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.
Great ideas originate in the muscles.
Genius is one percent inspiration and ninety-nine percent perspiration.
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.
There's a way to do it better - find it.
Nearly every man who develops an idea works it up to the point where it looks impossible, and then he gets discouraged. That's not the place to become discouraged.
The best thinking has been done in solitude. The worst has been done in turmoil.
Show me a thoroughly satisfied man and I will show you a failure.
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