Thoughts about Thomas Edison

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Good fortune is what happens when opportunity meets with planning.

Thomas Alva Edison

I find as I grow older that I love those most whom I loved first.

Thomas Jefferson

The secret of a good life is to have the right loyalties and hold them in the right scale of values.

Norman Thomas

The three great essentials to achieve anything worth while are, first, hard work; second, stick-to-itiveness; third, common sense.

Thomas Alva Edison

I start where the last man left off.

Thomas A. Edison

The best thinking has been done in solitude. The worst has been done in turmoil.

Thomas A. Edison

The value of an idea lies in the using of it.

Thomas A. Edison

Your worth consists in what you are and not in what you have.

Thomas A. Edison

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

Thomas A. Edison

If I find 10,000 ways something won't work, I haven't failed. I am not discouraged, because every wrong attempt discarded is another step forward.

Thomas A. Edison

Genius is 1% inspiration and 99% perspiration!

Thomas Alva Edison

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

Thomas A. Edison

What man's mind can create, man's character can control.

Thomas Alva Edison

If there is a way to do it better...find it.

Thomas Alva Edison

If we did all the things we are capable of doing, we would literally astonish ourselves.

Thomas Alva Edison

Most people don't recognize opportunity when it comes, because it's usually dressed in overalls and looks a lot like work.

Thomas Alva Edison

Keep on the lookout for novel ideas that others have used successfully. Your idea has to be original only in its adaptation to the problem you're working on.

Thomas Alva Edison

Restlessness and discontent are the first necessities of progress.

Thomas A. Edison

A genius is just a talented person who does his homework.

Thomas A. Edison

To invent, you need a good imagination and a pile of junk.

Thomas A. Edison
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