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Thomas Alva Edison

1847-1931. American inventor, inventor of the electric light bulb.

Books by Thomas Alva Edison

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

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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.

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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.

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Show me a thoroughly satisfied man and I will show you a failure.

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What you are will show in what you do.

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There's a way to do better... find it.

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

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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.

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Nearly every man 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.

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When I have fully decided that a result is worth getting I go ahead of it and make trial after trial until it comes.

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