Meaningful & Inspirational Quotes by Thomas A. Edison

Thomas A. Edison’s Most Inspirational Quotes

A collection of beautiful and Inspirational Quotes by Thomas A. Edison, this article we look at Thomas A. Edison’s most inspiring quotes. Quotes often give context; they can mean different things to different people, here you will find some of the best quotes by Thomas A. Edison.

The doctor of the future will no longer treat the human frame with drugs, but rather will cure and prevent disease with nutrition.

Thomas A. Edison
The doctor of the future will no longer treat the human frame with drugs, but rather will cure and prevent disease with nutrition.


I have not failed 700 times. I have not failed once. I have succeeded in proving that those 700 ways will not work. When I have eliminated the ways that will not work, I will find the way that will work.

Thomas A. Edison
 I have not failed 700 times. I have not failed once. I have succeeded in proving that those 700 ways will not work. When I have eliminated the ways that will not work, I will find the way that will work.


There is no substitute for hard work.

Thomas A. Edison

 There is no substitute for hard work.


I have not failed. I’ve just found 10,000 ways that won’t work.

Thomas A. Edison

 I have not failed. I've just found 10,000 ways that won't work.


Each time you fail, you have eliminated another wrong option.

Thomas A. Edison
Each time you fail, you have eliminated another wrong option.


I never failed once. It just happened to be a 2000-step process.

Thomas A. Edison
 I never failed once. It just happened to be a 2000-step process.


The doctor of the future will give no medication, but will interest his patients in the care of the human frame, diet and in the cause and prevention of disease. ~

Thomas A. Edison
 The doctor of the future will give no medication, but will interest his patients in the care of the human frame, diet and in the cause and prevention of disease. ~


If I could solve all the problems myself, I would.

Thomas A. Edison

 If I could solve all the problems myself, I would.


Our greatest weakness lies in giving up.

Thomas A. Edison

 Our greatest weakness lies in giving up.


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

Thomas A. Edison
Show me a thoroughly satisfied man - and I will show you a failure.


Everything comes to those who hustle while they wait.

Thomas A. Edison
Everything comes to those who hustle while they wait.


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

Thomas A. Edison


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.

Thomas A. Edison

 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.


Nearly every man who develops an idea works it up to the point where it looks impossible, and then he gets discouraged. That’s not the place to become discouraged.

Thomas A. Edison
Nearly every man who develops an idea works it up to the point where it looks impossible, and then he gets discouraged. That's not the place to become discouraged.


They say President Wilson has blundered. Perhaps he has, but I notice he usually blunders forward.

Thomas A. Edison
 They say President Wilson has blundered. Perhaps he has, but I notice he usually blunders forward.


We don’t know a millionth of one percent about anything.

Thomas A. Edison

 We don't know a millionth of one percent about anything.


Having a vision for what you want is not enough…Vision without execution is hallucination

Thomas A. Edison
 Having a vision for what you want is not enough…Vision without execution is hallucination


The endeavor to change universal power by selfish supplication I do not believe in.

Thomas A. Edison

 The endeavor to change universal power by selfish supplication I do not believe in.


Show me a completely contented person and I’ll show you a failure.

Thomas A. Edison

 Show me a completely contented person and I'll show you a failure.


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 A. Edison
 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.


Success is the result of hard work.

Thomas A. Edison

 Success is the result of hard work.


I never perfected an invention that I did not think about in terms of the service it might give others… I find out what the world needs, then I proceed to invent.

Thomas A. Edison

 I never perfected an invention that I did not think about in terms of the service it might give others… I find out what the world needs, then I proceed to invent.


Success is 90% perspiration and 10% inspiration!

Thomas A. Edison
 Success is 90% perspiration and 10% inspiration!


My main purpose in life is to make money so I can afford to go on creating more inventions.

Thomas A. Edison
 My main purpose in life is to make money so I can afford to go on creating more inventions.

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