Thomas Alva Edison Biography

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Name  : Thomas Alva Edison

Birth Date : February 11, 1847

Place of Birth : Milan, Ohio, U.S.

Death Date : October 18, 1931

Place of Date : West Orange, New Jersey, U.S.

Natinality : America

Education : The Cooper Union

Occupation : Inventor, Businessman

Spouse : Mary Stilwell (m. 1871–84), Mina Miller (m. 1886–1931)

 

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Thomas Alva Edison Quotes :

 

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

~ Thomas Alva Edison

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“There’s a way to do it better – find it.”

~ Thomas Alva Edison

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“Our greatest weakness lies in giving up.

The most certain way to succeed is always to try just one more time.”

~ Thomas Alva Edison

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

~ Thomas Alva Edison

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“We often miss opportunity because it’s dressed in overalls and looks like work”

~ Thomas Alva Edison

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“Negative results are just what I want. They’re just as valuable to me as positive results. I can never find the thing that does the job best until I find the ones that don’t.”

~ Thomas Alva Edison

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“Many of life’s failures are people who did not realize how close they were to success when they gave up.”

~ Thomas Alva Edison

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

~ Thomas Alva Edison

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“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 Alva Edison

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“Religion is all bunk.”

~ Thomas Alva Edison

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“The three great essentials to achieve anything worthwhile are,

They are hard work, stick-to-itiveness, common sense.”

~ Thomas Alva Edison

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

~ Thomas Alva Edison

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“To do much clear thinking a person must arrange for regular periods of solitude when they can concentrate and indulge the imagination without distraction.”

~ Thomas Alva Edison

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“I find out what the world needs.

Then I go ahead and try to invent it”

~ Thomas Alva Edison

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“Results! Why, man, I have gotten a lot of results.

 I know several thousand things that won’t work.”

~ Thomas Alva Edison

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“The body is a community made up of its innumerable cells or inhabitants.”

~ Thomas Alva Edison

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“Anything that won’t sell, I don’t want to invent.

Its sale is proof of utility, and utility is success.”

~ Thomas Alva Edison

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“Nearly every person 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 Alva Edison

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“A good intention, with a bad approach, often leads to a poor result.”

~ Thomas Alva Edison

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“All bibles are man-made.”

~ Thomas Alva Edison, Diary and Sundry Observations of Thomas Alva Edison

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“I start where the last man left off.”

~ Thomas Alva Edison

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“I find my greatest pleasure, and so my reward, in the work that precedes what the world calls success.”

~ Thomas Alva Edison

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