52 quotes found by Thomas A. Edison

Thomas A. Edison
I have not failed. I've just found 10,000 ways that won't work.
Thomas A. Edison
Our greatest weakness lies in giving up. The most certain way to succeed is always to try just one more time.
motivational  time  Succeed  # 122473
Thomas A. Edison
I have not failed. I've just found 10,000 ways that won't work.
failure  work  Failed  # 122474
Thomas A. Edison
Opportunity is missed by most people because it is dressed in overalls and looks like work.
work  Overalls  Looks  # 122475
Thomas A. Edison
There's a way to do it better - find it.
motivational  # 122476
Thomas A. Edison
There is no substitute for hard work.
work  Substitute  # 122477
Thomas A. Edison
The three great essentials to achieve anything worth while are: Hard work, Stick-to-itiveness, and Common sense.
wisdom  work  Great  # 122478
Thomas A. Edison
Genius is one percent inspiration and ninety-nine percent perspiration.
genius  Percent  # 122479
Thomas A. Edison
Many of life's failures are people who did not realize how close they were to success when they gave up.
failure  life  success  # 122480
Thomas A. Edison
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.
work  Mean  Either  # 122481
Thomas A. Edison
There will one day spring from the brain of science a machine or force so fearful in its potentialities, so absolutely terrifying, that even man, the fighter, who will dare torture and death in order to inflict torture and death, will be appalled, and so abandon war forever.
war  death  science  # 122482
Thomas A. Edison
To invent, you need a good imagination and a pile of junk.
imagination  good  Invent  # 122483
Thomas A. Edison
If we did all the things we are capable of, we would literally astound ourselves.
Thomas A. Edison
Just because something doesn't do what you planned it to do doesn't mean it's useless.
Business  Mean  Useless  # 122485
Thomas A. Edison
Non-violence leads to the highest ethics, which is the goal of all evolution. Until we stop harming all other living beings, we are still savages.
ethics  living  Until  # 122486
Thomas A. Edison
The reason a lot of people do not recognize opportunity is because it usually goes around wearing overalls looking like hard work.
work  reason  Looking  # 122487