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Thomas A. Edison Quotes

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Being busy does not always mean real work. The object of all work is production or accomplishment and to either of these ends there must be forethought, system, planning, intelligence, and honest purpose, as well as perspiration. Seeming to do is not doing.

~ Thomas A. Edison

I am long on ideas, but short on time. I expect to live to be only about a hundred.

~ Thomas A. Edison

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

~ Thomas A. Edison

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 A. Edison

Everything comes to him who hustles while he waits.

~ Thomas A. Edison

To my mind the old masters are not art; their value is in their scarcity.

~ Thomas A. Edison

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

~ Thomas A. Edison

Restlessness and discontent are the necessities of progress.

~ Thomas A. Edison

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

~ Thomas A. Edison

Genius is one per cent inspiration and ninety-nine per cent perspiration.

~ Thomas A. Edison
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