Thomas Edison

1847 - 1931

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.

Thomas Edison (1847 - 1931)

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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.

Thomas Edison (1847 - 1931)

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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.

Thomas Edison (1847 - 1931)

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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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A Quote by Thomas Alva Edison on facts, inventions, and weapons

I am proud of the fact that I never invented weapons to kill.

Thomas Edison (1847 - 1931)

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A Quote by Thomas Alva Edison on ethics, evolution, goals, life, and violence

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 Edison (1847 - 1931)

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A Quote by Thomas Alva Edison

It is very beautiful over there.

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A Quote by Thomas Alva Edison

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

Thomas Edison (1847 - 1931)

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A Quote by Thomas Alva Edison on civilization

The inventor tries to meet the demand of a crazy civilization.

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A Quote by Thomas Alva Edison on america, bravery, business, courage, faith, fatherhood, and prosperity

Be courageous. I have seen many depressions in business. Always America has emerged from these stronger and more prosperous. Be brave as your fathers before you. Have faith! Go forward!

Thomas Edison (1847 - 1931)

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