"One might think that the money value of an invention constitutes its reward to the man who loves his work. But... I continue to find my greatest pleasure, and so my reward, in the work that precedes what the world calls success."
"Choose a job you love, and you will never have to work a day in your life."Thomas A. Edison on Confucius
"All labor that uplifts humanity has dignity and importance and should be undertaken with painstaking excellence."Thomas A. Edison on Martin Luther King, Jr.
"Opportunity is missed by most people because it is dressed in overalls and looks like work."Thomas A. Edison on Thomas A. Edison
"By working faithfully eight hours a day you may eventually get to be boss and work twelve hours a day."Thomas A. Edison on Robert Frost
"Nothing will work unless you do."Thomas A. Edison on Maya Angelou
"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!"