Thomas A. Edison Quotes

55 Thomas A. Edison quotes:

"The three great essentials to achieve anything worth while are, first, hard work; second, stick-to-itiveness; third, common sense."
Author: Edison Quotes Category: Achievement Quotes
"Many of life's failures are people who did not realize how close they were to success when they gave up."
"Be courageous! Have faith! Go Forward!"
Author: Edison Quotes Category: Faith Quotes
"We don't know one-millionth of one percent about anything."
Author: Edison Quotes Category: Knowledge Quotes
"To invent, you need a good imagination and a pile of junk."
Author: Edison Quotes Category: Imagination Quotes
"If we did all the things we are capable of, we would literally astound ourselves."
"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."
"The reason a lot of people do not recognize opportunity is because it usually goes around wearing overalls looking like hard work."
"We don't know a millionth of one percent about anything."
"Nearly every man who develops an idea works it up to the point where it looks impossible, and then he gets discouraged. That's not the place to become discouraged."
"Opportunity is missed by most people because it is dressed in overalls and looks like work."
"The value of an idea lies in the using of it."
"What man's mind can create, man's character can control."
Author: Edison Quotes Category: Control Quotes
"His genius he was quite content in one brief sentence to define; Of inspiration one percent, of perspiration, ninety nine."
Author: Edison Quotes Category: Genius Quotes
"Our greatest weakness lies in giving up."
Author: Edison Quotes Category: Giving Quotes
"I have friends in overalls whose friendship I would not swap for the favor of the kings of the world."
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"Good fortune is what happens when opportunity meets with planning."
Author: Edison Quotes Category: Fortune Quotes
"When I have fully decided that a result is worth getting I go ahead of it and make trial after trial until it comes."
"I find my greatest pleasure, and so my reward, in the work that precedes what the world calls success."
Author: Edison Quotes Category: Pleasure Quotes
"If we did all the things we are capable of doing, we would literally astonish ourselves."

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