William Shockley

This quote was added by pawpawpaw
If you take a bale of hay and tie it to the tail of a mule and then strike a match and set the bale of hay on fire, and if you then compare the energy expended shortly thereafter by the mule with the energy expended by yourself in the striking of the match, you will understand the concept of amplification.

Train on this quote

Rate this quote:
3.8 out of 5 based on 24 ratings.

Edit Text

Edit author and title

(Changes are manually reviewed)

or just leave a comment:

waltztothetango 2 months, 1 week ago
This quote is LOVELY! I don't know why it's so enjoyable, but it's oddly deep and I enjoyed it.
Plus, y'know, I got a new high score, haha.
mumma 8 months ago

Test your skills, take the Typing Test.

Score (WPM) distribution for this quote. More.

Best scores for this typing test

Name WPM Accuracy
highhonedjazzyaudio 169.43 98.7%
moonbeams1221 152.36 100%
kub1c.elyhyperion 141.73 99.0%
gbzaid 137.67 98.1%
alliekarakosta 133.69 97.2%
vanilla 129.33 98.4%
etbrandes 127.70 98.4%
ltfigs 127.51 97.2%

Recently for

Name WPM Accuracy
user86954 101.97 93.9%
mackenzie0629 94.31 99.0%
saraannehopper 99.34 94.5%
user93048 45.41 94.2%
williambilliam 84.70 95.9%
saripooh 62.59 94.2%
cole_shep21 87.12 94.5%
royalxx17 59.66 98.7%