Thomas A. Edison Sayings and Quotes

Below you will find our collection of inspirational, wise, and humorous old Thomas A. Edison quotes, Thomas A. Edison sayings, and Thomas A. Edison proverbs, collected over the years from a variety of sources.

Consider data without prejudice. Thomas A. Edison
We will make electricity so cheap that only the rich will burn candles. Thomas A. Edison
The trouble with most people is that they quit before they start. Thomas A. Edison
Our greatest weakness lies in giving up. The most certain way to succeed is always to try just one more time. Thomas A. Edison
Invention is 10% inspiration and 90% perspiration. Thomas A. Edison
It is remarkable to what lengths people will go to avoid thought. Thomas A. Edison
Waste is worse than loss. The time is coming when every person who lays claim to ability will keep the question of waste before him constantly. The scope of thrift is limitless. Thomas A. Edison
There is no substitute for your impassioned prayers on behalf of your children Thomas A. Edison
There is no substitute for hard work. Thomas A. Edison
Our greatest weakness lies in giving up. The most certain way to succeed is always to try just one more time. Thomas A. Edison
Show me a thoroughly satisfied man and I will show you a failure. Thomas A. Edison
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. Thomas A. Edison
I have friends in overalls whose friendship I would not swap for the favor of the kings of the world. Thomas A. Edison
Our greatest weakness lies in giving up. The most certain way to succeed is always to try just one more time. Thomas A. Edison
I have not failed. I’ve just found 10,000 ways that won’t work. Thomas A. Edison
Many of life's failures are people who did not realize how close they were to success when they gave up. Thomas A. Edison
Our greatest weakness lies in giving up. The most certain way to succeed is always to try just one more time. Thomas A. Edison
Time is really the only capital that any human being has, and the only thing he can’t afford to lose. Thomas A. Edison
I have not failed. I’ve just found 10,000 ways that won’t work. Thomas A. Edison
I'd put my money on the sun and solar energy. What a source of power! I hope we don't have to wait until oil and coal run out before we tackle that. Thomas A. Edison
Many of life’s failures are people who did not realize how close they were to success when they gave up. Thomas A. Edison
Many of life’s failures are people who did not realize how close they were to success when they gave up. Thomas A. Edison
There is no expedient to which a man will not go to avoid the labor of thinking. Thomas A. Edison
I am not discouraged, because every wrong attempt discarded is another step forward. Thomas A. Edison
The three great essentials to achieve anything worthwhile are, first, hard work second, stick-to-itiveness third common sense. Thomas A. Edison
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. Thomas A. Edison
I haven't failed; I just found 10,000 ways that didn't work. Thomas A. Edison
Opportunity is missed by most people because it is dressed in overalls and looks like work. Thomas A. Edison
I haven't failed; I just found 10,000 ways that didn't work. Thomas A. Edison
I'd put my money on the sun and solar energy. What a source of power! I hope we don't have to wait until oil and coal run out before we tackle that. Thomas A. Edison