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Thomas Edison
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This quote is a 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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As quoted in An Enemy Called Average (1990) by John L. Mason, p. 55
Thomas Edison
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As quoted in: Forbes (1958), p. 170. Also in: American Opinion, Volume 22 (1979), p. 41. And also in: "The Book of Thrift: Why and how to Save and what to Do with Your Savings; a Book of Inspiration and Practical Help" (1915) by T. D. MacGregor, p. 344
Thomas Edison
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Spoken statement (c. 1903); published in Harper's Monthly (September 1932)


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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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