Jim's Favorite Famous Quote, Quip, Axiom, and Maxim Repository
Alexander Graham Bell
Alexander Bell
Alexander Graham Bell.
BornMarch 3, 1847
Edinburgh, Scotland
DiedAugust 2, 1922
Baddeck, Nova Scotia, Canada
Received the patent for the telephone, though he was not the only inventor trying to design one. Spent most of his life as an educator in schools for the deaf in the United States and England.

The repository contains two quotes from Alexander Graham Bell.

PreparationSuccess and FailureWords of Wisdom

Before anything else, preparation is the key to success.


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