“I find out what the world needs. Then, I go ahead and invent it.”
– Thomas Edison
Thomas Alva Edison was an American inventor and businessman, who has been described as America’s greatest inventor. Wikipedia
Born: February 11, 1847, Milan, Ohio, United States
Died: October 18, 1931, Llewellyn Park, New Jersey, United States
Children: Charles Edison, Thomas Alva Edison Jr., MORE
Parents: Nancy Matthews Elliott, Samuel Ogden Edison, Jr
Did you know: Thomas Edison is the 10th-most prolific inventor in the world by number of patent families held (1084). wikipedia.org
- I have not failed. I’ve just found 10,000 ways that won’t work.
- Genius is one percent inspiration and ninety-nine percent perspiration.
- Our greatest weakness lies in giving up. The most certain way to succeed is always to try just one more time.