- Name: Thomas Edison
- Born: 02/11/1847
- Died: 10/18/1931 (84 years old)
- Occupation: Inventor, businessman
Thomas Alva Edison (February 11, 1847? October 18, 1931) was an American inventor and businessman who has been described as America’s greatest inventor. He developed many devices in fields such as electric power generation, mass communication, sound recording, and motion pictures. These inventions, which include the phonograph, the motion picture camera, and the long-lasting, practical electric light bulb, have had a widespread impact on the modern industrialized world. He was one of the first inventors to apply the principles of organized science and teamwork to the process of invention, working with many researchers and employees. He established the first industrial research laboratory.
Birth Name: Thomas Alva Edison
Alias: Thomas Alva Edison
Birth Place: Milan, Ohio, U.S.
Death Place: West Orange, New Jersey, U.S.
Thomas Edison quotes :
Our greatest weakness lies in giving up. The most certain way to succeed is always to try just one more time.Thomas A. Edison
Just because something doesn't do what you planned it to do doesn't mean it's useless.Thomas A. Edison
Be courageous. I have seen many depressions in business. Always America has emerged from these stronger and more prosperous. Be brave as your fathers before you. Have faith! Go forward!Thomas A. Edison
There will one day spring from the brain of science a machine or force so fearful in its potentialities, so absolutely terrifying, that even man, the fighter, who will dare torture and death in order to inflict torture and death, will be appalled, and so abandon war forever.Thomas A. Edison
Many of life's failures are people who did not realize how close they were to success when they gave up.Thomas A. Edison
Restlessness is discontent and discontent is the first necessity of progress. Show me a thoroughly satisfied man and I will show you a failure.Thomas A. Edison
I have friends in overalls whose friendship I would not swap for the favor of the kings of the world.Thomas A. Edison
The three great essentials to achieve anything worth while are: Hard work, Stick-to-itiveness, and Common sense.Thomas A. Edison