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From: "Yoon Ha Lee" <[log in to unmask]>
> On Sunday, November 4, 2001, at 01:17 , Frank George Valoczy wrote:
> > On Sun, 4 Nov 2001, Yoon Ha Lee wrote:
> >> Invention is 1% inspiration and 99% perspiration.--Thomas Edison.
> >>
> >
> > Nikola Tesla said something to refute that, quite well in fact, but,
> > unfortunately, I cannot remember what.
>
> Huh--hadn't known there was a response.  :-)  I'll keep an eye out for it.

I find these pairs on webpages:

"Genius is 10% inspiration and 90% perspiration."
- Thomas A Edison -

"I was a sorry witness of such doings, knowing that a little theory and
calculation would have saved him ninety per cent of his labor."
- Nikola Tesla -

    *Muke!