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    Success is the result of hard work.
    — Thomas Alva Edison
    tags: work  success 
     
    What you are will show in what you do.
    — Thomas Alva Edison
    Never be discouraged, because every wrong turn attempt, when left behind you, is another step forward taking you closer to your goals.
    — Thomas Alva Edison
    tags: wrong  goal 
     
    Never Say I Failed 99 Times, Say I Discovered 99 Ways Which Causes Failure!
    — Thomas Alva Edison
    tags: time 
     
    Vision without execution is delusion.
    — Thomas Alva Edison
    tags: vision 
     
    There is a better way for everything. Find it.
    — Thomas Alva Edison
    Failure is the most effective technique to optimize strategic planning, implementation and processes.
    — Thomas Alva Edison
    tags: failure  process 
     
    Tomorrow Is My Exam But I Don't Care Because A Single Sheet Of Paper Can't Decide My Future
    — Thomas Alva Edison
    tags: future  care  tomorrow 
     
    A good idea is never lost. Even though its originator or possessor may die, it will someday be reborn in the mind of another....
    — Thomas Alva Edison
    tags: lost  die  mind  ideas 
     
    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 Alva Edison
    tags: time  people  loss  questions 
     
    Having a vision for what you want is not enough...Vision without execution is hallucination
    — Thomas Alva Edison
    tags: vision 
     
    The successful person makes a habit of doing what the failing person doesn't like to do.
    — Thomas Alva Edison
    tags: people  successful 
     
    There seems to be no limit to which some men will go to avoid the labor of thinking. Thinking is hard work.
    — Thomas Alva Edison
    tags: men  work  thinking 
     
    Many of life's failures are people who did not realize how close they were to success when they gave up.
    — Thomas Alva Edison
    tags: failure  people  success 
     
    There is no substitute for hard work.
    — Thomas Alva Edison
    tags: work  substitute 
     
    Genius defined: of inspiration 1% percent, of perspiration, 99%.
    — Thomas Alva Edison
    tags: genius 
     
    Never go to sleep without a request to your subconscious.
    — Thomas Alva Edison
    tags: sleep 
     
    The doctor of the future will no longer treat the human frame with drugs, but rather will cure and prevent disease with nutrition.
    — Thomas Alva Edison
    tags: future  human  drugs  doctor 
     
    Before you reject an idea, find at least five good things about it.
    — Thomas Alva Edison
    tags: ideas 
     
    Our greatest weakness lies in giving up. The most certain way to succeed is always to try just one more time.
    — Thomas Alva Edison
    tags: time  lies  giving  weakness 
     
    The trouble with most people is that they quit before they start.
    — Thomas Alva Edison
    tags: people 
     
    We shall have no better conditions in the future if we are satisfied with all those which we have at present.
    — Thomas Alva Edison
    tags: future  present 
     
    There's a way to do it better - find it.
    — Thomas Alva Edison
    I've never made a mistake. I've only learned from experience.
    — Thomas Alva Edison
    There is always a better way.
    — Thomas Alva Edison
    People are not remembered by how few times they fail, but by how often they succeed. Every wrong step is another step forward
    — Thomas Alva Edison
    tags: time  people  wrong  fail 
     
    I have far more respect for the person with a single idea who gets there than for the person with a thousand ideas who does nothing....
    — Thomas Alva Edison
    tags: people  respect  ideas 
     
    To invent, you need a good imagination and a pile of junk.
    — Thomas Alva Edison
    We haven't failed. We now know a thousand things that won't work, so we are much closer to finding what will.
    — Thomas Alva Edison
    tags: work 
     
    I make more mistakes than anyone else I know, and sooner or later, I patent most of them.
    — Thomas Alva Edison
    tags: mistakes 
     
    As a cure for worrying, work is far better than whiskey. I always found that, if I began to worry, the best thing I could do was focus upon doing something useful and then work very hard at it. Soon, I would forget what was troubling me.
    — Thomas Alva Edison
    tags: work  focus  worries 
     
    Your worth consists in what you are and not in what you have.
    — Thomas Alva Edison
    tags: worth 
     
    It has been just so in all my inventions. The first step is an intuition-and comes with a burst, then difficulties arise. This thing that gives out and then that-"Bugs"as such little faults and difficulties are called show themselves and months of anxious watching, study and labor are requisite before commercial success-or failure-is certainly reached.
    — Thomas Alva Edison
    Good fortune is what happens when opportunity meets with planning.
    — Thomas Alva Edison
    I am more of a sponge than an inventor. I absorb ideas from every source. I take half-matured schemes for mechanical development and make them practical. I am a sort of a middleman between the long-haired and impractical inventor and the hard-headed business man who measures all things in terms of dollars and cents. My principal business is giving commercial value to the brilliant but misdirected ideas of others.
    — Thomas Alva Edison
    I never quit until I get what I want.
    — Thomas Alva Edison
    When you have exhausted all possibilities, remember this - you haven't.
    — Thomas Alva Edison
    tags: possibility 
     
    If we did all the things we are capable of, we would literally astound ourselves.
    — Thomas Alva Edison
    To me, the idea and expectation that the day is slowly and surely coming when we will be able to honestly say we are our brother's keeper and not his oppressor is very beautiful .
    — Thomas Alva Edison
    I am a vegetarian as well as a passionate anti-alcoholic, because I can thus make better use of my brain.
    — Thomas Alva Edison
    tags: brain 
     
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