Thomas Edison

1847 - 1931

A Quote by Thomas Alva Edison on work

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There is no substitute for hard work.

Thomas Edison (1847 - 1931)

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A Quote by Thomas Alva Edison on work

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As a cure for worrying, work is better than whiskey.

Thomas Edison (1847 - 1931)

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A Quote by Thomas Alva Edison on genius and inspiration

Genius is 99 percent perspiration and 1 percent inspiration.

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A Quote by Thomas Alva Edison on work

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

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A Quote by Thomas Alva Edison on failure and satisfaction

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

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A Quote by Thomas Alva Edison on home, learning, stupidity, and teachers

A teacher sent the following note home with a six-year-old boy: "He is too stupid to learn." That boy was Thomas A. Edison.

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A Quote by Thomas Alva Edison on knowledge, laughter, nature, and science

Until man duplicates a blade of grass, nature can laugh at his so-called scientific knowledge.

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A Quote by Thomas Alva Edison on death and people

Five percent of the people think; ten percent of the people think they think; and the other eighty-five percent would rather die than think.

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A Quote by Thomas Alva Edison on people and thought

It is remarkable to what lengths people will go to avoid thought.

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A Quote by Thomas Alva Edison on good, imagination, and needs

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

Thomas Edison (1847 - 1931)

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