46 Quotes By Thomas A. Edison


To my mind the old masters are not art their value is in their scarcity.
Thomas A. Edison on art

The best thinking has been done in solitude. The worst has been done in turmoil.
Thomas A. Edison on best

Hell, there are no rules here - we're trying to accomplish something.
Thomas A. Edison on business

Just because something doesn't do what you planned it to do doesn't mean it's useless.
Thomas A. Edison on business

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 A. Edison on business

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 A. Edison on courage

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.
Thomas A. Edison on death

Many of life's failures are people who did not realize how close they were to success when they gave up.
Thomas A. Edison on failure

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 A. Edison on failure

Show me a thoroughly satisfied man and I will show you a failure.
Thomas A. Edison on failure

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 A. Edison on faith

I have friends in overalls whose friendship I would not swap for the favor of the kings of the world.
Thomas A. Edison on friendship

To invent, you need a good imagination and a pile of junk.
Thomas A. Edison on good

The three great essentials to achieve anything worth while are: Hard work, Stick-to-itiveness, and Common sense.
Thomas A. Edison on great

Great ideas originate in the muscles.
Thomas A. Edison on great

To have a great idea, have a lot of them.
Thomas A. Edison on great

To invent, you need a good imagination and a pile of junk.
Thomas A. Edison on imagination

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.
Thomas A. Edison on intelligence

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 A. Edison on intelligence

Many of life's failures are people who did not realize how close they were to success when they gave up.
Thomas A. Edison on life

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