Search my Quotes DataBase - Enter one or two keywords and/or author last name.

Hint: keep it simple, like life twain




Facebook share   Tweet This   Email this

Daily Inspiration - Quotes to Live By
Inspiration  |  Motivational Articles  |  Being Strong  |  Being Positive  |  Links  |  About
Topics:   A-   B-   Ca-   Co-   D-   E-   F-   G-   H-    I-    J-K-L   M-   N-O   Pa-   Pr-   Q-R   Sa-   Sk-   T-   U-V-W-X-Y-Z

Edison Quotes

I hope you find great value in these Quotes about Edison from my large collection of inspirational quotes and motivational sayings.

Many of life's failures are people who did not realize
how close they were to success when they gave up.
- Thomas Edison

Related topics: Motivational Success Perseverance

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

There is no substitute for hard work.
- Thomas Edison

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

 

Genius is one percent inspiration
and ninety-nine percent perspiration.
- Thomas Edison

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

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

Please sign-up for my Free Inspirational Daily Email on the form below.

Sign-up for your free subscription to my Daily Inspiration - Daily Quote email.

Your E-Mail Address:
Your Name:

To confirm your subscription, you must click on a link in the email being sent to you.

Each email contains an unsubscribe link. We will NEVER sell, rent, loan, or abuse your email address in ANY way.


I do not believe in the God of the theologians;
but that there is a Supreme Intelligence I do not doubt.
- Thomas Edison

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

Do you realize if it weren't for Edison we'd be watching TV by candlelight?
- Al Boliska

To me, Arnold was a pioneer in the spirit of Thomas
Edison or Benjamin Franklin,
while Tiger is a pioneer in the spirit of Bill Gates.
- Mark McCormack

I had moved out of the Edison Hotel because I couldn't
pay the bill and was living at the Lincoln Hotel,
where I couldn't pay the bill either,
but it was cheaper.
- Allan Sherman

We owe a lot to Thomas Edison - if it wasn't for him,
we'd be watching television by candlelight.
- Milton Berle

I wanted to be an inventor, whatever I thought that meant then.
I guess I was thinking of Edison or maybe James Watt.
Or maybe even Newton.
- David Antin

When Thomas Edison worked late into the night on the electric light,
he had to do it by gas lamp or candle.
I'm sure it made the work seem that much more urgent.
- George Carlin

Just because something doesn't do what you planned
it to do doesn't mean it's useless.
- Thomas A. Edison

What we call creative work, ought not to be called work at all,
because it isn't.
I imagine that Thomas Edison never did a day's work in his last fifty years.
- Stephen Leacock

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

Edison failed 10, 000 times before he made the electric light.
Do not be discouraged if you fail a few times.
- Napoleon Hill

One of my other nicknames was Thomas Edison,
because I invented so many moves.
- Earl Monroe

I am proud of the fact that I never invented weapons to kill.
- Thomas A. Edison

There's a way to do it better - find it.
- Thomas A. Edison

They say President Wilson has blundered.
Perhaps he has, but I notice he usually blunders forward.
- Thomas A. Edison

To invent, you need a good imagination and a pile of junk.
- Thomas A. Edison

In view of our public pledges, we public officials
can never again go before the public merely promising election reform.
The time for promises is past.
- Charles Edison

I want to make this perfectly clear:
you can be sure that I will never be a yes-man except to my own conscience.
- Charles Edison

In physics, to be in two places at the same time would be a miracle;
in politics it seems not merely normal,
but natural.
- Charles Edison

Discontent is the first necessity of progress.
- Thomas A. Edison

There is no expedient to which a man will not go to
avoid the labor of thinking.
- Thomas A. Edison

Restlessness and discontent are the first necessities of progress.
- Thomas A. Edison

What a man's mind can create, man's character can control.
- Thomas A. Edison

It is my happy privilege to be able to stand here and
tell you that if you elect me you will have elected
a governor who has made no promises of preferment to any man or group.
- Charles Edison

The reason a lot of people do not recognize opportunity
is because it usually goes around wearing overalls looking like hard work.
- Thomas A. Edison

What you are will show in what you do.
- Thomas A. Edison

There is far more opportunity than there is ability.
- Thomas A. Edison

I want to say here and now, that I demand unshakable
integrity of every State employee.
- Charles Edison

Results!
Why, man, I have gotten a lot of results.
I know several thousand things that won't work.
- Thomas A. Edison

Our democracy poses problems and these problems must
and shall be solved by courageous leadership.
- Charles Edison

Everything comes to him who hustles while he waits.
- Thomas A. Edison

It is necessary to take an active part in politics
to observe how often the welfare of the party organization
is put before the issues,
even before the welfare of the commonwealth.
- Charles Edison

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

I would rather be respected than elected.
- Charles Edison

The best thinking has been done in solitude.
The worst has been done in turmoil.
- Thomas A. Edison

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.
- Thomas A. Edison

We don't know a millionth of one percent about anything.
- Thomas A. Edison

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

Nearly every man who develops an idea works it up to
the point where it looks impossible,
and then he gets discouraged.
That's not the place to become discouraged.
- Thomas A. Edison

Our society cannot progress while our constitution stands still.
- Charles Edison

The chief function of the body is to carry the brain around.
- Thomas A. Edison

The value of an idea lies in the using of it.
- Thomas A. Edison

To have a great idea, have a lot of them.
- Thomas A. Edison

I never did anything by accident, nor did any of my
inventions come by accident;
they came by work.
- Thomas A. Edison

The body is a community made up of its innumerable cells or inhabitants.
- Thomas A. Edison

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

A new constitution should be more amendable.
A needlessly confusing system of courts should be altered
to produce an arrangement that would be simple,
responsible, and less awkward.
- Charles Edison

I start where the last man left off.
- Thomas A. Edison

Great ideas originate in the muscles.
- Thomas A. Edison

Your worth consists in what you are and not in what you have.
- Thomas A. Edison

Anything that won't sell, I don't want to invent.
Its sale is proof of utility, and utility is success.
- Thomas A. Edison

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

Non-violence leads to the highest ethics,
which is the goal of all evolution.
Until we stop harming all other living beings,
we are still savages.
- Thomas A. Edison

Economics, politics, and personalities are often inseparable.
- Charles Edison

Show me a thoroughly satisfied man and I will show you a failure.
- Thomas A. Edison

And it was at that point that I realized,
in fact, our whole administration realized,
that we could not rely on Metropolitan Edison for the
kind of information we needed to make decisions.
- William Scranton

I have no desire to go in for tyranny or to play the part of King Charles.
I hate tyranny in any field of human activity.
- Charles Edison

Bill Gates wants people to think he's Edison,
when he's really Rockefeller.
Referring to Gates as the smartest man in America isn't right...
wealth isn't the same thing as intelligence.
- Larry Ellison

There will one day spring from the brain of science
a machine or force so fearful in its potentialities,
so absolutely terrifying, that even man,
the fighter, who will dare torture and death in order
to inflict torture and death,
will be appalled, and so abandon war forever.
- Thomas A. Edison

His genius he was quite content in one brief sentence to define;
Of inspiration one percent,
of perspiration, ninety nine.
- Thomas A. Edison

Religion is all bunk.
- Thomas A. Edison

I find my greatest pleasure, and so my reward,
in the work that precedes what the world calls success.
- Thomas A. Edison


Quotes and Sayings

---------


Thank you for visiting: Edison Quotes.

Please sign up on the form below to receive
my Free Daily Inspiration - Daily Quotes email.

You can also search my large collection of Quotes and Sayings.

May the world be kind to you,
and may your own thoughts be gentle upon yourself.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

 


Sign-up to receive Daily Inspiration - Daily Quotes
free via email

Daily inspirational quotes and motivational messages of self-worth, choice,
positive attitude, happiness, forgiveness, and gratitude.
Inspiring motivational sayings plus Jonathan's insights into life,
relationships, and joyful living.

Enter Your E-Mail Address:
Enter Your Name (what you want to be called):
To confirm your subscription, you must click on a link in the email being sent to you.
Each email contains an unsubscribe link. We will NEVER sell, rent, loan, or abuse your email address in ANY way.

Or Subscribe to the Feedburner feed for Daily Inspiration - Daily Quotes.



All materials & writings are copyright ©. You may read about our disclaimer, our privacy policy, our copyright policy, terms of use, participation in affiliate programs, and the list of all our websites.