I find my greatest pleasure, and so my reward, in the work that precedes what the world calls success.
Quote by Thomas A Edison
Nearly every man who develops an idea works it up to the point where it...
What a man's mind can create, man's character can control.
I never did anything by accident, nor did any of my inventions come by accident;...
There's a way to do it better - find it.
Hell, there are no rules here - we're trying to accomplish something.
Being busy does not always mean real work. The object of all work is production...
I have not failed. I've just found 10,000 ways that won't work.
Just because something doesn't do what you planned it to do doesn't mean it's useless.
They say President Wilson has blundered. Perhaps he has, but I notice he usually blunders...
To invent, you need a good imagination and a pile of junk.
There is far more opportunity than there is ability.
Restlessness and discontent are the first necessities of progress.
I am proud of the fact that I never invented weapons to kill.
To my mind the old masters are not art; their value is in their scarcity.
Maturity is often more absurd than youth and very frequently is most unjust to youth.
His genius he was quite content in one brief sentence to define; Of inspiration one...
If we did all the things we are capable of, we would literally astound ourselves.
There is no substitute for hard work.
The value of an idea lies in the using of it.
There is no expedient to which a man will not go to avoid the labor...