Every failure is a lesson learned about your strategy.
Other Thomas Edison quotes:
Large portions of life's disappointments are individuals who did not understand that they were so near achievement when they surrendered.
There is far more opportunity than there is ability.
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 would rather have one man with enthusiasm working with me than ten who are complacent.
Faith, as well intentioned as it may be, must be built on facts, not fiction - faith in fiction is a damnable false hope.
The doctor of the future will give no medicine but will interest his patients in the care of the human frame, in diet and in the cause and prevention of disease.
I have more respect for the fellow with a single idea who gets there than for the fellow with a thousand ideas who does nothing.
To get a great idea, come up with lots of them.
Negative results are just what I want. They're just as valuable to me as positive results. I can never find the thing that does the job best until I find the ones that don't.
Friendship is the heaven of life.