Jim's Favorite Famous Quote, Quip, Axiom, and Maxim Repository
Thomas Edison
Thomas Edison
Thomas Edison.
BornFebruary 11, 1847
Milan, Ohio
DiedOctober 18, 1931
West Orange, New Jersey
One of the most brilliant inventors in American history, his discoveries include the electric light bulb and the movie camera.

The repository contains four quotes from Thomas Edison.

Success and Failure

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

Success and Failure

I have not failed. I’ve just found ten thousand ways that won’t work.

LuckOpportunityOptimism and PessimismPreparation

Good fortune is what happens when opportunity meets with planning.

AmbitionSuccess and Failure

Show me a thoroughly satisfied man, and I will show you a failure.