Thomas A. Edison Poster

Quotes (6)

  • [His last words, after lapsing in and out of consciousness] It is very beautiful over there.
  • My mother was the making of me. She understood me; she let me follow my bent. She was so true, so sure of me; and I felt I had something to live for, someone I must not disappoint.
  • School was repulsive to me.
  • Opportunity is missed by most people because it's dressed in overalls and looks like work.
  • [on encouragement/discouragement] I never allow myself to become discouraged under any circumstances...The three great essentials to achieve anything worthwhile are, first, hard work; second, stick-to-Itiveness; third, common sense.
  • [on action] Everything comes to him who hustles while he waits.