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Thomas Edison
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Variant: izquotes.com/quote/226358. As quoted in An Enemy Called Average (1990) by John L. Mason, p. 55
Thomas Edison
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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
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As quoted in Motivating Humans : Goals, Emotions, and Personal Agency Beliefs (1992) by Martin E. Ford, p. 17
Thomas Edison
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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
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Diary entry, as quoted in Defending and Parenting Children Who Learn Differently : Lessons from Edison's Mother (2007) by Scott Teel, p. 12
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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
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As quoted in Behavior-Based Robotics (1998) by Ronald C. Arkin. p. 8
Thomas Edison
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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


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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.

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