Thomas Alva Edison Quotes
I am long on ideas, but short on time. I expect to live to be only about a hundred.
We don't know a millionth of one percent about anything.
Opportunity is missed by most people because it is dressed in overalls and looks like work.
To invent, you need a good imagination and a pile of junk.
There is no expedient to which a man will not go to avoid the labor of thinking.
Hell, there are no rules here -- we're trying to accomplish something.
If we did all the things we were capable of doing, we would literally astound ourselves.
Many of life's failures are people who did not realize how close they were to success when they gave up.
Genius is one per cent inspiration, ninety-nine per cent perspiration.
The first requisite of success is the ability to apply your physical and mental energies to one problem without growing weary.
I find my greatest pleasure, and so my reward, in the work that precedes what the world calls success.
Being busy does not always mean real work. The object of all work is production or accomplishment and to either of these ends there must be forethought, system, planning, intelligence, and honest purpose, as well as perspiration. Seeming to do is not doing.
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