Thomas Edison

1847 - 1931

A Quote by Thomas Alva Edison

We don't know a millionth of one percent about anything.

Thomas Edison (1847 - 1931)

Contributed by: Zaady

A Quote by Thomas Alva Edison on accidents, inventions, and work

None of my inventions came by accident-they came by work.

Thomas Edison (1847 - 1931)

Contributed by: Zaady

A Quote by Thomas Alva Edison on work

in

There is no substitute for hard work.

Thomas Edison (1847 - 1931)

Contributed by: Zaady

A Quote by Thomas Alva Edison

It is very beautiful over there.

Thomas Edison (1847 - 1931)

Contributed by: Zaady

A Quote by Thomas Alva Edison on failure and work

I have not failed. I have merely found 10,000 ways that won't work.

Thomas Edison (1847 - 1931)

Contributed by: Zaady

A Quote by Thomas Alva Edison on character, control, day, death, force, machines, mind, order, science, and war

There will one day spring from the brain of science a machine or force so fearful in its potentialities, so absolutely terrifying, that even man, the fighter, who will dare torture and death in order to inflict torture and death, will be appalled, and so abandon war forever. What man's mind can create, man's character can control.

Thomas Edison (1847 - 1931)

Source: newspaper interview, August 22, 1921

Contributed by: Zaady

A Quote by Thomas Alva Edison on business, danger, government, and privacy

There is far more danger in public than in private monopoly, for when Government goes into business it can always shift its losses to the taxpayers. Government never makes ends meet-and that is the first requisite of business.

Thomas Edison (1847 - 1931)

Contributed by: Zaady

A Quote by Thomas Alva Edison on discontent and progress

Restlessness and discontent are the first necessities of progress.

Thomas Edison (1847 - 1931)

Contributed by: Zaady

A Quote by Thomas Alva Edison on work

in

Results! Why, man, I have gotten a lot of results. I know several thousand things that won't work.

Thomas Edison (1847 - 1931)

Contributed by: Zaady

A Quote by Thomas Alva Edison on failure and satisfaction

Show me a thoroughly satisfied man, and I will show you a failure.

Thomas Edison (1847 - 1931)

Contributed by: Zaady

Syndicate content