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Thomas Alva Edison

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Comment#  ·  **-- Fair (396 ratings)  ·  submitted 1997

Genius is one per cent inspiration and ninety-nine per cent perspiration.

Thomas Alva Edison, in Work and Recreation

Comment#  ·  **-- Fair (618 ratings)  ·  submitted 1997

Hell, there are no rules here -- we're trying to accomplish something.

Thomas Alva Edison, in Work and Recreation

Comment#  ·  **-- Fair (398 ratings)  ·  submitted 1997

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

Thomas Alva Edison, in Success and Failure and Work and Recreation

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