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Alexander Graham Bell Quotes

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'Before anything else, preparation is the key to success.'

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

'Sometimes we stare so long at a door that is closing that we see too late the one that is open.'

'The nation that secures control of the air will ultimately control the world.'

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

'Great discoveries and improvements invariably involve the cooperation of many minds'

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Heroes, whatever high ideas we may have of them, are mortal and not divine. We are all as God made us and many of us much worse. - John Osborne
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Penny Black issued (worlds 1st stamp) - 1840, Roger Bannister runs the four minute mile - 1954, Moors murderers found guilty - 1966, The Channel Tunnel opens - 1994, Bank of England Given Independence - 1997
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