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Thomas Edison

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"We don't know a millionth of one percent about anything." Education 4.5 avg (8 votes)
"I have friends in overalls whose friendship I would not swap for the favor of the kings of the world." Friendship 4.5 avg (2 votes)
"Genius is one per cent inspiration, ninety-nine per cent perspiration." Genius 4.6 avg (14 votes)
"Great ideas originate in the muscles." Ideas 4.3 avg (6 votes)
"Nearly every man who develops an idea works it up to the point where it looks impossible, and then he gets discouraged. That's not the place to become discouraged." Ideas 5.0 avg (3 votes)
"The value of an idea lies in the using of it." Ideas 4.6 avg (5 votes)
"Just because something doesn't do what you planned it to do doesn't mean it's useless." Miscellaneous 4.7 avg (3 votes)
"To invent, you need a good imagination and a pile of junk." Miscellaneous 4.6 avg (18 votes)
"If we all did the things we are capable of doing, we would literally astound ourselves." Miscellaneous 4.6 avg (10 votes)
"What a man's mind can create, man's character can control." Miscellaneous 3.7 avg (3 votes)
"Hell, there are no rules here - we're trying to accomplish something." Motivation & Goals 4.6 avg (18 votes)
"I am not discouraged, because every wrong attempt discarded is another step forward." Motivation & Goals 4.6 avg (11 votes)
"There's a way to do it better - find it." Motivation & Goals 4.8 avg (10 votes)
"Religion is all bunk." Religion 3.9 avg (25 votes)
"Until man duplicates a blade of grass, nature can laugh at his so-called scientific knowledge." Science 4.6 avg (12 votes)
"I have not failed. I've just found 10,000 ways that won't work." Success 4.9 avg (78 votes)
"Opportunity is missed by most people because it comes dressed in overalls and looks like work." Success 4.8 avg (21 votes)
"Many of life's failures are people who did not realize how close they were to success when they gave up." Success 4.7 avg (23 votes)
"I continue to find my greatest pleasure, and so my reward, in the work that precedes what the world calls success." Success, Work 4.0 avg (4 votes)
"Show me a thoroughly satisfied man and I will show you a failure." Success 4.5 avg (14 votes)


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