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    There will one day spring from the

    “There will one day spring from the brain of science a machine or force so fearful in its potentialities, so absolutely terrifying, that even man, the fighter, who will dare torture and death in order to inflict torture and death, will be appalled, and so abandon war forever.”

    — Thomas A. Edison

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    Being busy does not always mean real

    “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

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    To invent, you need a good imagination

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

    — Thomas A. Edison

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    Be courageous. I have seen many depressions

    “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!”

    — Thomas A. Edison

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    Be courageous. I have seen many depressions

    “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!”

    — Thomas A. Edison

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    Show me a thoroughly satisfied man and

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

    — Thomas A. Edison

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    Our greatest weakness lies in giving up.

    “Our greatest weakness lies in giving up. The most certain way to succeed is always to try just one more time.”

    — Thomas A. Edison

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    The reason a lot of people do

    “The reason a lot of people do not recognize opportunity is because it usually goes around wearing overalls looking like hard work.”

    — Thomas A. Edison

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    I know this world is ruled by

    “I know this world is ruled by infinite intelligence. Everything that surrounds us- everything that exists – proves that there are infinite laws behind it. There can be no denying this fact. It is mathematical in its precision.”

    — Thomas A. Edison

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    I have friends in overalls whose friendship

    “I have friends in overalls whose friendship I would not swap for the favor of the kings of the world.”

    — Thomas A. Edison

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    The best thinking has been done in

    “The best thinking has been done in solitude. The worst has been done in turmoil.”

    — Thomas A. Edison

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    Our greatest weakness lies in giving up.

    “Our greatest weakness lies in giving up. The most certain way to succeed is always to try just one more time.”

    — Thomas A. Edison

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    One might think that the money value

    “One might think that the money value of an invention constitutes its reward to the man who loves his work. But… I continue to find my greatest pleasure, and so my reward, in the work that precedes what the world calls success.”

    — Thomas A. Edison

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    I never did anything by accident, nor

    “I never did anything by accident, nor did any of my inventions come by accident; they came by work.”

    — Thomas A. Edison

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    There will one day spring from the

    “There will one day spring from the brain of science a machine or force so fearful in its potentialities, so absolutely terrifying, that even man, the fighter, who will dare torture and death in order to inflict torture and death, will be appalled, and so abandon war forever.”

    — Thomas A. Edison

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