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Thomas A. Edison
Thomas A. Edison
(1847 - 1931)
American inventor and businessman. Thomas Edison invented or developed a great many of the 20th century's essential electronic devices, such as the phonograph, the incandescent lightbulb, and the motion picture camera.
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Everything comes to him who hustles while he waits.
- Thomas A. Edison | Action Quotes
I am long on ideas, but short on time. I expect to live only about a hundred years.
- Thomas A. Edison | Aging and Old Age Quotes
Results! Why, man, I have gotten a lot of results. I know several thousand things that won't work.
- Thomas A. Edison | Genius Quotes
I have friends in overalls whose friendship I would not swap for the favor of the kings of the world.
- Thomas A. Edison | Friendship Quotes
There is time for everything.
- Thomas A. Edison | One Day Quotes
Everything comes to him who hustles while he waits.
- Thomas A. Edison | Difficult Days Quotes
As a cure for worrying, work is better than whiskey.
- Thomas A. Edison | Worry Quotes
Be courageous! ... I have seen many depressions in business. Always America has come out stronger and more prosperous. Be as brave as your fathers before you. Have faith! Go forward.
- Thomas A. Edison | Courage Quotes
Opportunity is missed by most people because it is dressed in overalls, and looks like work.
- Thomas A. Edison | Opportunity Quotes
I have friends in overalls whose friendship I would not swap for the favor of the kings of the world.
- Thomas A. Edison | Work Quotes
Opportunity is missed by most people because it is dressed in overalls, and looks like work.
- Thomas A. Edison | Work Quotes
Many of life's failures are men who did not realize how close they were to success when they gave up.
They say President Wilson has blundered. Perhaps he has, but I notice he usually blunders forward.
- Thomas A. Edison | Failures and Mistakes Quotes
Restlessness is discontent, and discontent is the first necessity of progress.
- Thomas A. Edison | Adversity Quotes
Results? Why, man, I have gotten a lot of results. I know several thousand things that won't work.
- Thomas A. Edison | Events Quotes


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