The day will come when the man at the telephone will be able to see the distant person to whom he is speaking.
The telephone gives us the happiness of being together yet safely apart.
The telephone is a good way to talk to people without having to offer them a drink.
The telephone is the greatest nuisance among conveniences, the greatest convenience among nuisances.
Tell me about yourself - your struggles, your dreams, your telephone number.
Utility is when you have one telephone, luxury is when you have two, and paradise is when you have none.
One day every major city in America will have a telephone.
The great advantage [the telephone] possesses over every other form of electrical apparatus consists in the fact that it requires no skill to operate the instrument.
The news of life is carried via telephone. A baby's birth, a couple engaged, a tragic car accident on a late night highway - most milestones of the human journey, good or bad, are foreshadowed by the sound of a ringing.
You should never go to a meeting or make a telephone call without a clear idea of what you are trying to achieve.
I will not be at the mercy of the telephone!
If you were going to die soon and had only one phone call to make, who would you call and what would you say? And why are you waiting?
First words on the first telephone - "Mr. Watson - come here - I want to see you."
People used what they called a telephone because they hated being close together and they were scared of being alone.
Telephone, n. An invention of the devil which abrogates some of the advantages of making a disagreeable person keep his distance.
I don't answer the phone. I get the feeling whenever I do that there will be someone on the other end.
To me, emails are a little bit frustrating. I think that the telephone is much preferred because you get the sound of the voice and the interest and everything else you can't see in an email.
What this power is, I cannot say... All I know is that it exists.
I hope all of us may eventually be together in everlasting peace and bliss -- except the inventor of the # telephone .
We listen too much to the telephone and too little to nature. The wind is one of my sounds. A lonely sound, perhaps, but soothing.
An amazing invention - but who would ever want to use one?
I'd rather sit down and write a letter than call someone up. I hate the telephone.
Technology gives us the facilities that lessen the barriers of time and distance - the telegraph and cable, the telephone, radio, and the rest.
Words from the past: "It's a clever idea, Mr. Bell, but don't wire us, we'll wire you.
Nobody is listening to your telephone calls.
Follow AzQuotes on Facebook, Twitter and Google+. Every day we present the best quotes! Improve yourself, find your inspiration, share with friends