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Thomas Edison
(1847-1931) born on
Feb 11
US inventor. He changed U.S. lifestyle with over 1,000 inventions including the phonograph and light bulb.
         
   
F
We don't know a millionth of one percent about anything.

R
There is no expedient to which a man will not go to avoid the real labor of thinking.
A
Keep on the lookout for novel ideas that others have used successfully. Your idea has to be original only in its adaptation to the problem you're working on.
N
Results! Why, man, I have gotten a lot of results. I know several thousand things that won't work.
K
Everything comes to him who hustles while he waits.
 
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Published Sources for the above Quotations:
F: In "1,911 Best Things Anybody Ever Said," ed. Robert Byrne, 1988.
R: In "Quote Disk 1,2,3," by DBUG, 1991.
A: In "A Kick in the Seat of the Pants," by Roger von Oech, 1986.
N: In "Instant Quotation Dictionary," by Donald O. Bolander, 1979.
K: In "Friendly Advice," ed. Jon Winokur, 1990.
   


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