Who is Thomas A. Edison

Thomas Alva Edison (February 11, 1847 – October 18, 1931) was an American inventor and businessman. He developed many devices in fields such as electric power generation, mass communication, sound recording, and motion pictures. These inventions, which include the phonograph, the motion picture camera, and early versions of the electric light bulb, have had a widespread impact on the modern industrialized world. He was one of the first inventors to apply the principles of organized science and teamwork to the process of invention, working with many researchers and employees. He established the first industrial research laboratory.Edison was raised in the American Midwest. Early in his career he worked as a telegraph operator, which inspired some of his earliest inventions. In 1876, he es...
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Lavishventures: to invent, you need a good imagination and a pile of junk. - thomas edison
Theresasnyder19: to invent, you need a good imagination and a pile of junk. - thomas edison
Micheljensen9: many of life's failures are people who did not realize how close they were to success when they gave up. -thomas a. edison
Senyummupalsu: “i have not failed. i’ve just found 10,000 ways that won’t work.” – thomas a. edison
Motivazer: our greatest weakness lies in giving up. the most certain way to succeed is always to try just one more time. - thomas a. edison
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Erica Valentin: the greatest inventor to help our lives. He changed our lives and without him we would have dull lives.

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The Storm
 by Coventry Patmore

Within the pale blue haze above,
Some pitchy shreds took size and form,
And, like a madman's wrath or love,
From nothing rose a sudden storm.
The blossom'd limes, which seem'd to exhale
Her breath, were swept with one strong sweep,
And up the dusty road the hail
Came like a flock of hasty sheep,

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