The world, I think, will wait a long time for Nikola Tesla's equal in achievement and imagination.
As quoted in the The Tesla Museum exhibition in Belgrade, and by the Tesla Memorial Society of New York
Men substitute words for reality and then argue about the words.Edwin Howard ArmstrongAs quoted in "Edwin Armstrong : Pioneer of the Airwaves" by Yannis TsividisUnsourced variant: Men like to substitute words for reality and then argue about the words.
I thought Armstrong would invent some kind of a filter to remove static from our AM radio. I didn't think he'd start a revolution start up a whole damn new industry to compete with RCA.Edwin Howard ArmstrongDavid Sarnoff, RCA President, quoted in Lawrence Lessig, Free Culture (Penguin, 2004), p. 5, ISBN 1594200068
Anyone who has had actual contact with the making of the inventions that built the radio art knows that these inventions have been the product of experiment and work based on physical reasoning, rather than on the mathematicians' calculations and formulae. Precisely the opposite impression is obtained from many of our present day text books and publications.Edwin Howard ArmstrongAs quoted in Electronics (2005) by P. Arun, p. 310
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