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Quotes of Thomas A. Edison

Just because something doesn't do what you planned it to do doesn't mean it's useless.

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

Fools call wise men fools. A wise man never calls any man a fool.

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

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

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

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

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

Everything comes to him who hustles while he waits.

Great ideas originate in the muscles.

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

I am long on ideas, but short on time. I only expect to live only about a hundred years.

Thomas Edison

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