"Many of life's failures are people who did not realize how close they were to success when they gave up."
"In order to succeed, your desire for success should be greater than your fear of failure."Thomas A. Edison on Bill Cosby
"Take up one idea. Make that one idea your life - think of it, dream of it, live on that idea. Let the brain, muscles, nerves, every part of your body, be full of that idea, and just leave every other idea alone. This is the way to success."Thomas A. Edison on Swami Vivekananda
"Always be yourself, express yourself, have faith in yourself, do not go out and look for a successful personality and duplicate it."Thomas A. Edison on Bruce Lee
"A successful man is one who can lay a firm foundation with the bricks others have thrown at him."Thomas A. Edison on David Brinkley
"Success is not final, failure is not fatal: it is the courage to continue that counts."Thomas A. Edison on Winston Churchill
"To my mind the old masters are not art their value is in their scarcity."
"The best thinking has been done in solitude. The worst has been done in turmoil."
"Hell, there are no rules here - we're trying to accomplish something."
"Just because something doesn't do what you planned it to do doesn't mean it's useless."
"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!"