Thomas Alva Edison Quotes (43 quotations)

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1. A genius is just a talented person who does his homework. - Thomas Alva Edison

2. All Bibles are man-made. - Thomas Alva Edison

3. Be courageous! Have faith! Go Forward! - Thomas Alva Edison

4. 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 Alva Edison

5. Everything comes to him who hustles while he waits. - Thomas Alva Edison

6. Genius is one per cent inspiration, ninety-nine per cent perspiration. - Thomas Alva Edison

7. Genius is one percent inspiration and ninety-nine percent perspiration. - Thomas Alva Edison

8. Great ideas originate in the muscles. - Thomas Alva Edison

9. Hell, there are no rules here - we're trying to accomplish something. - Thomas Alva Edison

10. I am not discouraged, because every wrong attempt discarded isanother step forward. - Thomas Alva Edison

11. I have friends in overalls whose friendship I would not swap for the favor of the kings of the world. - Thomas Alva Edison

12. I have never seen the slightest scientific proof of the religious idea of heaven and hell, of future life for individuals, or of a personal God. - Thomas Alva Edison

13. I have not failed, I've found 10,000 Ways that won't work. - Thomas Alva Edison

14. I have not failed. I've just found 10,000 ways that won't work. - Thomas Alva Edison

15. I haven't failed, I've found 10,000 ways that don't work. - Thomas Alva Edison

16. I never did a day's work in my life. It was all fun. - Thomas Alva Edison

17. 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 Alva Edison

18. If we did all the things we are capable of, we would literally astound ourselves. - Thomas Alva Edison

19. It is astonishing what an effort it seems to be for many people to put their brains definitely and systematically to work. - Thomas Alva Edison

20. It's very beautiful over there. - Thomas Alva Edison

21. Just because something doesn't do what you planned it to do doesn't mean it's useless. - Thomas Alva Edison

22. Many of life's failures are people who did not realize how close they were to success when they gave up. - Thomas Alva Edison

23. Many of life's failures are those who didn't know how close they were to success when they gave up. - Thomas Alva Edison

24. 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. - Thomas Alva Edison

25. 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. - Thomas Alva Edison

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