Quotes by Thomas A. Edison

Everything comes to him who hustles while he waits.

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

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

Just because something doesn't do what you planned it to do doesn't mean it's useless.

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

Opportunity is missed by most people because it is dressed in overalls and looks like work.

Results! Why, man, I have gotten a lot of results. I know several thousand things that won't work.

The doctor of the future will give no medicine, but will interest her or his patients in the care of the human frame, in a proper diet, and in the cause and prevention of disease.

There is no expedient to which a man will not go to avoid the labor of thinking.

To invent, you need a good imagination and a pile of junk.