Thomas Edison Quotes

Our greatest weakness lies in giving up. The most certain way to succeed is always to try just one more time.
“Our greatest weakness lies in giving up. The most certain way to succeed is always to try just one more time.”
Many of life's failures are experienced by people who did not realize how close they were to success when they gave up.
“Many of life's failures are experienced by people who did not realize how close they were to success when they gave up.”
There is no substitute for hard work.
“There is no substitute for hard work.”
To have a great idea, have a lot of them.
“To have a great idea, have a lot of them.”
To invent, you need a good imagination and a pile of junk.
“To invent, you need a good imagination and a pile of junk.”
I have not failed. I've just found 10,000 ways that won't work.
“I have not failed. I've just found 10,000 ways that won't work.”
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.
“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.”
The three great essentials to achieve anything worthwhile are, first, hard work; second, stick-to-itiveness; third, common sense.
“The three great essentials to achieve anything worthwhile are, first, hard work; second, stick-to-itiveness; third, common sense.”
I am long on ideas, but short on time. I expect to live to be only about a hundred.
“I am long on ideas, but short on time. I expect to live to be only about a hundred.”
The doctor of the future will give no medicines, but will interest his patients in the care of the human frame, in diet, and in the causes and prevention of disease.
“The doctor of the future will give no medicines, but will interest his patients in the care of the human frame, in diet, and in the causes and prevention of disease.”
Everything comes to him who hustles while he waits.
“Everything comes to him who hustles while he waits.”
Opportunity is missed by most people because it is dressed in overalls and looks like work.
“Opportunity is missed by most people because it is dressed in overalls and looks like work.”
There's a way to do it better ? find it.
“There's a way to do it better ? find it.”
The first requisite for success is to develop the ability to focus.
“The first requisite for success is to develop the ability to focus.”
I failed my way to success.
“I failed my way to success.”