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Thomas Edison Quotes and Biography

Thomas Edison Biography

  • Full name: Thomas Alva Edison, known as Thomas Edison
  • Born: February 11, 1847 in Milan, Ohio, U.S.
  • Died: October 18, 1931 in West Orange, New Jersey, U.S
  • Thomas Edison was a prolific inventor and entrepreneur who is best known for his invention of the lightbulb.
  • Edison also invented the phonograph and the motion picture camera.
  • His moniker was the "The Wizard of Menlo Park".
  • A pioneer in applying the principles of mass production and large-scale teams to the process of invention
  • Edison is also credited with creating the first industrial research laboratory.
  • As an inventor, held 1,093 US patents.

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“Genius is one percent inspiration and ninety-nine percent perspiration.”

— Thomas Alva Edison

Thomas Edison Quotes

“Our greatest weakness lies in giving up. The most certain way to succeed is always to try just one more time.”

— Thomas Alva Edison

“There is no substitute for hard work.”

— Thomas Alva Edison

“I have not failed. I’ve just found 10,000 ways that won’t work.”

— Thomas Alva Edison

“If we did all the things we are capable of, we would literally astound ourselves.”

“What you are will show in what you do.”

— Thomas Alva Edison

“Opportunity is missed by most people because it is dressed in overalls and looks like work.”

— Thomas Alva Edison

“The three great essentials to achieve anything worthwhile are: Hard work, Stick-to-itiveness, and Common sense.”

— Thomas Alva Edison

“Maturity is often more absurd than youth and very frequently is most unjust to youth.”

— Thomas Alva Edison

“Genius is one percent inspiration and ninety-nine percent perspiration.”

— Thomas Alva Edison

“I never did a day’s work in my life. It was all fun.”

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