Thomas Edison Quotes

February 11, 1847 - October 18, 1931

Thomas Edison was born in Milan, Ohio, USA. While he had many accomplishments in his lifetime, he is most remembered for his invention of the lightbulb. He had a strong work ethic, and was determined not to give up. He presevered and had a positive attitude when he faced challenges. Truly, Thomas A. Edison's persistence and determination is an inspiration to all of us!

I never did anything worth doing by accident, nor did any of my inventions come by accident; they came by work.
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Work   |   Inspiring   |

Many of life's failures are people who did not realize how close they were to success when they gave up.
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Failure   |   Success  |

I am not discouraged, because every wrong attempt discarded is another step forward.
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Discouraged   |   Wisdom   |

Be courageous. I have seen many depressions in business. Always America has emerged from these stronger and more prosperous. Be brave as your fathers before you. Have faith! Go forward!
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Faith   |   Courage   |

Anything that won't sell, I don't want to invent. Its sale is proof of utility, and utility is success.
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Motivation   |   Customer Service   |

As a cure for worrying, work is better than whiskey.
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Worry   |   Positive   |

I have friends in overalls whose friendship I would not swap for the favor of the kings of the world.
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Friendship   |   Words of Encouragement   |

There is always a better way.
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Graduation   |   Opportunity   |

We don't know a millionth of one percent about anything.
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Knowledge   |   Attitude   |

Show me a thoroughly satisfied man and I will show you a failure.
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Comfort Zone   |   Do You Dare   |

There is no substitute for hard work.
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Top Ten Work Quotes   |   Do You Know Me   |

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