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#1. If we want to reduce poverty and misery, if we want to give to every deserving individual what is needed for a safe existence of an intelligent being, we want to provide more machinery, more power. Power is our mainstay, the primary source of our many-sided energies. - Author: Nikola Tesla
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#2. Is nature a giant cat? If so, who strokes its back? - Author: Nikola Tesla
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#3. We should effect a radical reform in the character of the food. - Author: Nikola Tesla
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#4. The entire Earth will be converted into a huge brain - Author: Nikola Tesla
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#5. The history of science shows that theories are perishable. With every new truth that is revealed we get a better understanding of Nature and our conceptions and views are modified. - Author: Nikola Tesla
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#6. You may live to see man-made horrors beyond your comprehension. - Author: Nikola Tesla
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#7. Love: I recognize the emotion for what it is, an irrational self-destructive impulse, which is disguised as joy. - Author: Nikola Tesla
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#8. There is scarcely a subject that cannot be mathematically treated and the effects calculated or the results determined beforehand from the available theoretical and practical data. - Author: Nikola Tesla
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#9. There is no memory or retentive faculty based on lasting impression. What we designate as memory is but increased responsiveness to repeated stimuli. - Author: Nikola Tesla
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#10. In a time not distant, it will be possible to flash any image formed in thought on a screen and render it visible at any place desired. The perfection of this means of reading thought will create a revolution for the better in all our social relations. - Author: Nikola Tesla
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#11. As I review the events of my past life I realize how subtle are the influences that shape our destinies. - Author: Nikola Tesla
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#12. Electrical science has revealed to us the true nature of light, has provided us with innumerable appliances and instruments of precision, and has thereby vastly added to the exactness of our knowledge. - Author: Nikola Tesla
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#13. antisocial behavior is a trait of intelligence in a world of conformists. - Author: Nikola Tesla
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#14. Even now, she cannot stop searching for a way out of her skin and into a life that fits all her fire. - Author: Morgan Nikola-Wren
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#15. I am even grateful to Einstein and others because through their erroneous theories they lead mankind away from that dangerous path I followed. - Author: Nikola Tesla
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#16. Though free to think and act, we are held together, like the stars in the firmament, with ties inseparable. These ties cannot be seen, but we can feel them. - Author: Nikola Tesla
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#17. I could only achieve success in my life through self-discipline, and I applied it until my wish and my will became one. - Author: Nikola Tesla
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#18. I come from a very wiry and long-lived race. Some of my ancestors have been centenarians, and one of them lived 129 years. I am determined to keep up the record and please myself with prospects of great promise. Then again, nature has given me a vivid imagination. - Author: Nikola Tesla
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#19. I cannot exaggerate the effect of this marvelous sight on my childish imagination. Day after day I asked myself what is electricity and found no answer. Eighty years have gone by since and I still ask the same question, unable to answer it. - Author: Nikola Tesla
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#20. War can not be avoided until the physical cause for its recurrence is removed and this, in the last analysis, is the vast extent of the planet on which we live. - Author: Nikola Tesla
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#21. We are just waves in time and space, changing continuously, and the illusion of individuality is produced through the concatenation of the rapidly succeeding phases of existence. What we define as likeness is merely the result of the symmetrical arrangement of molecules which compose our body. - Author: Nikola Tesla
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#22. The gift of mental power comes from God, Divine Being, and if we concentrate our minds on that truth, we become in tune with this great power. My Mother had taught me to seek all truth in the Bible. - Author: Nikola Tesla
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#23. Up to that time I never realized that I possessed any particular gift of discovery, but Lord Rayleigh, whom I always considered as an ideal man of science, had said so and if that was the case, I felt that I should concentrate on some big idea. - Author: Nikola Tesla
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#24. Ere many generations pass, our machinery will be driven by a power obtainable at any point of the universe. - Author: Nikola Tesla
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#25. Alternate currents, especially of high frequencies, pass with astonishing freedom through even slightly rarefied gases. The upper strata of the air are rarefied. To reach a number of miles out into space requires the overcoming of difficulties of a merely mechanical nature. - Author: Nikola Tesla
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#26. What one man calls God, another calls the laws of physics. - Author: Nikola Tesla
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#27. When wireless is fully applied the earth will be converted into a huge brain, capable of response in every one of its parts. - Author: Nikola Tesla
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#28. Of the various branches of electrical investigation, perhaps the most interesting and immediately the most promising is that dealing with alternating currents. - Author: Nikola Tesla
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#29. I predict that very shortly the old-fashioned incandescent lamp, having a filament heated to brightness by the passage of electric current through it, will entirely disappear. - Author: Nikola Tesla
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#30. From my childhood I had been intended for the clergy. This prospect hung like a dark cloud on my mind. - Author: Nikola Tesla
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#31. We may produce at will, from a sending station. an electrical effect in any particular region of the globe; we may determine the relative position or course of a moving object, such as a vessel at sea, the distance traversed by the same, or its speed. - Author: Nikola Tesla
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#32. The idea came like a flash of lightning and in an instant the truth was revealed. - Author: Nikola Tesla
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#33. All matter comes from a primary substance, the luminiferous ether - Author: Nikola Tesla
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#34. I am trying to awake the energy contained in the air. These are the main sources of energy. What is considered as empty space is just a manifestation of matter that is not awakened. - Author: Nikola Tesla
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#35. Of all things, I liked books best. - Author: Nikola Tesla
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#36. The day when we shall know exactly what electricity is will chronicle an event probably greater, more important than any other recorded in the history of the human race. The time will come when the comfort, the very existence, perhaps, of man will depend upon that wonderful agent. - Author: Nikola Tesla
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#37. Even matter called inorganic, believed to be dead, responds to irritants and gives unmistakable evidence of a living principle within. Everything that exists, organic or inorganic, animated or inert, is susceptible to stimulus from the outside. - Author: Nikola Tesla
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#38. The carrying out into practise of a crude idea as is being generally done is, I hold, nothing but a waste of energy, money and time. My - Author: Nikola Tesla
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#39. When I met you Izzy, you crawled under my skin, you hit me so hard and I can't stop thinking about you. I can't leave you alone. ~ Declan - Author: Nikola Jensen
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#40. My brain is only a receiver, in the Universe there is a core from which we obtain knowledge, strength and inspiration. I have not penetrated into the secrets of this core, but I know that it exists. - Author: Nikola Tesla
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#41. Let the future tell the truth, and evaluate each one according to his work and accomplishments. The present is theirs; the future, for which I have really worked, is mine - Author: Nikola Tesla
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#42. perhaps like me she's vainly hoping
and some news awaits,
but the moist earth already holds him
in her strong embrace... - Author: Nikola Vaptsarov
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#43. There is something within me that might be illusion as it is often case with young delighted people, but if I would be fortunate to achieve some of my ideals, it would be on the behalf of the whole of humanity. - Author: Nikola Tesla
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#44. The motors I build there were exactly as I imagined them. I made no attempt to improve the design, but merely reproduced the pictures as they appeared to my vision and the operation was always as I expected. - Author: Nikola Tesla
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#45. It is a mere question of time when men will succeed in attaching their machinery to the very wheelwork of nature. - Author: Nikola Tesla
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#46. Most persons are so absorbed in the contemplation of the outside world that they are wholly oblivious to what is passing on within themselves. - Author: Nikola Tesla
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#47. Our virtues and our failings are inseparable, like force and matter. When they separate, man is no more. - Author: Nikola Telsa
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#48. There is no subject more captivating, more worthy of study, than nature. To understand this great mechanism, to discover the forces which are active, and the laws which govern them, is the highest aim of the intellect of man. - Author: Nikola Tesla
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#49. Perhaps I failed, but I did my best, These masters of mine may do the rest. - Author: Nikola Tesla
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#50. The development of Nikola Tesla's ideas by corporate governments has created a sick and dangerous world. - Author: Steven Magee
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#51. My project was retarded by laws of nature. The world was not prepared for it. It was too far ahead of time. But the same laws will prevail in the end and make it a triumphal success. - Author: Nikola Tesla
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#52. 1908: A massive explosion over Tunguska, Siberia, leveled sixty to eighty million trees over 2,150 square kilometers. Blamed on an asteroid or comet, or Nikola Tesla's Coil. The Bermuda Triangle J - Author: Catherine Coulter
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#53. No rocket will reach the moon save by a miraculous discovery of an explosive far more energetic than any known. And even if the requisite fuel were produced, it would still have to be shown that the rocket machine would operate at 459 degrees below zero-the temperature of interplanetary space. - Author: Nikola Tesla
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#54. The harness of waterfalls is the most economical method known for drawing energy from the sun. - Author: Nikola Tesla
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#55. The Secretary of Hygiene or Physical Culture will be far more important in the cabinet of the President of the United States who holds office in the year 2035 than the Secretary of War. - Author: Nikola Tesla
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#56. The trend of opinion among eugenists is that we must make marriage more difficult. Certainly no one who is not a desirable parent should be permitted to produce progeny. - Author: Nikola Tesla
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#57. To stop war by the perfection of engines of destruction alone, might consume centuries and centuries. Other means must be employed to hasten the end. - Author: Nikola Tesla
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#58. An inexpensive instrument, not bigger than a watch, will enable its bearer to hear anywhere, on sea or land, music or song, the speech of a political leader, the address of an eminent man of science, or the sermon of an eloquent clergyman, delivered in some other place, however distant. - Author: Nikola Tesla
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#59. I have already demonstrated, by crucial tests, the practicability of signaling by my system from one to any other point of the globe, no matter how remote, and I shall soon convert the disbelievers. - Author: Nikola Tesla
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#60. Archimedes was my ideal. I admired the works of artists, but to my mind, they were only shadows and semblances. The inventor, I thought, gives to the world creations which are palpable, which live and work. - Author: Nikola Tesla
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#61. One may feel a sudden wave of sadness and rake his brain for an explanation when he might have noticed that it was caused by a cloud cutting off the rays of the sun. - Author: Nikola Tesla
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#62. I do not think you can name many great inventions that have been made by married men. - Author: Nikola Tesla
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#63. Man, like the universe, is a machine. Nothing enters our minds or determines our actions which is not directly or indirectly a response to stimuli beating upon our sense organs from without. - Author: Nikola Tesla
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#64. I constructed a laboratory in the neighborhood of Pike's Peak. The conditions in the pure air of the Colorado Mountains proved extremely favorable for my experiments, and the results were most gratifying to me. - Author: Nikola Tesla
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#65. Misunderstandings are always caused by the inability of appreciating one another's point of view. This again is due to the ignorance of those concerned, not so much in their own, as in their mutual fields. - Author: Nikola Tesla
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#66. A new idea must not be judged by its immediate results. - Author: Nikola Tesla
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#67. When wireless is perfectly applied the whole earth will be converted into a huge brain, which in fact it is, all things being particles of a real and rhythmic whole. We shall be able to communicate with one another instantly, irrespective of distance. - Author: Nikola Tesla
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#68. Come now, Pendragon Princess. You didn't get dressed up to die, we both know that. - Author: Monique Snyman
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#69. We crave for new sensations but soon become indifferent to them. The wonders of yesterday are today common occurrences - Author: Nikola Tesla
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#70. As in nature, all is ebb and tide, all is wave motion, so it seems that in all branches of industry, alternating currents - electric wave motion - will have the sway. - Author: Nikola Tesla
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#71. 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. - Author: Nikola Tesla
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#72. It will soon be possible to transmit wireless messages around the world so simply that any individual can carry and operate his own apparatus. - Author: Nikola Tesla
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#73. To know each other we must reach beyond the sphere of our sense perceptions. - Author: Nikola Tesla
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#74. When a coil is operated with currents of very high frequency, beautiful brush effects may be produced, even if the coil be of comparatively small dimensions. The experimenter may vary them in many ways, and, if it were nothing else, they afford a pleasing sight. - Author: Nikola Tesla
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#75. Of all things I liked books best. My father had a large library and whenever I could manage I tried to satisfy my passion for reading. - Author: Nikola Tesla
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#76. The individual is ephemeral, races and nations come and pass away, but man remains. - Author: Nikola Tesla
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#77. The last 29 days of the month are the toughest! - Author: Nikola Tesla
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#78. So astounding are the facts in this connection, that it would seem as though the Creator, himself had electrically designed this planet ... - Author: Nikola Tesla
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#79. Deficient observation is merely a form of ignorance and responsible for the many morbid notions and foolish ideas prevailing. - Author: Nikola Tesla
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#80. The progressive development of man is vitally dependent on invention. It is the most important product of his creative brain. - Author: Nikola Tesla
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#81. Be alone, that is the secret of invention; be alone, that is when ideas are born. - Author: Nikola Tesla
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#82. The idea of atomic energy is illusionary but it has taken so powerful a hold on the minds, that although I have preached against it for twenty-five years, there are still some who believe it to be realizable. - Author: Nikola Tesla
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#83. Every living being is an engine geared to the wheelwork of the universe. Though seemingly affected only by its immediate surrounding, the sphere of external influence extends to infinite distance. - Author: Nikola Tesla
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#84. If Mr. Edison had thought smarter he wouldn't sweat as much. - Author: Nikola Tesla
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#85. Its not the love you make. It's the love you give. - Author: Nikola Tesla
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#86. Now sticks 'n' stones'll break ya bones, a little tokin' never hurt no one. Let's toke, toke, toke about it. - Author: Nikola Tesla
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#87. I myself eschew all stimulants. I also practically abstain from meat. - Author: Nikola Tesla
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#88. It is not in the shallow physical imitation of men that women will assert first their equality and later their superiority, but in the awakening of the intellect of women. - Author: Nikola Tesla
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#89. Electrical science has disclosed to us the more intimate relation existing between widely different forces and phenomena and has thus led us to a more complete comprehension of Nature and its many manifestations to our senses. - Author: Nikola Tesla
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#90. The opinion of the world does not affect me. I have placed as the real values in my life what follows when I am dead. - Author: Nikola Tesla
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#91. Modern science says: 'The sun is the past, the earth is the present, the moon is the future.' From an incandescent mass we have originated, and into a frozen mass we shall turn. Merciless is the law of nature, and rapidly and irresistibly we are drawn to our doom. - Author: Nikola Tesla
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#92. The human being is a self-propelled automaton entirely under the control of external influences. Willful and predetermined though they appear, his actions are governed not from within, but from without. He is like a float tossed about by the waves of a turbulent sea. - Author: Nikola Tesla
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#93. The scientific man does not aim at an immediate result. He does not expect that his advanced ideas will be readily taken up. His work is like that of the planter - for the future. His duty is to lay the foundation for those who are to come, and point the way. - Author: Nikola Tesla
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#94. We are all one. Only egos, beliefs, and fears separate us. - Author: Nikola Tesla
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#95. I fear one thing most of all which is stupidity. - Author: Nikola Popovic
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#96. All perceptible matter comes from a primary substance, or tenuity beyond conception, filling all space, the akasha or luminiferous ether, which is acted upon by the life giving Prana or creative force, calling into existence, in never-ending cycles all things and phenomena. - Author: Nikola Tesla
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#97. Marconi is a good fellow. Let him continue. He is using seventeen of my patents. - Author: Nikola Tesla
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#98. Our entire biological system, the brain, and the Earth itself, work on the same frequencies. - Author: Nikola Tesla
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#99. Electric power is everywhere present in unlimited quantities and can drive the world's machinery without the need of coal, oil, gas, or any other of the common fuels. - Author: Nikola Tesla
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#100. In the twenty-first century, the robot will take the place which slave labor occupied in ancient civilization. - Author: Nikola Tesla
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