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Thomas A. Edison Quote: “Many of life’s failures are people who did not realize how close they were to success when they gave up.”

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

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Thomas A. Edison Quote: “I have not failed. I’ve just found 10,000 ways that won’t work.”

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

Thomas A. Edison

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Thomas A. Edison Quote: “There's a way to do it better - find it.”

3. “There's a way to do it better - find it.

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Thomas A. Edison Quote: “Genius is 1% inspiration, and 99% perspiration.”

4. “Genius is 1% inspiration, and 99% perspiration.

Thomas A. Edison

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

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

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Thomas A. Edison Quote: “There is no substitute for hard work.”

6. “There is no substitute for hard work.

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Thomas A. Edison Quote: “We often miss opportunity because it’s dressed in overalls and looks like work.”

7. “We often miss opportunity because it’s dressed in overalls and looks like work.

Thomas A. Edison

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Thomas A. Edison Quote: “There are no rules here – we’re trying to accomplish something.”

8. “There are no rules here – we’re trying to accomplish something.

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Thomas A. Edison Quote: “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.”

9. “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.

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Thomas A. Edison Quote: “I never did a day's work in my life, it was all fun.”

10. “I never did a day's work in my life, it was all fun.

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Thomas A. Edison Quote: “When you have exhausted all possibilities, remember this – you haven’t.”

11. “When you have exhausted all possibilities, remember this – you haven’t.

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Thomas A. Edison Quote: “If we all did the things we are really capable of doing, we would literally astound ourselves.”

12. “If we all did the things we are really capable of doing, we would literally astound ourselves.

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Thomas A. Edison Quote: “Tomorrow is my exam but I don’t care because a single sheet of paper can’t decide my future.”

13. “Tomorrow is my exam but I don’t care because a single sheet of paper can’t decide my future.

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Thomas A. Edison Quote: “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.”

14. “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.

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Thomas A. Edison Quote: “The three great essentials to achieve anything worthwhile are, first, hard work; second, stick-to-itiveness; third, common sense.”

15. “The three great essentials to achieve anything worthwhile are, first, hard work; second, stick-to-itiveness; third, common sense.

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Thomas A. Edison Quote: “Everything comes to him who hustles while he waits.”

16. “Everything comes to him who hustles while he waits.

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Thomas A. Edison Quote: “I never did anything worth doing by accident, nor did any of my inventions come by accident; they came by work.”

17. “I never did anything worth doing by accident, nor did any of my inventions come by accident; they came by work.

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Thomas A. Edison Quote: “The value of an idea lies in the using of it.”

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

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Thomas A. Edison Quote: “To invent, you need a good imagination and a pile of junk.”

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

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Thomas A. Edison Quote: “Vision without execution is delusion.”

20. “Vision without execution is delusion.

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Thomas A. Edison Quote: “Just because something doesn’t do what you planned it to do doesn’t mean it’s useless.”

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

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Thomas A. Edison Quote: “I have friends in overalls whose friendship I would not swap for the favor of the kings of the world.”

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

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

23. “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

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Thomas A. Edison Quote: “I never quit until I get what I want.”

24. “I never quit until I get what I want.

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Thomas A. Edison Quote: “I didn’t fail 1000 times. The light bulb was an invention with 1000 steps.”

25. “I didn’t fail 1000 times. The light bulb was an invention with 1000 steps.

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Thomas A. Edison Quote: “Our greatest weakness lies in giving up.”

26. “Our greatest weakness lies in giving up.

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Thomas A. Edison Quote: “Time is really the only capital that any human being has, and the only thing he can’t afford to lose.”

27. “Time is really the only capital that any human being has, and the only thing he can’t afford to lose.

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Thomas A. Edison Quote: “I failed my way to success.”

28. “I failed my way to success.

Thomas A. Edison

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Thomas A. Edison Quote: “The successful person makes a habit of doing what the failing person doesn’t like to do.”

29. “The successful person makes a habit of doing what the failing person doesn’t like to do.

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Thomas A. Edison Quote: “The doctor of the future will give no medicine, but will involve the patient in the proper use of food, fresh air and exercise.”

30. “The doctor of the future will give no medicine, but will involve the patient in the proper use of food, fresh air and exercise.

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Thomas A. Edison Quote: “Each time you fail, you have eliminated another wrong option.”

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

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Thomas A. Edison Quote: “Every failure is a lesson learned about your strategy.”

32. “Every failure is a lesson learned about your strategy.

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Thomas A. Edison Quote: “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.”

33. “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.

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Thomas A. Edison Quote: “A man’s best friend is a good wife.”

34. “A man’s best friend is a good wife.

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Thomas A. Edison Quote: “Seeming to do is not doing.”

35. “Seeming to do is not doing.

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Thomas A. Edison Quote: “Good fortune is what happens when opportunity meets with planning.”

36. “Good fortune is what happens when opportunity meets with planning.

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Thomas A. Edison Quote: “Never Say I Failed 99 Times, Say I Discovered 99 Ways Which Causes Failure!”

37. “Never Say I Failed 99 Times, Say I Discovered 99 Ways Which Causes Failure!

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Thomas A. Edison Quote: “Genius is one percent inspiration and ninety-nine percent perspiration. As a result, a genius is often a talented person who has simply done all of his homework.”

38. “Genius is one percent inspiration and ninety-nine percent perspiration. As a result, a genius is often a talented person who has simply done all of his homework.

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Thomas A. Edison Quote: “Success depends on how many experiments you can fit into 24 hours.”

39. “Success depends on how many experiments you can fit into 24 hours.

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Thomas A. Edison Quote: “To get a great idea, come up with lots of them.”

40. “To get a great idea, come up with lots of them.

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Thomas A. Edison Quote: “Most of my ideas belonged to other people who never bothered to develop them.”

41. “Most of my ideas belonged to other people who never bothered to develop them.

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Thomas A. Edison Quote: “The first requisite of success is the ability to apply your physical and mental energies to one problem without growing weary.”

42. “The first requisite of success is the ability to apply your physical and mental energies to one problem without growing weary.

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Thomas A. Edison Quote: “An idea is something that won’t work unless you do.”

43. “An idea is something that won’t work unless you do.

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Thomas A. Edison Quote: “The world owes nothing to any man, but every man owes something to the world.”

44. “The world owes nothing to any man, but every man owes something to the world.

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Thomas A. Edison Quote: “Genius is 99% perspiration and 1% inspiration.”

45. “Genius is 99% perspiration and 1% inspiration.

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Thomas A. Edison Quote: “Until man duplicates a blade of grass, nature can laugh at his so called scientific knowledge.”

46. “Until man duplicates a blade of grass, nature can laugh at his so called scientific knowledge.

Thomas A. Edison

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Thomas A. Edison Quote: “This problem, once solved, will be simple.”

47. “This problem, once solved, will be simple.

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Thomas A. Edison Quote: “To do much clear thinking a person must arrange for regular periods of solitude when they can concentrate and indulge the imagination without distraction.”

48. “To do much clear thinking a person must arrange for regular periods of solitude when they can concentrate and indulge the imagination without distraction.

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Thomas A. Edison Quote: “My success is due more to my ability to work continuously on one thing without stopping than to any other single quality.”

49. “My success is due more to my ability to work continuously on one thing without stopping than to any other single quality.

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Thomas A. Edison Quote: “There is far more opportunity than there is ability.”

50. “There is far more opportunity than there is ability.

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