Best 60+ Thomas Alva Edison Quotes That Will Inspire Success

Best 60+ Thomas Alva Edison Quotes That Will Inspire Success
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Best 60+ Thomas Alva Edison Quotes That Will Inspire Success...

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It’s obvious that we don’t know one millionth of one percent about anything.

|--- Thomas Edison

 

The value of an idea lies in the using of it.

|--- Thomas Edison

 

Our schools are not teaching students to think. It is astonishing how many young people have difficulty in putting their brains definitely and systematically to work…

|--- Thomas Edison

 

There is no substitute for hard work.

|--- Thomas Edison

 

The memory of my mother will always be a blessing to me….

|--- Thomas Edison

 

Our greatest weakness lies in giving up. The most certain way to succeed is always to try just one more time…

|--- Thomas Edison

 

We don’t know one-millionth of one percent about anything.

|--- Thomas Edison

 

Just because something doesn’t do what you planned it to do doesn’t mean it’s useless…

|--- Thomas Edison

 

Many of life’s failures are people who did not realize how close they were to success when they gave up.

|--- Thomas Edison

 

The best thinking has been done in solitude.

|--- Thomas Edison

 

I never did a day’s work in my life. It was all fun…

|--- Thomas Edison

 

To have a great idea, have a lot of them.

|--- Thomas Edison

 

I am not overly impressed by the great names and reputations of those who might be trying to beat me to an invention…. It’s their ‘ideas’ that appeal to me. I am quite correctly described as ‘more of a sponge than an inventor…

|--- Thomas Edison

 

The three great essentials to achieve anything worth while are: Hard work, Stick-to-itiveness, and Common sense.

|--- Thomas Edison

 

Of all my inventions, I liked the phonograph best…

|--- Thomas Edison

 

There’s a way to do better… find it.

|--- Thomas Edison

 

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

|--- Thomas Edison

 

Anything that won’t sell, I don’t want to invent. Its sale is proof of utility, and utility is success.

|--- Thomas Edison

 

The doctor of the future will give no medicine, but will interest his patients in the care of the human body, in diet, and in the cause and prevention of disease…

|--- Thomas Edison

 

What you are will show in what you do.

|--- Thomas Edison

 

Discontent is the first necessity of progress…

|--- Thomas Edison

 

I believe that the science of chemistry alone almost proves the existence of an intelligent creator.

|--- Thomas Edison

 

The chief function of the body is to carry the brain around.

|--- Thomas Edison

 

Everything comes to him who hustles while he waits…

|--- Thomas Edison

 

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

|--- Thomas Edison

 

Hell, there are no rules here – we’re trying to accomplish something…

|--- Thomas Edison

 

Restlessness is discontent and discontent is the first necessity of progress. Show me a thoroughly satisfied man and I will show you a failure.

|--- Thomas Edison

 

I have not failed. I’ve just found 10,000 ways that won’t work…

|--- Thomas Edison

 

Great ideas originate in the muscles.

|--- Thomas Edison

 

Opportunity is missed by most people because it is dressed in overalls and looks like work…

|--- Thomas Edison

 

Waste is worse than loss. The time is coming when every person who lays claim to ability will keep the question of waste before him constantly. The scope of thrift is limitless.

|--- Thomas 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 Edison

 

I know this world is ruled by infinite intelligence. Everything that surrounds us- everything that exists — proves that there are infinite laws behind it. There can be no denying this fact. It is mathematical in its precision.

|--- Thomas Edison

 

The thing I lose patience with the most is the clock. Its hands move too fast…

|--- Thomas Edison

 

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

|--- Thomas Edison

 

Genius is one percent inspiration and ninety-nine percent perspiration…

|--- Thomas Edison

 

Discontent is the first necessity of progress.

|--- Thomas Edison

 

Personally, I enjoy working about 18 hours a day. Besides the short catnaps I take each day, I average about four to five hours of sleep per night…

|--- Thomas Edison

 

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

|--- Thomas Edison

 

Your worth consists in what you are and not in what you have.

|--- Thomas Edison

 

I am not discouraged, because every wrong attempt discarded is another step forward.

|--- Thomas Edison

 

Maturity is often more absurd than youth and very frequently is most unjust to youth.

|--- Thomas Edison

 

His genius he was quite content in one brief sentence to define; Of inspiration one percent, of perspiration, ninety nine.

|--- Thomas Edison

 

Time is really the only capital that any human being has and the thing that he can least afford to waste or lose.

|--- Thomas Edison

 

There ain’t no rules around here, we’re trying to accomplish something.

|--- Thomas Edison

 

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

|--- Thomas Edison

 

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

|--- Thomas Edison

 

When I have fully decided that a result is worth getting I go ahead of it and make trial after trial until it comes.

|--- Thomas Edison

 

The body is a community made up of its innumerable cells or inhabitants.

|--- Thomas Edison

 

I find my greatest pleasure, and so my reward, in the work that precedes what the world calls success.

|--- Thomas Edison

 

There is no expedient to which a man will not resort to avoid the real labor of thinking.

|--- Thomas Edison

 

What man’s mind can create, man’s character can control.

|--- Thomas Edison

 

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

 

To my mind the old masters are not art; their value is in their scarcity.

|--- Thomas Edison

 

Nearly every man who develops an idea works at it up to the point where it looks impossible, and then gets discouraged. That’s not the place to become discouraged.

|--- Thomas Edison

 

Absence Makes the Heart Grow Fonder (For Somebody Else)

|--- Thomas Edison

 

I never did anything by accident, nor did any of my inventions come by accident; they came by work.

|--- Thomas Edison

 

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

|--- Thomas Edison

 

After dinner rest awhile, after supper walk a mile.

|--- Thomas Edison

 

The first requisite for success is the ability to apply your physical and mental energies to one problem incessantly without growing weary.

|--- Thomas Edison

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