Thomas Edison Quotes (80 quotes)




Thomas Edison
Source/Notes:
Variant: izquotes.com/quote/226358. As quoted in An Enemy Called Average (1990) by John L. Mason, p. 55
Thomas Edison
Source/Notes:
As quoted in: How to Think Like Einstein : Simple Ways to Break the Rules and Discover Your Hidden Genius (2000) by Scott Thorpe, p. 124
Thomas Edison
Source/Notes:
As quoted in Motivating Humans : Goals, Emotions, and Personal Agency Beliefs (1992) by Martin E. Ford, p. 17
Thomas Edison
Source/Notes:
Variant of a remark made by Edison. As quoted in "Edison: His Life and Inventions, Volume 2" by Frank Lewis Dyer, Thomas Commerford Martin, Harper & Brothers, 1910, p. 636
Thomas Edison
Source/Notes:
Diary entry, as quoted in Defending and Parenting Children Who Learn Differently : Lessons from Edison's Mother (2007) by Scott Teel, p. 12
Thomas Edison
Source/Notes:
This is presented as a statement of 1877, as quoted in From Telegraph to Light Bulb with Thomas Edison (2007) by Deborah Hedstrom, p. 22
Thomas Edison
Source/Notes:
As quoted in Behavior-Based Robotics (1998) by Ronald C. Arkin. p. 8
Thomas Edison
Source/Notes:
As quoted in: The Spectator, Volume 242, Part 2 (1979), p. 34. Also in: "Ties: The Southern Railway System Magazine, Volumes 8-9" (1954), p. 155


If you know some quotes that would be a good fit here, send us a note!

Thomas Edison
Picture Source: Wikimedia Commons
Thomas EdisonShare on Facebook

Born: February 11, 1847

Died: October 18, 1931 (aged 84)

Nationality: American

Occupation: Inventor, businessman

Bio: Thomas Alva Edison was an American inventor and businessman. He developed many devices that greatly influenced life around the world, including the phonograph, the motion picture camera, and a long-lasting, practical electric light bulb.

Quote of the day

The end comes when we no longer talk with ourselves. It is the end of genuine thinking and the beginning of the final loneliness.

Popular Authors

Bob Dylan
Bill Gates
Northrop Frye
Tacitus
James M. Barrie
Thomas Malthus
Elie Wiesel
Mitch Albom
Gertrude Stein
P. G. Wodehouse
Miyamoto Musashi
Billy Joel
Lewis Black
Oprah Winfrey
Joseph Heller
Pierre Corneille