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Thomas A. Edison Facts

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. Dubbed "The Wizard of Menlo Park", he was one of the first inventors to apply the principles of mass production and large-scale teamwork to the process of invention, and because of that, he is often credited with the creation of the first industrial research laboratory. (1847 – 1931)

Quotes by Thomas A. Edison

I have not failed. I've just found 10,000 ways that won't work.
Thomas A. Edison

Just because something doesn't do what you planned it to do doesn't mean it's useless.
Thomas A. Edison

Show me a thoroughly satisfied man and I will show you a failure.
Thomas A. Edison

The most certain way to succeed is always to try just one more time.
Thomas A. Edison

There is no expedient to which a man will not go to avoid the labor of thinking.
Thomas A. Edison

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