A great man is one who collects knowledge the way a bee collects honey and uses it to help people overcome the difficulties they endure - hunger, ignorance and disease!
- Nikola Tesla
Remember, remember always, that all of us, and you and I especially, are descended from immigrants and revolutionists.
- Franklin Roosevelt
While their territory has been devastated and their homes despoiled, the spirit of the Serbian people has not been broken.
- Woodrow Wilson
Nikolić referred to the Serbian-American scientist and inventor as "the Prometheus of the modern age whose love of mankind was his strongest motivation in work."
During the ceremony in front a Tesla's laboratory on Long Island, Nikolić said that the great scientist endowed the mankind with a new philosophy of living, a new understanding of man’s possibilities, a new way to develop societies and states - a new, previously unknown possibility to create each individual life differently..
Respected Sir President of the General Assembly of the Organization of United Nations, ladies and gentlemen, dear friends of humanity,
You have bestowed a great honor upon me by inviting me, as the spiritual head of the Serbian Orthodox Church, to speak about the culture of peace and about co-operation among nations, and to do so by addressing you who represent the nations of the world. And indeed, it is your task to take care about the well-being of all nations and every individual, and peace and harmony between people and nations are the first precondition of the well-being and future of humanity.
Friday, August 30, 2013 was the first day of the Jubilee Celebration of the Western American Diocese: Freedom to Pursue the Faith. This year during Diocesan Days we acknowledge several momentous anniversaries: 50 years of the founding of the Diocese, 150 years of the birth of Archimandrite Sebastian Dabovich, Holy Apostle to the Americas, and 1700 years of the Edict of Milan.
On this first day of Diocesan Days, all of our clergy from throughout our Diocese gathered together for a luncheon followed by a special Clergy Siminar with guest speaker V. Rev. Dr. John Erickson of St. Vladimir's Seminary. Later in the day, the Diocesan Council held it's annual meeting in preparation for the Annual Assembly. At the same time, the Diocesan Kolo Sprpskih Sestara held it's Annual Meeting with ladies from KSS organizations from churches throughout the diocese..
The best hotels, restaurants, cafes, shops and cultural spots in the city.
Visitors to Belgrade often hesitate to tell friends about the city's charms. In the calm of the last decade, the capital of Serbia has experienced a cultural explosion and today it feels distinctly like Europe's best-kept secret.
The opening was attended by Heir to the Yugoslav Throne Prince Aleksandar Karađorđević, his wife Katarina, members of the diplomatic corps and intellectual and science figures from New York.
The exhibition, "Tesla's Wonderful World of Electricity," opened on Wednesday, on the birthday of the Serbian-American scientist and inventor, and was prepared in coordination with the New York museum and supported by the Belgrade City Hall and the Serbian General Consulate in New York..