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Charles Steinmetz
(1865-1923) born on
Apr 09
German-US electrical engineer. His ideas on alternating current systems helped inaugurate the electrical era in the United States.
         
   
F
Marking dynamos for repair $10,000.00 -- 2 hours labor $10.00; knowing where to mark $9,990.00.

R
No man really becomes a fool until he stops asking questions.
A
I am a firm believer in socialism and I know that the quicker you have monopoly in this country the quicker you will have socialism.
N
I have succeeded in getting my actual work down to thirty minutes a day. That leaves me eighteen hours for engineering.
K
Money is a stupid measure of achievement, but unfortunately it is the only universal measure we have.
 
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Published Sources for the above Quotations:
F: From his itemized bill sent to Henry Ford; In "2500 Anecdotes for All Occasions," by Edmund Fuller, 1970.
R: In "The Speaker's Electronic Reference Collection," AApex Software, 1994.
A: "The Congressional Record," 27 Jan 1949.
N: In "The Executives Quotation Book," ed. by James Charlton, 1993.
K: In "Quotable Business," ed. Louis E. Boone, 1992.
   


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