Thomas Edison

Inventor, scientist, and businessman.

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3 quotations — all marked as Serious.

  1. Genius is one percent inspiration, and ninety-nine percent perspiration.
  2. I have not failed; I've just found 1000 ways that won't work.
    [Response to the idea that he had failed after 1000 experiments to develop a storage battery.]
  3. Just because something doesn't do what you planned it to do doesn't mean it's useless.