Thomas Alva Edison was an American inventor and businessman, who was described as America’s greatest inventor. They are credited with developing many tools such as electrical power generation, mass communication, sound recording and motion picture.
In 1863, he started his career as a teenager in the telegraph industry, when virtually the only primary source of electricity was the primary battery, which used to do a low-voltage current. Prior to his death, in 1931, he played an important role in introducing the modern age of electricity.
Carbon-button transmitters for phonograph, telephone speaker and microphone from their laboratories and workshops, incandescent lamp, a revolutionary generator of unprecedented efficiency, first commercial electric light and power system, an experimental electric railroad, and motion pictures emitted of key elements Mechanisms, as well as hosts of other inventions.
The collection of Thomas Alva Edison’s quotes on life , quotes on success and quotes on education areas follows.
As a cure for worrying, work is better than whisky.
Everything comes to him who hustles while he waits.
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.
Five percent of the people think ; ten percent of the people think they think; and the other eighty-five percent would rather die than think.
Genius is 1 percent inspiration and 99 percent perspiration.
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.
Our greatest weakness lies in giving up. The most certain way to succeed is to try just one more time.
To invent, you need a good imagination and a pile of junk.
The three great essentials to achieve anything worthwhile are, first, hard work; second, stick-to-itiveness; third, common sense.
Negative results are just what I want. They’re just as valuable to me as positive results.
I can never find the thing that does the job best until I find the ones that don’t.
I never did a day’s work in my life. it was all fun.
I owe my success to the fact that I never had a clock in my workroom.
Be courageous! Have faith! Go forward.
There is always a better way.
Good fortune is what happens when opportunity meets with planning.
I never failed once. It just happened to be a 2000-step process.
Your worth consists in what you are and not in what you have.
Relentlessness and discontent are the first necessities of progress.
Maturity is often more absurd than youth and very frequently is most unjust to youth.
We have but two ears and one mouth so that we may listen twice as much as we speak.
It is astonishing what an effort it seems to be for many people to put their brains definitely and systematically to work.
Show me a thoroughly satisfied man and I will show you a failure.
I find out what the world needs. Then I go ahead and try to invent it.
I find my greatest pleasure, and so my reward, in the work that precedes what the world calls success.
There is far more opportunity than there is ability.
I am proud of the fact that I never invented weapons to kill.
So far as the religion of the day is concerned, it is a damned fake.. Religion is all bunk.
If we did all the things we are capable of, we would literally astound ourselves.
I am not discouraged, because every wrong attempt discarded is another step forward.
I start where the last man left off.
There is no expedient to which a man will not go to avoid the labor of thinking.