Thomas A. Edison
Results! Why, man, I have gotten a lot of results. I know several thousand things that won't work.
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I have not failed. I've just found 10,000 ways that won't work.
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!
Hell, there are no rules here - we're trying to accomplish something.
There is no substitute for hard work.
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.
There will one day spring from the brain of science a machine or force so fearful in its potentialities, so absolutely terrifying, that even man, the fighter, who will dare torture and death in order to inflict torture and death, will be appalled, and so abandon war forever.
I find my greatest pleasure, and so my reward, in the work that precedes what the world calls success.
I have friends in overalls whose friendship I would not swap for the favor of the kings of the world.
Opportunity is missed by most people because it is dressed in overalls and looks like work.
The left sees nothing but bigotry and superstition in the popular defense of the family or in popular attitudes regarding abortion, crime, busing, and the school curriculum.
I'm not into politics but I am committed to a cause: ensuring design technology and engineering stays on the U.K. curriculum, alongside science and maths - grounding abstract theory, merging the practical with the academic.
To have a right to do a thing is not at all the same as to be right in doing it.
Confidence is that feeling by which the mind embarks in great and honorable courses with a sure hope and trust in itself.
Politics is the reflex of the business and industrial world.
Truth may be stretched, but cannot be broken, and always gets above falsehood, as does oil above water.
Woman is the dominant sex. Men have to do all sorts of stuff to prove that they are worthy of woman's attention.
Nothing can be more absurd than the practice that prevails in our country of men and women not following the same pursuits with all their strengths and with one mind, for thus, the state instead of being whole is reduced to half.
Where globalization means, as it so often does, that the rich and powerful now have new means to further enrich and empower themselves at the cost of the poorer and weaker, we have a responsibility to protest in the name of universal freedom.
The giving of love is an education in itself.