Quotation Explorer - 'Thomas A. Edison'

To invent, you need a good imagination and a pile of junk. - 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
Remember, nothing that's good works by itself, just to please you. You have to make the damn thing work. - Thomas A. Edison
As a cure for worrying, work is better than whisky. - Thomas A. Edison
All Bibles are man-made. - Thomas A. Edison
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 A. Edison
I never did a day's work in my life. It was all fun. - Thomas A. Edison
I haven't failed,I have just found 10,000 ways that won't work. - Thomas A. Edison
Hell, there are no rules here--we're trying to accomplish something. - Thomas A. Edison
The doctor of the future will give no medicine, but will educate his patients in the care of the human frame, in diet, and in the cause and prevention of disease. - Thomas A. Edison
Hell, there are no rules here-- we're trying to accomplish something. - Thomas A. Edison
If we all did the things we are capable of doing, we would literally astound ourselves. - Thomas A. Edison
If we all did the things we are really capable of doing, we would literally astound ourselves. - Thomas A. Edison
Unfortunately, there seems to be far more opportunity out there than ability.... We should remember that good fortune often happens when opportunity meets with preparation. - Thomas A. Edison
Just because something doesn't do what you planned it to do doesn't mean it's useless. - Thomas A. Edison
Opportunity is missed by most people because it is dressed in overalls and looks like work. - Thomas A. Edison
We often miss opportunity because it's dressed in overalls and looks like work - Thomas A. Edison
When you have exhausted all possibilities, remember this - you haven't. - Thomas A. Edison
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 A. Edison
Everything comes to him who hustles while he waits. - Thomas A. Edison
Many of life's failures are people who did not realize how close they were to success when they gave up. - Thomas A. Edison
A genius is just a talented person who does his homework. - Thomas A. Edison
The doctor of the future will give no medicine, but will interest her or his patients in the care of the human frame, in a proper diet, and in the cause and prevention of disease. - Thomas A. Edison
It is astonishing what an effort it seems to be for many people to put their brains definitely and systematically to work. - Thomas A. Edison
Genius is one percent inspiration, ninety-nine percent perspiration. - Thomas A. Edison
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 A. Edison
We don't know a millionth of one percent about anything. - Thomas A. Edison
The three great essentials to achieve anything worthwhile are, first, hard work; second, stick-to-itiveness; third, common sense. - Thomas A. Edison
I have friends in overalls whose friendship I would not swap for the favor of the kings of the world. - Thomas A. Edison
Results! Why, man, I have gotten a lot of results. I know several thousand things that won't work. - Thomas A. Edison
Faith, as well intentioned as it may be, must be built on facts, not fiction--faith in fiction is a damnable false hope. - Thomas A. Edison
Many of life's failures are those who didn't know how close they were to success when they gave up. - Thomas A. Edison
I never did anything worth doing by accident, nor did any of my inventions come by accident - Thomas A. Edison
Negative results are just what I want. They’re just as valuable to me as positive results. I can never find the thing that does the job best until I find the ones that don’t. - Thomas A. Edison
I have not failed. I've just found 10,000 ways that won't work. - Thomas A. Edison
There is no expedient to which a man will not go to avoid the labor of thinking. - Thomas A. Edison
Genius is one per cent inspiration, ninety-nine per cent perspiration. - Thomas A. Edison
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