bell
  

  A man, as a general rule, owes very little to what he is born with - a man is what he makes of himself.  
 -  Alexander Graham Bell
  

  America is a country of inventors, and the greatest of inventors are the newspaper men.  
 -  Alexander Graham Bell
  

  Concentrate all your thoughts upon the work at hand. The sun's rays do not burn until brought to a focus.  
 -  Alexander Graham Bell
  

  The most successful men in the end are those whose success is the result of steady accretion. It is the man who carefully advances step by step, with his mind becoming wider and wider – and progressively better able to grasp any theme or situation.  
 -  Alexander Graham Bell
  

  Before anything else, preparation is the key to success.  
 -  Alexander Graham Bell
  

  When one door closes, another door opens; but we so often look so long and regretfully upon the closed door, that we do not see the ones which open for us.  
 -  Alexander Graham Bell
  

  What this power is I cannot say, all I know is that it exists and it becomes available only when a man is in that state of mind in which he knows exactly what he wants and is fully determined not to quit until he finds it.  
 -  Alexander Graham Bell
  

  Man is an animal which, alone among the animals, refuses to be satisfied by the fulfilment of animal desires.  
 -  Alexander Graham Bell
  

  Great discoveries and improvements invariably involve the cooperation of many minds.  
 -  Alexander Graham Bell
  

  The nation that secures control of the air will ultimately control the world.  
 -  Alexander Graham Bell
  

  Dont keep forever on the public road, going only where others have gone. Leave the beaten track occasionally and dive into the woods. You'll be certain to find something you have never seen before.  
 -  Alexander Graham Bell
  

  The achievement of one goal should be the starting point of another.  
 -  Alexander Graham Bell
  

  A man, as a general rule, owes very little to what he is born with - a man is what he makes of himself.  
 -  Alexander Graham Bell
  

  Don't keep forever on the public road, going only where others have gone. Leave the beaten track occasionally and dive into the woods. You'll be certain to find something you have never seen before.  
 -  Alexander Graham Bell
  

  Sometimes we stare so long at a door that is closing, that we see too late the one that is open.  
 -  Alexander Graham Bell
  

  America is a country of inventors, and the greatest of inventors are the newspaper men.  
 -  Alexander Graham Bell
  

  When one door closes another door opens; but we so often look so long and so regretfully upon the closed door, that we do not see the ones which open for us.  
 -  Alexander Graham Bell
  

  Great discoveries and improvements invariably involve the cooperation of many minds. I may be given credit for having blazed the trail, but when I look at the subsequent developments I feel the credit is due to others rather than to myself.  
 -  Alexander Graham Bell
  

  When one door closes, another opens; but we often look so long and so regretfully upon the closed door that we do not see the one which has opened for us.  
 -  Alexander Graham Bell