Genius is 1 inspiration and 99 perspiration
Hell, there are no rules here--we're trying to accomplish something.
Success is 10 percent inspiration and 90 percent perspiration.
We don't know one-millionth of one percent about anything.
We now know a thousand ways not to build a light bulb
I never did anything by accident, nor did any of my inventions come by accident they came by work.
There ain't no rules around here, we're trying to accomplish something.
It is astonishing what an effort it seems to be for many people to put their brains definitely and systematically to work.
The best thinking has been done in solitude.
Hell, there are no rules here, we are trying to accomplish something.
Nearly every man who develops an idea works at it up to the point where it looks impossible, and then gets discouraged. that's not the place to become discouraged.
Anything that won't sell, I don't want to invent. Its sale is proof of utility, and utility is success.
To have a great idea, have a lot of them.
There's a way to do better... find it.
I start where the last man left off.
Religion is all bunk.
I know this world is ruled by infinite intelligence. Everything that surrounds us- everything that exists -- proves that there are infinite laws behind it. There can be no denying this fact. It is mathematical in its precision.
Our greatest weakness lies in giving up. The most certain way to succeed is always to try just one more time.
I'm proud of the fact that I never invented weapons to kill
I have not failed. I've just found 10, 000 ways that won't work.
I never did a day's work in my life. It was all fun.
I have friends in overalls whose friendship I would not swap for the favor of the kings of the world.
Your worth consists in what you are and not in what you have.
I never did anything worth doing by accident nor did any of my inventions come by accident they came by work
Opportunity is missed by most people because it comes dressed in overalls and looks like work.