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We don't know one-millionth of one percent about anything. ~Thomas Edison - Knowledge
The chief function of the body is to carry the brain around ~Thomas Edison - Mind
Your worth consists in what you are and not in what you have. ~Thomas Edison - Worth
When I have fully decided that a result is worth getting I go ahead of it and make trial after trial until it comes. ~Thomas Edison - Perseverance
His genius he was quite content in one brief sentence to define; Of inspiration one percent, of perspiration, ninety nine. ~Thomas Edison - Genius
I find my greatest pleasure, and so my reward, in the work that precedes what the world calls success. ~Thomas Edison - Pleasure
It is astonishing what an effort it seems to be for many people to put their brains definitely and systematically to work. ~Thomas Edison - Thoughts and Thinking
To have a great idea, have a lot of them. ~Thomas Edison - Ideas
I have not failed. I've just found 10, 000 ways that won't work. ~Thomas Edison - Failure
Show me a thoroughly satisfied man and I will show you a failure. ~Thomas Edison - Satisfaction
Discontent is the first necessity of progress. ~Thomas Edison - Discontent
I start where the last man left off. ~Thomas Edison - Excellence
If we did all the things we are capable of doing, we would literally astonish ourselves. ~Thomas Edison - Possibilities
The first requisite for success is the ability to apply your physical and mental energies to one problem incessantly without growing weary. ~Thomas Edison - Ability
I know this world is ruled by infinite intelligence. Everything that surrounds us- everything that exists -- proves that there are infinite laws behind it. There can be no denying this fact. It is mathematical in its precision. ~Thomas Edison - Miracles
Maturity is often more absurd than youth and very frequently is most unjust to youth. ~Thomas Edison - Maturity
The body is a community made up of its innumerable cells or inhabitants. ~Thomas Edison - Body
There is far more opportunity than there is ability. ~Thomas Edison - Opportunity
Everything comes to him who hustles while he waits. ~Thomas Edison - Patience
Waste is worse than loss. The time is coming when every person who lays claim to ability will keep the question of waste before him constantly. The scope of thrift is limitless. ~Thomas Edison - Waste
I never did a day's work in my life. It was all fun. ~Thomas Edison - Work
I never did anything by accident, nor did any of my inventions come by accident; they came by work. ~Thomas Edison - Work
There is no substitute for hard work. ~Thomas Edison - Work, Hard
As a cure for worrying, work is better than whiskey. ~Thomas Edison - Worry
Genius is one percent inspiration and ninety-nine percent perspiration. ~Thomas Edison - Genius
Our greatest weakness lies in giving up. The most certain way to succeed is always to try just one more time. ~Thomas Edison - Perseverance
Anything that won't sell, I don't want to invent. Its sale is proof of utility, and utility is success. ~Thomas Edison - Invention and Inventor
Great ideas originate in the muscles. ~Thomas Edison - Ideas
Hell, there are no rules here, we are trying to accomplish something. ~Thomas Edison - Rules
Nearly every man who develops an idea works at it up to the point where it looks impossible, and then gets discouraged. that's not the place to become discouraged. ~Thomas Edison - Perseverance
Restlessness is discontent and discontent is the first necessity of progress. Show me a thoroughly satisfied man and I will show you a failure. ~Thomas Edison - Progress
Many of life's failures are people who did not realize how close they were to success when they gave up. ~Thomas Edison - Perseverance
The value of an idea lies in the using of it. ~Thomas Edison - Ideas
To my mind the old masters are not art; their value is in their scarcity. ~Thomas Edison - Scarcity
The three great essentials to achieve anything worth while are: Hard work, Stick-to-itiveness, and Common sense. ~Thomas Edison - Life and Living
The best thinking has been done in solitude. ~Thomas Edison - Solitude
I am not discouraged, because every wrong attempt discarded is another step forward. ~Thomas Edison - Failure
Opportunity is missed by most people because it comes dressed in overalls and looks like work. ~Thomas Edison - Opportunity
There is no expedient to which a man will not resort to avoid the real labor of thinking. ~Thomas Edison - Thoughts and Thinking
Just because something doesn't do what you planned it to do doesn't mean it's useless. ~Thomas Edison - Failure
There ain't no rules around here, we're trying to accomplish something. ~Thomas Edison - Trying
There's a way to do better... find it. ~Thomas Edison - Excellence
Results! Why, man, I have gotten a lot of results. I know several thousand things that won't work. ~Thomas Edison - Results
What man's mind can create, man's character can control. ~Thomas Edison - Control
I am proud of the fact that I never invented weapons to kill. ~Thomas Edison - Invention and Inventor
What you are will show in what you do. ~Thomas Edison - Action
Be courageous. I have seen many depressions in business. Always America has emerged from these stronger and more prosperous. Be brave as your fathers before you. Have faith! Go forward! ~Thomas Edison - Courage
One might think that the money value of an invention constitutes its reward to the man who loves his work. But speaking for myself, I can honestly say this is not so... I continue to find my greatest pleasure, and so my reward, in the work that precedes what the world calls success. ~Thomas Edison - Success

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