Parting Words: On Solitude Host Guy Raz offers a few parting words.
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Parting Words: On Solitude

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Parting Words: On Solitude

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Host Guy Raz offers parting words from inventor Nikola Tesla:

"The mind is sharper and keener in seclusion and uninterrupted solitude. No big laboratory is needed in which to think. Originality thrives in seclusion free of outside influences beating upon us to cripple the creative mind. Be alone, that is the secret of invention; be alone, that is when ideas are born."