Thomas Edison Quotes

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The value of an idea lies in the using of it.
Thomas A. Edison

I have not failed. I've just found 10,000 ways that won't work.
Thomas A. Edison

Thomas Edison Quotes
Thomas Edison Quotes
Genius is one percent inspiration and ninety-nine percent perspiration.
Thomas A. Edison

I find my greatest pleasure, and so my reward, in the work that precedes what the world calls success.
Thomas A. Edison

Everything comes to him who hustles while he waits.
Thomas A. Edison

There is no expedient to which a man will not go to avoid the labor of thinking.
Thomas A. Edison

I start where the last man left off.
Thomas A. Edison

His genius he was quite content in one brief sentence to define; Of inspiration one percent, of perspiration, ninety nine.
Thomas A. Edison

Anything that won't sell, I don't want to invent. Its sale is proof of utility, and utility is success.
Thomas A. Edison

There is no substitute for hard work.
Thomas A. Edison

Maturity is often more absurd than youth and very frequently is most unjust to youth.
Thomas A. Edison

Great ideas originate in the muscles.
Thomas A. Edison

There's a way to do it better - find it.
Thomas A. Edison

Our greatest weakness lies in giving up. The most certain way to succeed is always to try just one more time.
Thomas A. Edison

Just because something doesn't do what you planned it to do doesn't mean it's useless.
Thomas A. Edison

To have a great idea, have a lot of them.
Thomas A. Edison

I never did a day's work in my life. It was all fun.
Thomas A. Edison

Discontent is the first necessity of progress.
Thomas A. Edison

Religion is all bunk.
Thomas A. Edison

To my mind the old masters are not art; their value is in their scarcity.
Thomas A. Edison

The chief function of the body is to carry the brain around.
Thomas A. Edison

Hell, there are no rules here - we're trying to accomplish something.
Thomas A. Edison

We don't know a millionth of one percent about anything.
Thomas A. Edison

I am proud of the fact that I never invented weapons to kill.
Thomas A. Edison

I never did anything by accident, nor did any of my inventions come by accident; they came by work.
Thomas A. Edison

What a man's mind can create, man's character can control.
Thomas A. Edison

The best thinking has been done in solitude. The worst has been done in turmoil.
Thomas A. Edison

Non-violence leads to the highest ethics, which is the goal of all evolution. Until we stop harming all other living beings, we are still savages.
Thomas A. Edison

Results! Why, man, I have gotten a lot of results. I know several thousand things that won't work.
Thomas A. Edison

What you are will show in what you do.
Thomas A. Edison

If we did all the things we are capable of, we would literally astound ourselves.
Thomas A. Edison

Many of life's failures are people who did not realize how close they were to success when they gave up.
Thomas A. Edison

Your worth consists in what you are and not in what you have.
Thomas A. Edison

Opportunity is missed by most people because it is dressed in overalls and looks like work.
Thomas A. Edison

The three great essentials to achieve anything worth while are: Hard work, Stick-to-itiveness, and Common sense.
Thomas A. Edison

Show me a thoroughly satisfied man and I will show you a failure.
Thomas A. Edison

The body is a community made up of its innumerable cells or inhabitants.
Thomas A. Edison
 
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