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Thomas A. Edison
February 11, 1847 - October 18, 1931
Nationality: American
Category: Inventor
Subcategory: American Inventor

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


Waste is worse than loss. The time is coming when every person who lays claim to ability will keep the question of waste before him constantly. The scope of thrift is limitless.


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


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


To invent, you need a good imagination and a pile of junk.


We don't know a millionth of one percent about anything.


There is no substitute for hard work.


Restlessness and discontent are the first necessities of progress.


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

    Topics: Friendship

I never did a day's work in my life. It was all fun.


Hell, there are no rules here - we're trying to accomplish something.


I am proud of the fact that I never invented weapons to kill.


Everything comes to him who hustles while he waits.


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