Quotes about Thomas Edison

Quotes about Thomas Edison by Earl Monroe, Scott Adams, Isaac Wright Jr., David Lynch, Dan Lipinski, Jonathan Franzen and many others.

One of my other nicknames was Thomas Edison, because I

One of my other nicknames was Thomas Edison, because I invented so many moves.
Earl Monroe
Beware of advice about successful people and their methods. For starters, no two situations are alike. Your dreams of creating a dry-cleaning empire won’t be helped by knowing that Thomas Edison liked to take naps.
Scott Adams
I had to do four years of undergraduate. I went to Thomas Edison State University in Trenton.
Isaac Wright Jr.
I don’t like Thomas Edison. I’m a fan of Nicolai Tesla.
David Lynch
Innovation really is the life blood of our American economy… looking back at the stories of Thomas Edison, Alexander Graham Bell, and the Wright Brothers, you look at emergence to technology innovation and what it has done for our economy. We need to continue that.
Dan Lipinski
To read is to have experiences; every book changes my life at least a little bit. The first time I can remember this happening was when I was 10, with a biography of Thomas Edison.
Jonathan Franzen
I was really proud that I was named after Thomas Edison and wanted to be called Edson. I thought Pele sounded horrible. It was a rubbish name. Edson sounded so much more serious and important.
Imagine if Steve Jobs or Thomas Edison or Albert Einstein were all alive 10, 20, 30 years before we know them to be alive; it would have advanced the world that much sooner.
Marc Guggenheim
To me, Arnold was a pioneer in the spirit of Thomas Edison or Benjamin Franklin, while Tiger is a pioneer in the spirit of Bill Gates.
Mark McCormack
What we call creative work, ought not to be called work at all, because it isn’t. I imagine that Thomas Edison never did a day’s work in his last fifty years.
Stephen Leacock
My principal professional objective is to introduce intelligence as the ubiquitous utility. I’d like to be the Thomas Edison of intelligence.
Michael J. Saylor
Yes, my grandfather worked with Thomas Edison on the electric car, and he sold electric cars at the 1900 World’s Fair in Paris.
Al Jardine
Just think how much poorer we would be today if the world would have had half as many people in the 19th century as it actually did. You can get rid of Thomas Edison or Louis Pasteur; take your pick.
Robert Zubrin