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As a cure for worrying, work is better than whiskey.
Worry
Thomas A. Edison

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Discontent is the first necessity of progress.
Discontent
Thomas A. Edison

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Everything comes to him who hustles while he waits.
Patience
Thomas A. Edison

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Genius is one percent inspiration and ninety-nine percent perspiration.
Genius
Thomas A. Edison

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Great ideas originate in the muscles.
Ideas
Thomas A. Edison

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Hell, there are no rules here, we are trying to accomplish something.
Rules
Thomas A. Edison

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I am not discouraged, because every wrong attempt discarded is another step forward.
Failure
Thomas A. Edison

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I am proud of the fact that I never invented weapons to kill.
Invention and Inventor
Thomas A. Edison

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

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I never did a day's work in my life. It was all fun.
Work
Thomas A. Edison

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I never did anything by accident, nor did any of my inventions come by accident; they came by work.
Work
Thomas A. Edison

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I start where the last man left off.
Excellence
Thomas A. Edison

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If we did all the things we are capable of doing, we would literally astonish ourselves.
Possibilities
Thomas A. Edison

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

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Maturity is often more absurd than youth and very frequently is most unjust to youth.
Maturity
Thomas A. Edison

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Opportunity is missed by most people because it comes dressed in overalls and looks like work.
Opportunity
Thomas A. Edison

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Results! Why, man, I have gotten a lot of results. I know several thousand things that won't work.
Results
Thomas A. Edison

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

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The best thinking has been done in solitude.
Solitude
Thomas A. Edison

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The body is a community made up of its innumerable cells or inhabitants.
Body
Thomas A. Edison

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The chief function of the body is to carry the brain around
Mind
Thomas A. Edison

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The value of an idea lies in the using of it.
Ideas
Thomas A. Edison

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There ain't no rules around here, we're trying to accomplish something.
Trying
Thomas A. Edison

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There is far more opportunity than there is ability.
Opportunity
Thomas A. Edison

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There is no expedient to which a man will not resort to avoid the real labor of thinking.
Thoughts and Thinking
Thomas A. Edison

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Research is what I'm doing when I don't know what I'm doing.
[ Research ] Wernher Von Braun