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
Negative results are just what I want. They're just as valuable
to me as positive results. I can never find the thing that does the
job best until I find the ones that don't.
Hard work, nothing to divert my thought, clear air and simple
food made my life very pleasant.
You can't realize your dreams unless you have one to begin with.
Because ideas have to be original only with regard to their adaptation
to the problem at hand, I am always extremely interested in how
others have used them.
I don't live with the past; I am living for to-day and to-morrow.
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Your worth consists in what you are and not in what you have.
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I am long on ideas, but short on time.
I expect to live to be only about a hundred.
Five percent of the people think; ten percent of the people think they think;
and the other eighty-five percent would rather die than think.
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What a man's mind can create, man's character should control.
Barring serious accidents, if you are not preoccupied with worry
and you work hard, you can look forward to a reasonably lengthy existence.
Itís not the hard work that kills; it's the worrying that kills.
Many of life's
failures are people who did not realize how close they were
to success when they gave up.
I am not
discouraged, because every wrong attempt discarded is
another step forward.
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
Anything that won't sell, I don't want to invent. Its sale is proof of utility,
and utility is success.
As a cure for
worrying, work is better than whiskey.
I always found that, if I began to worry, the best thing I could do
was focus upon doing something useful and then work very hard at it.
Soon, I would forget what was troubling me.
I have friends in overalls whose
friendship I would not swap for the favor of the kings of the world.
There is always a better way.
We don't know a millionth of one percent about anything.
Show me a thoroughly satisfied man and I will show you a failure.
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There is no substitute for hard work.
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