Thomas A. Edison
Opportunity is missed by most people because it is dressed in overalls and looks like work.
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Show me a thoroughly satisfied man and I will show you a failure.
I know this world is ruled by infinite intelligence. Everything that surrounds us- everything that exists - proves that there are infinite laws behind it. There can be no denying this fact. It is mathematical in its precision.
One might think that the money value of an invention constitutes its reward to the man who loves his work. But... I continue to find my greatest pleasure, and so my reward, in the work that precedes what the world calls success.
Be courageous. I have seen many depressions in business. Always America has emerged from these stronger and more prosperous. Be brave as your fathers before you. Have faith! Go forward!
Just because something doesn't do what you planned it to do doesn't mean it's useless.
To have a great idea, have a lot of them.
There is no substitute for hard work.
To invent, you need a good imagination and a pile of junk.
I never did a day's work in my life. It was all fun.
Great ideas originate in the muscles.
Great effort is required to arrest decay and restore vigor. One must exercise proper deliberation, plan carefully before making a move, and be alert in guarding against relapse following a renaissance.
There is no sin greater than ignorance.
Pick the day. Enjoy it - to the hilt. The day as it comes. People as they come... The past, I think, has helped me appreciate the present - and I don't want to spoil any of it by fretting about the future.
There is only one secure foundation: a genuine, deep relationship with Jesus Christ, which will carry you through any and all turmoil. No matter what storms are raging all around, you'll stand firm if you stand on His love.
The U.S. has since the end of World War II had an answer - we stand for free peoples and free markets, we are willing to support and defend them - we will sustain a balance of power that favors freedom.
Classical quotation is the parole of literary men all over the world.
Perhaps it is a universal truth that the loss of liberty at home is to be charged to provisions against danger, real or pretended, from abroad.
God has placed no limits to the exercise of the intellect he has given us, on this side of the grave.
If people are good only because they fear punishment, and hope for reward, then we are a sorry lot indeed.
If you do not tell the truth about yourself you cannot tell it about other people.