Phrase by 'Thomas A. Edison'

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

Author: Thomas A. Edison - American Inventor
  Time , Way , Succeed , Motivational


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

Author: Thomas A. Edison - American Inventor


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

Author: Thomas A. Edison - American Inventor
  Work , Just , Failure , Found


The reason a lot of people do not recognize opportunity is because it usually goes around wearing overalls looking like hard work.

Author: Thomas A. Edison - American Inventor
  People , Work , Hard Work , Opportunity


Being busy does not always mean real work. The object of all work is production or accomplishment and to either of these ends there must be forethought, system, planning, intelligence, and honest purpose, as well as perspiration. Seeming to do is not doing.

Author: Thomas A. Edison - American Inventor
  Work , Purpose , Busy , Intelligence


The three great essentials to achieve anything worth while are: Hard work, Stick-to-itiveness, and Common sense.

Author: Thomas A. Edison - American Inventor
  Work , Great , Wisdom , Hard Work


Many of life's failures are people who did not realize how close they were to success when they gave up.

Author: Thomas A. Edison - American Inventor


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

Author: Thomas A. Edison - American Inventor
  People , Work , Looks , Opportunity


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.

Author: Thomas A. Edison - American Inventor
  Stop , Ethics , Non-Violence , Evolution


Genius is one percent inspiration and ninety-nine percent perspiration.

Author: Thomas A. Edison - American Inventor