Thomas Edison Quotes (80 quotes)
As quoted by Harvey Samuel Firestone in The Reader's Digest, Volumes 17-18 (1930), p. 334
“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.”
The diary and sundry observations of Thomas Alva Edison (1968 edition), Greenwood Pub Group
“My mind is incapable of conceiving such a thing as a soul. I may be in error, and man may have a soul; but I simply do not believe it. What a soul may be is beyond my understanding.”
Do We Live Again? an interview with Edison, as quoted in Mr. Edison's New Argument from Design in The Illustrated London News (3 May 1924)
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Picture Source: Wikimedia CommonsThomas Edison
Born: February 11, 1847
Died: October 18, 1931 (aged 84)
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.