Inspiring Quotes From Inventor Thomas Edison

Motivational quotes are popular around the Emprise Management Group office. They are concise yet inspiring. They can give people the mental boost necessary to keep pushing toward success. Thomas Edison made some major contributions to science during his lifetime. He also uttered these truly inspiring lines:

  • “Opportunity Is Missed by Most People Because It Is Dressed in Overalls and Looks Like Work”: There is no question that success requires hard work. Chances to learn and grow are often not as glamorous as many would like. You are the only one who can decide to take on opportunity when it comes knocking.
  • “Good Fortune Often Happens When Opportunity Meets With Preparation”: Opportunity alone is rarely enough for success. To ensure the growth of Emprise Management Group, our team, and the brands we promote, we leave as little to chance as possible. The most accomplished people got to where they are by being ready for anything.
  • “To Invent, You Need a Good Imagination and a Pile of Junk”: Few people know more about innovation than Edison. This quote suggests that creativity and playing around with possibilities is the path to invention. Many people expect the answer to a problem to always be clear. Most of the time, however, finding a solution requires testing a few ideas.
  • “Genius Is One Percent Inspiration and 99 Percent Perspiration”: Clearly Edison believed in perseverance. This slightly tongue-in-cheek quote shows that his drive was more important than his creativity.

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