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Monday Morning Wisdom #252: E is for Thomas Edison

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Monday Morning Wisdom #252: E is for Thomas Edison

 

MMWWisdom from the mind of the great inventor, Thomas Alva Edison:

 

  • Opportunity is missed by most people, because it is dressed in overalls and looks like work.
  • To invent, you need a good imagination and a pile of junk.
  • To have a great idea, have a lot of them.
  • The chief function of the body is to carry the brain around.
  • 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.
  • I find my greatest pleasure, and so my reward, in the work that precedes what the world calls success.
  • The doctor of the future will give no medicine but will instruct his patient in the care of the human frame, in diet, and the cause and prevention of disease.

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Monday Morning Wisdom #251

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Monday Morning Wisdom #251

MMWIf you only do what you usually do, you’ll never know what you’re capable of doing. ~Josh Spector

Monday Morning Wisdom #250

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Monday Morning Wisdom #250

MMWThe proper function of a government is to make it easy for people to do good and difficult for them to do evil. ~William Ewart Gladstone, 1809-1898

Monday Morning Wisdom #249

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Monday Morning Wisdom #249

Travel is fatal to prejudice, bigotry, and narrow-mindedness. ~Mark TwainMMW

Monday Morning Wisdom #248

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Thank you to Cee Neuner for this one.

Monday Morning Wisdom #247

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Monday Morning Wisdom #246

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Monday Morning Wisdom #246

MMWJust because it’s easier than ever to create doesn’t mean it’s easier to create something good. ~Josh Spector