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Thomas Edison Sayings By Thomas A. Edison: To get a great idea, come up with lots of them. To get a great idea, come up with lots of them. — Thomas A. Edison
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Thomas Edison Sayings By Thomas A. Edison: The value of a good idea is in using it. The value of a good idea is in using it. — Thomas A. Edison
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Thomas Edison Sayings By Thomas A. Edison: Time is really the only capital that any human being has, and the only thing Time is really the only capital that any human being has, and the only thing he can't afford to lose. — Thomas A. Edison
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Thomas Edison Sayings By Thomas A. Edison: The very first thing an executive must have is a fine memory. Of course it The very first thing an executive must have is a fine memory. Of course it does not follow that a man with a fine memory is necessarily a fine executive. But if he has the memory he has the first qualification, and if he has not the memory nothing else matters. — Thomas A. Edison
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Thomas Edison Sayings By Thomas A. Edison: The stomach is the only part of man which can be fully satisfied. The yearning The stomach is the only part of man which can be fully satisfied. The yearning of man's brain for new knowledge and experience and for more pleasant and comfortable surroundings never can be completely met. It is an appetite which cannot be appeased. — Thomas A. Edison
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Thomas Edison Sayings By Thomas A. Edison: I never did anything worth doing entirely by accident ... Almost none of my inventions I never did anything worth doing entirely by accident ... Almost none of my inventions came about totally by accident. They were achieved by having trained myself to endure and tolerate hard work. — Thomas A. Edison
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Thomas Edison Sayings By Thomas A. Edison: No, I haven't failed thousands of times. On the contrary, I have successfully eliminated thousands No, I haven't failed thousands of times. On the contrary, I have successfully eliminated thousands of ideas that do not work! — Thomas A. Edison
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Thomas Edison Sayings By Thomas A. Edison: The successful person makes a habit of doing what the failing person doesn't like to The successful person makes a habit of doing what the failing person doesn't like to do. — Thomas A. Edison
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Thomas Edison Sayings By Mark McCormack: To me, Arnold was a pioneer in the spirit of Thomas Edison or Benjamin Franklin, To me, Arnold was a pioneer in the spirit of Thomas Edison or Benjamin Franklin, while Tiger is a pioneer in the spirit of Bill Gates. — Mark McCormack
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Thomas Edison Sayings By Thomas A. Edison: It's very beautiful over there. It's very beautiful over there. — Thomas A. Edison
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Thomas Edison Sayings By George Carlin: When Thomas Edison worked late into the night on the electric light, he had to When Thomas Edison worked late into the night on the electric light, he had to do it by gas lamp or candle. I'm sure it made the work seem that much more urgent. — George Carlin
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Thomas Edison Sayings By Thomas A. Edison: The dove is my emblem. The dove is my emblem. — Thomas A. Edison
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Thomas Edison Sayings By Graham Moore: [In any] machine, the failure of one part to cooperate properly with the other part [In any] machine, the failure of one part to cooperate properly with the other part disorganizes the whole and renders it inoperative for the purpose intended. - THOMAS EDISON R — Graham Moore
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Thomas Edison Sayings By Jesse Andrews: I am the Thomas Edison of conversational stupidity. I am the Thomas Edison of conversational stupidity. — Jesse Andrews
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Thomas Edison Sayings By Thomas A. Edison: I think work is the world's greatest fun. I think work is the world's greatest fun. — Thomas A. Edison
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Thomas Edison Sayings By Thomas A. Edison: There are no rules here we're trying to accomplish something. There are no rules here
we're trying to accomplish something. — Thomas A. Edison
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Thomas Edison Sayings By Thomas A. Edison: There is a better way to do it - Find it! There is a better way to do it - Find it! — Thomas A. Edison
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Thomas Edison Sayings By Thomas A. Edison: Be courageous! Have faith! Go forward. Be courageous! Have faith! Go forward. — Thomas A. Edison
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Thomas Edison Sayings By Thomas A. Edison: I never failed once. It just happened to be a 2000-step process. I never failed once. It just happened to be a 2000-step process. — Thomas A. Edison
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Thomas Edison Sayings By Thomas A. Edison: Being busy does not always mean real work. The object of all work is production Being busy does not always mean real work. The object of all work is production or accomplishment and to either of these ends there must be forethought, system, planning, intelligence, and honest purpose, as well as perspiration. Seeming to do is not doing — Thomas A. Edison
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Thomas Edison Sayings By Thomas A. Edison: Surprises and reverses can serve as an incentive for great accomplishment. There are no rules Surprises and reverses can serve as an incentive for great accomplishment. There are no rules here, we're just trying to accomplish something. — Thomas A. Edison
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Thomas Edison Sayings By Thomas A. Edison: I have not failed 700 times. I have not failed once. I have succeeded in I have not failed 700 times. I have not failed once. I have succeeded in proving that those 700 ways will not work. When I have eliminated the ways that will not work, I will find the way that will work. — Thomas A. Edison
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Thomas Edison Sayings By Thomas A. Edison: I get my ideas from listening from within. I get my ideas from listening from within. — Thomas A. Edison
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Thomas Edison Sayings By Thomas Edison: I have not failed. I have just found 10,000 ways it will NOT work. I have not failed. I have just found 10,000 ways it will NOT work. — Thomas Edison
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Thomas Edison Sayings By Thomas A. Edison: Sticking to it is the genius. Sticking to it is the genius. — Thomas A. Edison
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Thomas Edison Sayings By Thomas A. Edison: I have had a lot of success with failure I have had a lot of success with failure — Thomas A. Edison
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Thomas Edison Sayings By Thomas A. Edison: Any large extension of the Government into business affairs - no matter what the pretense Any large extension of the Government into business affairs - no matter what the pretense and no matter how the the extension is labeled - will be bound to promote waste and put a curb on our prosperity and progress. — Thomas A. Edison
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Thomas Edison Sayings By Thomas A. Edison: Incurably religious, that is the best way to describe the mental condition of so many Incurably religious, that is the best way to describe the mental condition of so many people. — Thomas A. Edison
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Thomas Edison Sayings By Thomas A. Edison: There cannot be overproduction of anything which men and women want. And their wants are There cannot be overproduction of anything which men and women want. And their wants are unlimited, except by the size of their stomachs. — Thomas A. Edison
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Thomas Edison Sayings By Thomas A. Edison: Baseball is the greatest of American games. Some say football, but it is my firm Baseball is the greatest of American games. Some say football, but it is my firm belief, and it shall always be, that baseball has no superior. — Thomas A. Edison
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Thomas Edison Sayings By Thomas A. Edison: The three great essentials to achieve anything worthwhile are, first, hard work; second, stick-to-itiveness; third, The three great essentials to achieve anything worthwhile are, first, hard work; second, stick-to-itiveness; third, common sense. — Thomas A. Edison
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Thomas Edison Sayings By Thomas A. Edison: M. A. Rosanoff: Mr. Edison, please tell me what laboratory rules you want me to M. A. Rosanoff: Mr. Edison, please tell me what laboratory rules you want me to observe. Edison: There ain't no rules around here. We're trying to accomplish somep'n! — Thomas A. Edison
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Thomas Edison Sayings By Thomas A. Edison: When down in the mouth, remember Jonah. He came out all right. When down in the mouth, remember Jonah. He came out all right. — Thomas A. Edison
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Thomas Edison Sayings By Thomas A. Edison: Genius is 1 percent inspiration, 99 percent perspiration. Genius is 1 percent inspiration, 99 percent perspiration. — Thomas A. Edison
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Thomas Edison Sayings By Thomas Edison: When Thomas Edison's factory burned to the ground in 1914, destroying one-of-a-kind prototypes and causing When Thomas Edison's factory burned to the ground in 1914, destroying one-of-a-kind prototypes and causing $23 million in damage, Edison's response was simple:
"Thank goodness all our mistakes were burned up. Now we can start fresh again. — Thomas Edison
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Thomas Edison Sayings By Thomas A. Edison: I love great music and art, but I think 'cubist' songs and paintings are hideous. I love great music and art, but I think 'cubist' songs and paintings are hideous. — Thomas A. Edison
Thomas Edison Sayings By Thomas A. Edison: We tried some experiments in mind reading which were not very successful. Think mind reading We tried some experiments in mind reading which were not very successful. Think mind reading contrary to common sense, wise provision of the Bon Dieu that we cannot read each others minds, twould stop civilization and everybody would take to the woods. In fifty or hundred thousand centuries when mankind have become perfect by evolution then perhaps this sense could be developed with safety to the state. — Thomas A. Edison
Thomas Edison Sayings By Thomas A. Edison: Seeming to do is not doing. Seeming to do is not doing. — Thomas A. Edison
Thomas Edison Sayings By Thomas A. Edison: Nobody knows whether our personalities pass on to another existence or sphere, but if we Nobody knows whether our personalities pass on to another existence or sphere, but if we can evolve an instrument so delicate to be manipulated by our personality as it survives in the next life such an instrument ought to record something ... — Thomas A. Edison
Thomas Edison Sayings By Thomas A. Edison: Fooling around with alternating currents is just a waste of time. Nobody will use it, Fooling around with alternating currents is just a waste of time. Nobody will use it, ever. It's too dangerous ... it could kill a man as quick as a bolt of lightning. Direct current is safe. — Thomas A. Edison
Thomas Edison Sayings By Thomas A. Edison: One might think that the money value of an invention constitutes its reward to the One might think that the money value of an invention constitutes its reward to the man who loves his work. But ... I continue to find my greatest pleasure, and so my reward, in the work that precedes what the world calls success. — Thomas A. Edison
Thomas Edison Sayings By Thomas A. Edison: I am more of a sponge than an inventor. I absorb ideas from every source. I am more of a sponge than an inventor. I absorb ideas from every source. I take half-matured schemes for mechanical development and make them practical. I am a sort of a middleman between the long-haired and impractical inventor and the hard-headed business man who measures all things in terms of dollars and cents. My principal business is giving commercial value to the brilliant but misdirected ideas of others. — Thomas A. Edison
Thomas Edison Sayings By Napoleon Hill: TO do much clear thinking a man must arrange for regular periods of solitude when TO do much clear thinking a man must arrange for regular periods of solitude when he can concentrate and indulge his imagination without distraction. -Thomas A. Edison. — Napoleon Hill
Thomas Edison Sayings By Thomas A. Edison: The thing I lose patience with the most is the clock. Its hands move too The thing I lose patience with the most is the clock. Its hands move too fast — Thomas A. Edison
Thomas Edison Sayings By Thomas A. Edison: There is no subsitute for hard work. There is no subsitute for hard work. — Thomas A. Edison
Thomas Edison Sayings By Bruce Feiler: American culture really has two souls. And it's not a question of whether the culture American culture really has two souls. And it's not a question of whether the culture becomes secularized. The culture never becomes one thing or the other. The culture is always two. The culture is always William Bradford and Jonathan Edwards. The culture is always Benjamin Franklin and Thomas Edison. America was born just in time to have two mentalities. We're like Jacob and Esau struggling in the womb. Secular people want to believe that we are a nation of the Enlightenment, and because of the Founding Fathers and the Constitution that secularism will supersede religion. Religious people want to believe that through the revival religion will supersede secularism. And both are wrong. "What's going to happen," he said, "is that there will continue to be a constant dynamic and tension between the two, running side by side.And they're going to keep on being about that for as long as there's an American identity worth talking about. — Bruce Feiler
Thomas Edison Sayings By Thomas A. Edison: I owe my success to the fact that I never had a clock in my I owe my success to the fact that I never had a clock in my workroom. — Thomas A. Edison
Thomas Edison Sayings By Thomas A. Edison: A man's best friend is a good wife. A man's best friend is a good wife. — Thomas A. Edison
Thomas Edison Sayings By Thomas A. Edison: The chief function of the body is to carry the brain around. The chief function of the body is to carry the brain around. — Thomas A. Edison
Thomas Edison Sayings By Thomas A. Edison: People are not remembered by how few times they fail, but by how often they People are not remembered by how few times they fail, but by how often they succeed. Every wrong step is another step forward — Thomas A. Edison
Thomas Edison Sayings By Thomas A. Edison: It is absurd to say that our country can issue $30,000,000 in bonds and not It is absurd to say that our country can issue $30,000,000 in bonds and not $30,000,000 in currency. Both are promises to pay; but one promise fattens the usurer (banker), and the other helps the people. If the currency issued by the Government were no good, then the bonds issued would be no good either. It is a terrible situation when the Government, to increase the national wealth, must go into debt and submit to ruinous interest charges at the hands of men who control the fictitious values of gold. — Thomas A. Edison
Thomas Edison Sayings By George Washington: Faith, as well intentioned as it may be, must be built on facts, not fiction- Faith, as well intentioned as it may be, must be built on facts, not fiction- faith in fiction is a damnable false hope. Thomas Edison, American inventor — George Washington
Thomas Edison Sayings By Thomas A. Edison: Failure is the most effective technique to optimize strategic planning, implementation and processes. Failure is the most effective technique to optimize strategic planning, implementation and processes. — Thomas A. Edison
Thomas Edison Sayings By Thomas A. Edison: I never failed. It just didn't work 10,000 times. I never failed. It just didn't work 10,000 times. — Thomas A. Edison
Thomas Edison Sayings By Thomas A. Edison: A failure teaches you that something can't be done-that way. A failure teaches you that something can't be done-that way. — Thomas A. Edison
Thomas Edison Sayings By Aaron Patzer: I consider myself an inventor first and an entrepreneur second. In real life, my hero I consider myself an inventor first and an entrepreneur second. In real life, my hero is Thomas Edison. He was a great inventor, but also an outstanding entrepreneur who was able to sell his inventions to the masses. He didn't just develop the light bulb; he invented the entire electric grid and power distribution system. — Aaron Patzer
Thomas Edison Sayings By Thomas A. Edison: Inspiration can be found in a pile of junk. Sometimes, you can put it together Inspiration can be found in a pile of junk. Sometimes, you can put it together with a good imagination and invent something. — Thomas A. Edison
Thomas Edison Sayings By Napoleon Hill: Thomas Edison dreamed of a lamp that could be operated by electricity, began where he Thomas Edison dreamed of a lamp that could be operated by electricity, began where he stood to put his dream into action, and despite more than ten thousand failures, he stood by that dream until he made it a physical reality. Practical dreamers do not quit! — Napoleon Hill
Thomas Edison Sayings By Thomas A. Edison: Fools call wise men fools. A wise man never calls any man a fool. Fools call wise men fools. A wise man never calls any man a fool. — Thomas A. Edison
Thomas Edison Sayings By Thomas A. Edison: My success is due more to my ability to work continuously on one thing without My success is due more to my ability to work continuously on one thing without stopping than to any other single quality. — Thomas A. Edison
Thomas Edison Sayings By Thomas A. Edison: Books will soon be obsolete in the schools ... Our school system will be completely Books will soon be obsolete in the schools ... Our school system will be completely changed in the next ten years. — Thomas A. Edison
Thomas Edison Sayings By Thomas A. Edison: IF PARENTS PASS ENTHUSIASM ALONG TO THEIR CHILDREN, THEY WILL LEAVE THEM AN ESTATE OF IF PARENTS PASS ENTHUSIASM ALONG TO THEIR CHILDREN, THEY WILL LEAVE THEM AN ESTATE OF INCALCULABLE VALUE — Thomas A. Edison
Thomas Edison Sayings By Thomas A. Edison: A lawsuit is the suicide of time. A lawsuit is the suicide of time. — Thomas A. Edison
Thomas Edison Sayings By Thomas A. Edison: The roots of tobacco plants must go clear through to hell. Satan's principal agent Dyspepsia The roots of tobacco plants must go clear through to hell. Satan's principal agent Dyspepsia must have charge of this branch of the vegetable kingdom. — Thomas A. Edison
Thomas Edison Sayings By Thomas A. Edison: I am long on ideas, but short on time. I expect to live to be I am long on ideas, but short on time. I expect to live to be only about a hundred. — Thomas A. Edison
Thomas Edison Sayings By Thomas A. Edison: We will make electricity so cheap that only the rich will burn candles. We will make electricity so cheap that only the rich will burn candles. — Thomas A. Edison
Thomas Edison Sayings By Thomas A. Edison: My main purpose in life is to make money so I can afford to go My main purpose in life is to make money so I can afford to go on creating more inventions ... — Thomas A. Edison
Thomas Edison Sayings By Thomas A. Edison: I didn't fail ten thousand times. I successfully eliminated, ten thousand times, materials and combinations I didn't fail ten thousand times.
I successfully eliminated, ten thousand times,
materials and combinations which wouldn't work. — Thomas A. Edison
Thomas Edison Sayings By Al Jardine: Yes, my grandfather worked with Thomas Edison on the electric car, and he sold electric Yes, my grandfather worked with Thomas Edison on the electric car, and he sold electric cars at the 1900 World's Fair in Paris. — Al Jardine
Thomas Edison Sayings By Thomas A. Edison: To Monsieur Eiffel the Engineer, the brave builder of so gigantic and original a specimen To Monsieur Eiffel the Engineer, the brave builder of so gigantic and original a specimen of modern Engineering from one who has the greatest respect and admiration for all Engineers including the Great Engineer the Bon Dieu. — Thomas A. Edison
Thomas Edison Sayings By Thomas A. Edison: Of all my inventions, I liked the phonograph best Of all my inventions, I liked the phonograph best — Thomas A. Edison
Thomas Edison Sayings By Thomas A. Edison: Discontent is the first necessity of progress. Discontent is the first necessity of progress. — Thomas A. Edison
Thomas Edison Sayings By Neal Stephenson: Ask a Soviet engineer to design a pair of shoes and he'll come up with Ask a Soviet engineer to design a pair of shoes and he'll come up with something that looks like the boxes that the shoes came in; ask him to make something that will massacre Germans, and he turns into Thomas Fucking Edison. — Neal Stephenson
Thomas Edison Sayings By Thomas A. Edison: The United States, and other advanced nations, will someday be able to produce instruments of The United States, and other advanced nations, will someday be able to produce instruments of death so terrible the world will be in abject terror of itself and its ability to end civilization ... Such war-making weapons should be developed - but only for purposes of discovery and experimentation — Thomas A. Edison
Thomas Edison Sayings By Thomas A. Edison: I would construct and work along various lines until I found them untenable. When one I would construct and work along various lines until I found them untenable. When one theory was discarded, I developed another at once. I realized very early that this was the only possible way for me to work out all the problems. — Thomas A. Edison
Thomas Edison Sayings By Thomas A. Edison: Before you reject an idea, find at least five good things about it. Before you reject an idea, find at least five good things about it. — Thomas A. Edison
Thomas Edison Sayings By Thomas A. Edison: What is a college? An institute of learning. What is a business? An institute of What is a college? An institute of learning. What is a business? An institute of learning. Life, itself, is an institute of learning. — Thomas A. Edison
Thomas Edison Sayings By Thomas A. Edison: I consider Paine our greatest political thinker. As we have not advanced, and perhaps never I consider Paine our greatest political thinker. As we have not advanced, and perhaps never shall advance, beyond the Declaration and Constitution, so Paine has had no successors who extended his principles. — Thomas A. Edison
Thomas Edison Sayings By Thomas A. Edison: Genius is one percent inspiration and ninety-nine percent perspiration. Genius is one percent inspiration and ninety-nine percent perspiration. — Thomas A. Edison
Thomas Edison Sayings By Thomas A. Edison: It has been just so in all my inventions. The first step is an intuition-and It has been just so in all my inventions. The first step is an intuition-and comes with a burst, then difficulties arise. This thing that gives out and then that-"Bugs"as such little faults and difficulties are called show themselves and months of anxious watching, study and labor are requisite before commercial success-or failure-is certainly reached. — Thomas A. Edison
Thomas Edison Sayings By Thomas A. Edison: A reporter called on Edison to interview him about a substitute for lead in the A reporter called on Edison to interview him about a substitute for lead in the manufacture of storage batteries that the scientist was seeking. Edison informed the man that he had made 20,000 experiments but none had worked. "Aren't you discouraged by all this waste of effort?" the reporter asked. Edison: "Waste! There's nothing wasted. I have discovered 20,000 things that won't work." — Thomas A. Edison
Thomas Edison Sayings By Thomas A. Edison: Ideas without execution are hallucinations. Ideas without execution are hallucinations. — Thomas A. Edison
Thomas Edison Sayings By Charles Edison: He [Thomas Edison] considered [money] as a raw material, like metal, to be used rather He [Thomas Edison] considered [money] as a raw material, like metal, to be used rather than amassed, and so he kept plowing his funds into new projects. Several times he was all but bankrupt. But he refused to let dollar signs govern his actions. — Charles Edison
Thomas Edison Sayings By Thomas A. Edison: It is apparent to me that the possibilities of the aeroplane, which two or three It is apparent to me that the possibilities of the aeroplane, which two or three years ago were thought to hold the solution to the [flying machine] problem, have been exhausted, and that we must turn elsewhere. — Thomas A. Edison
Thomas Edison Sayings By Thomas A. Edison: Let the public throw bouquets to the inventors and in time we will all be Let the public throw bouquets to the inventors and in time we will all be happy. — Thomas A. Edison
Thomas Edison Sayings By Thomas A. Edison: I have always consistently opposed high-tension and alternating systems of electric lighting ... not only I have always consistently opposed high-tension and alternating systems of electric lighting ... not only on account of danger, but because of their general unreliability and unsuitability for any general system of distribution. — Thomas A. Edison
Thomas Edison Sayings By Thomas A. Edison: My mother was the making of me. My mother was the making of me. — Thomas A. Edison
Thomas Edison Sayings By Thomas A. Edison: I never once made a discovery ... I speak without exaggeration that I have constructed I never once made a discovery ... I speak without exaggeration that I have constructed three thousand different theories in connection with the electric light ... Yet in only two cases did my experiments prove the truth of my theory. — Thomas A. Edison
Thomas Edison Sayings By Thomas A. Edison: There is great value in disaster. All our mistakes are burned up. Thank God we There is great value in disaster. All our mistakes are burned up. Thank God we can start a new. — Thomas A. Edison
Thomas Edison Sayings By Benjamin Carson: It's a failure only if you don't get anything out of it, Thomas Edison said It's a failure only if you don't get anything out of it, Thomas Edison said he knew 999 ways that a light bulb did not work; yet we have lights today. — Benjamin Carson
Thomas Edison Sayings By Thomas A. Edison: You can't realize your dreams unless you have one to begin with. You can't realize your dreams unless you have one to begin with. — Thomas A. Edison
Thomas Edison Sayings By Naya Lizardo: HEALING FOODS The doctor of the future will no longer treat the human frame with HEALING FOODS The doctor of the future will no longer treat the human frame with drugs, but rather will cure and prevent disease with nutrition. - Thomas Edison — Naya Lizardo
Thomas Edison Sayings By Thomas A. Edison: The greatest discoveries will be along spiritual lines. This is the field where miracles are The greatest discoveries will be along spiritual lines. This is the field where miracles are going to happen. Spiritual power is the greatest underdeveloped power and has the greatest future. — Thomas A. Edison
Thomas Edison Sayings By Thomas A. Edison: Fish seem to be rather conservative around this bay, one seldom catches enough to form Fish seem to be rather conservative around this bay, one seldom catches enough to form the fundamental basis for a lie. Dante left out one of the torments of Hades - I could imagine a doomed mortal made to untangle wet fish lines forever. Everybody lost patience at the stupidity of the fish in not coming forward promptly to be murdered. — Thomas A. Edison
Thomas Edison Sayings By Thomas A. Edison: As a cure for worrying, work is far better than whiskey. I always found that, As a cure for worrying, work is far 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. — Thomas A. Edison
Thomas Edison Sayings By Thomas A. Edison: It is a terrible situation when the Government, to insure the National Wealth, must go It is a terrible situation when the Government, to insure the National Wealth, must go in debt and submit to ruinous interest charges, at the hands of men, who control the fictitious value of gold. Interest is the invention of Satan. — Thomas A. Edison
Thomas Edison Sayings By Thomas A. Edison: The biggest failure of man is that he gives up before he realizes how close The biggest failure of man is that he gives up before he realizes how close he was to success. — Thomas A. Edison
Thomas Edison Sayings By Thomas A. Edison: I never did a day's work in my life, it was all fun. I never did a day's work in my life, it was all fun. — Thomas A. Edison
Thomas Edison Sayings By Derek Rydall: 43. Don't let past failures determine what your future success will be. Walt Disney went 43. Don't let past failures determine what your future success will be. Walt Disney went bankrupt - twice - before finally gaining lasting momentum. The Beatles were rejected from numerous record labels, as was Tom Petty. Thomas Edison failed at creating the light bulb ten thousand times before getting it right! If he used failure as an indicator of his true path, you might be reading this by candlelight. — Derek Rydall
Thomas Edison Sayings By John Green: Thomas Edison's last words were "It's very beautiful over there". I don't know where there Thomas Edison's last words were "It's very beautiful over there". I don't know where there is, but I believe it's somewhere, and I hope it's beautiful. — John Green