It's a failure only if you don't get anything out of it, Thomas Edison said he knew 999 ways that a light bulb did not work; yet we have lights today.
They all laughed at Christopher ColumbusWhen he said the world was round;They all laughed when Edison recorded sound.ira gershwin
Do you realize if it weren't for Edison we'd be watching TV by candlelight?Al Boliska
If Edison had a needle to find in a haystack, he would proceed at once with the diligence of the bee to examine straw after straw until he found the object of his search. ... I was a sorry witness of such doings, knowing that a little theory and calculation would have saved him ninety per cent of his labor.nikola tesla
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