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Inspirational Quotes from Thomas Edison

Inspirational Quotes for Speeches


Portrait of Thomas Alva Edison. Photograph. 02/09/1929. (Photo by Imagno/Getty Images) Portrait Thomas Alva Edison. Photographie. 09.02.1929.
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Thomas Edison was one of America's greatest inventors. He and his workshop held 1093 patents for his inventions. These quotes from Thomas Edison would be great additions to graduation or other themes and speech writing techniques.
  • 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!

  • You can't realize your dreams unless you have one to begin with.

  • I have not failed. I've just found 10,000 ways that won't work.

  • I never did a day's work in my life. It was all fun. I never did a day's work in my life. It was all fun.

  • If we did all the things we are capable of, we would literally astound ourselves.

  • Many of life's failures are people who did not realize how close they were to success when they gave up.

  • Most people don't recognize opportunity when it comes, because it's usually dressed in overalls and looks a lot like work.

  • There's a way to do it better - find it.

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