Famous Motivational Quotes from Thomas Alva Edison


Famous Motivational Quotes from Thomas Alva Edison:

Thomas Alva Edison was a self-educated American inventor, businessman and America’s greatest inventor “The Wizard of Menlo Park” born on February 11, 1847, in Milan, Ohio, United States.

He invented the electric bulb not only that also he developed electric power generation, mass communication, sound recording, and motion pictures, etc on his Edison General Electric Company, (Edison Records, Thomas A. Edison, Inc. 1888-1929 West Orange, New Jersey)

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He accumulated 512 patents worldwide for his inventions. 1,093 of Edison’s patents were in the United States, but other patents were approved in countries around the globe.

Henry Ford and Thomas Edison

Thomas Edison and Henry Ford make for a delightful story not many people have heard two iconic inventors make an adorable tale of best friends.

He also a well-known Philosopher here the some of Famous Thomas Edison Quotes

“The value of an idea lies in the using of it.”

“To have a great idea, have a lot of them.”

“Show me a thoroughly satisfied man and I will show you a failure.”

“There is far more opportunity than there is the ability”

“I start where the last man left off.”

“Great ideas originate in the muscles”

“The best thinking has been done in solitude. The worst has been done in turmoil”

“There’s a way to do it better – find it”

“Results! Why, man, I have gotten a lot of results. I know several thousand things that won’t work”

Famous Thomas Edison Quotes

“To invent, you need a good imagination and a pile of junk”

“Everything comes to him who hustles while he waits”

“Your worth consists in what you are and not in what you have”

“I never did a day’s work in my life. It was all fun”

“Genius is one percent inspiration and ninety-nine percent perspiration”

“Maturity is often more absurd than youth and very frequently is most unjust to youth”

Famous Thomas Edison quotes

“Opportunity is missed by most people because it is dressed in overalls and looks like work”

“What you are will show in what you do”

“The chief function of the body is to carry the brain around”

“Hell, there are no rules here – we’re trying to accomplish something”

“There is no substitute for hard work”

“Our greatest weakness lies in giving up. The most certain way to succeed is always to try just one more time”

“I have friends in overalls whose friendship I would not swap for the favor of the kings of the world”

“Just because something doesn’t do what you planned it to do doesn’t mean it’s useless”

These are my Famous Thomas Edison Quotes…

My Favorite Quote on the above list is… “I have not failed. I’ve just found 10,000 ways that won’t work”


Please do comment below your famous Thomas Edison Quotes to the world.

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