Thomas Edison(February 11, 1847 – October 18, 1931) was one of history’s greatest inventors. His greatest inventions include the incandescent light bulb, a phonograph, and a motion picture camera.
Here are the top ten most inspirational Thomas Edison quotes:
Genius is one percent inspiration and nintey-nine percent perspiration.
One greatest weakness lies in giving up. The most certain way to succeed is always to try just one more time.
I have not failed. I’ve just found 10,000 ways that won’t work.
Many of life’s failures are people who did not realize how close they were to success when they gave up.
There is no substitute for hard work.
What you are will show in what you do.
Everything comes to him who hustles while he waits.
When you have exhausted all possibilities, remember this: you haven’t.
There’s a way to do it better. Find it.
If we did all the things we are capable of, we would literally astound ourselves.
Thank you Thomas Edison!
Interesting Thomas Edison Facts:
- Ge had his first lab at age 10 in the basement.
- He has over a thousand patents for his inventions.
- He also invented alkaline storage batteries, an iron ore separator, and a stock ticker.
- He worked for the US government to make only defensive weapons.
- Nikola Tesla worked at Edison’s company.
What are some of your favorite quotes?