7 Success Lessons from Thomas Edison

7 Amazing Success Lessons from Thomas Edison:

  1. Impossibility

    “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.”

  2. Perspiration

    “Genius is one percent inspiration and ninety-nine percent perspiration.”

  3. Capability

    “If we did all the things we are capable of, we would literally astound ourselves.”

  4. Solitude

    “The best thinking has been done in solitude.”

  5. Restlessness

    “Restlessness is discontent and discontent is the first necessity of progress.”

  6. Perspective

    “I have not failed. I’ve just found 10,000 ways that won’t work.”

  7. Hard work, Stick-to-itiveness, and Common Sense

    “The three great essentials to achieve anything worth while are: Hard work, Stick-to-itiveness, and Common sense.”

An excerpt from DLM – Tips for Life.

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