Feverish Quotes (2 quotes)
If he [Thomas Edison] had a needle to find in a haystack, he would not stop to reason where it was most likely to be, but would proceed at once with the feverish diligence of a bee, to examine straw after straw until he found the object of his search. [J]ust a little theory and calculation would have saved him ninety percent of his labor.
This minding of other peoples business expresses itself in gossip, snooping and meddling, and also in feverish interest in communal, national and racial affairs. In running away from ourselves we either fall on our neighbors shoulder or fly at his throat.