I have friends in overalls whose friendship I would not swap for the favor of the kings of the world.
|2017 November 05|
Other Thomas Edison quotes:
If we all did the things we are really capable of doing, we would literally astound ourselves.
The world owes nothing to any man, but every man owes something to the world.
Non-violence leads to the highest ethics, which is the goal of all evolution. Until we stop harming all other living beings, we are still savages.
I readily absorb ideas from every source, frequently starting where the last person left off.
Education isn't play - and it can't be made to look like play. It is hard, hard work. But it can be made interesting work.
The brain can be developed just the same as the muscles can be developed, if one will only take the pains to train the mind to think.
I find out what the world needs. Then I go ahead and try to invent it.
Time is really the only capital that any human being has, and the only thing he can't afford to lose.
Nearly every man who develops an idea works it up to the point where it looks impossible, and then he gets discouraged. That's not the place to become discouraged.
Focus on how the end-user customers perceive the impact of your innovation - rather than on how you, the innovators, perceive it.