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Thomas A. Edison: Best 25 Quotes For You

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

  2. Having a vision for what you want is not enough...Vision without execution is hallucination.

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

  4. There is a better way for everything. Find it.

  5. The successful person makes a habit of doing what the failing person doesn't like to do.

  6. Success is 90% perspiration and 10% inspiration!

  7. I never view mistakes as failures. They are simply opportunities to find out what doesn't work.

  8. Your worth consists in what you are and not in what you have.

  9. Tomorrow Is My Exam But I Don’t Care Because A Single Sheet Of Paper Can’t Decide My Future.

  10. The most necessary task of civilization is to teach people how to think. It should be the primary purpose of our public schools. The mind of a child is naturally active, it develops through exercise. Give a child plenty of exercises, for body and brain. The trouble with our way of educating is that it does not give elasticity to the mind. It casts the brain into a mould. It insists that the child must accept. It does not encourage original thought or reasoning, and it lays more stress on memory than observation.

  11. Never go to sleep without a request to your subconscious.

  12. The greatest invention in the world is the mind of a child.

  13. Five per cent of the people think; ten per cent of the people think they think, and the other eighty-five per cent would rather die than think.

  14. A diamond is a piece of coal that stuck to the job.

  15. People are not remembered by how few times they fail, but by how often they succeed. Every wrong step is another step forward.

  16. Fools call wise men fools. A wise man never calls any man a fool.

  17. The secret of success is the focus of purpose.

  18. Time is really the only capital that any human being has, and the only thing he can't afford to lose.

  19. What you are will show in what you do.

  20. When you have exhausted all possibilities, remember this - you haven't.

  21. The biggest failure of man is that he gives up before he realizes how close he was to success.

  22. A teacher sent the following note home with a six-year-old boy 'He is too stupid to learn.' That boy was Thomas A. Edison.

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

  24. Remember, life is all what you focus on. Learn lessons and keep moving forward towards your goals and dreams... "I have not failed. I've just found 10,000 ways that won't work."

  25. If we did all the things we are capable of doing, we would literally astound ourselves.

- Thomas A. Edison

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