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Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering
University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
 
  
 
 
 
 

 
 
Favorite Quotes

RESEARCH

"What this power is I cannot say; all I know is that it exists and it becomes available only when a man is in that state of mind in which he knows exactly what he wants and is fully determined not to quit until he finds it."

"A man, as a general rule, owes very little to what he is born with -- a man is what he makes of himself."

-------------------------------------------------------------------Alexander Graham Bell

"Science can only flower out when there is an internal urge. It cannot thrive under external pressure."

-------------------------------------------------------------------C. V. Raman

EDUCATORS

"People are like a good cloth. A good tailor can turn cloth into a beautiful dress, and it is perfect. However, a bad tailor turns the cloth into a rag. It is the educators responsibility to be the best tailors to realize the best dress for the cloth.

-------------------------------------------------------------------M. Bayram

DRIVING

"Best driver least brakes. She/he is the one speeding properly."

-------------------------------------------------------------------M. Bayram

LEADERSHIP

"No leader is perfect. The best ones don't try to be - they concentrate on honing their strengths and find others who can make up for their limitations."

-------------------------------------------------------------------Harvard Business Review

"A man must be big enough to admit his mistakes, smart enough to profit from them, and strong enough to correct them."

"Leaders must be close enough to relate to others, but far enough ahead to motivate them."
-------------------------------------------------------------------------------John C. Maxwell

LIFE

"A ship in the harbor is safe, but that is not what ships are made for."

----------------------------------------------------------------------------------J.A. Shedd

"A wise man will make more opportunities than he finds."

"Hope is a good breakfast, but it is a bad supper."

-------------------------------------------------------------------------------------F. Bacon

"I never saw a wild thing sorry for itself. A small bird will drop frozen dead from a bough without ever having felt sorry for itself."

-----------------------------------------------------------------------------D. H. Lawrence

PERSONAL


"The will to win means nothing if you haven't the will to prepare."

-----------------------------------------------------------------------------------J. Ikangaa

"Pressure is nothing more than the shadow of great opportunity."

----------------------------------------------------------------------------------M. Johnson

"It's not that some people have willpower and some don't. It's that some people are ready to change and others are not."

-------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- J. Gordon

"You must either modify your dreams or magnify your skills."

-----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------J. Rohn

WORLD

"Mankind is a single body and each nation is a part of that body. We must never say 'What does it matter to me if some part of the world is aliasing?'. If there is such an illness, we must concern ourselves with it as though we were having that illness."
-----------------------------------------------------------------------Mustafa Kemal Atatürk


Sun rises everday-------------------------------------------------------©Bayram (2007)


The White House
The White House (Thundersnow Effect)----------------------------------©Bayram (2011)

 

Lightning
Lightning (Power Tree of Nature)-----------------------------------------©Bayram (2011)