Posts Tagged 'Thomas Alva Edison'

Cryptoquote Spoiler – 12/03/19

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The most certain way to succeed is always to try just one more time.”   —   Thomas A. Edison

(As long as you’re trying something a little bit different each time.  Doing the same thing over and over again, expecting a different outcome, is one of the descriptions of insanity.  I think that comes from the other “Big E”, Albert Einstein.  Does the above Cryptoquote sound familiar though?  It kind of does to me.  Be Well and do good, friends.)   —   YUR

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Cryptoquote Spoiler – 08/20/19

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Our greatest weakness lies in giving up.  The most certain way to succeed is always to try just one more time.”   —   Thomas Edison

(Assuming you’re altering your approach to the problem a bit, sure.  Doing the same thing over and over again, expecting a different result, doesn’t exactly make you the brightest bulb.  Be well and do good, friends.)   —   YUR

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Cryptoquote Spoiler – 12/04/17

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Our greatest weakness lies in giving up.  The most certain way to succeed is always to try just one more time.”   —   Thomas A. Edison

(Hopefully, he means trying something just a little different each time!  Trying the exact same thing,  over and over again, and expecting a different result?  Well, that’s like . . . writing a daily blog.  Be well and do good, friends.)   —   YUR

Cryptoquote Spoiler – 08/03/17

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Many of life’s failures are people who did not realize how close they were to success when they gave up.”   —   Thomas A. Edison

(Tell me about it.  I was this close to achieving my life’s dream when . . . BAM!  Salma Hayek’s people served me up that restraining order!  Bummer.  Be well and do good, friends.)   —   YUR

Cryptoquote Spoiler – 04/23/16

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Until a man duplicates a blade of grass, nature can laugh at his so-called scientific knowledge.”   —   Thomas Alva Edison

(We might be close!  With 3-D printing, using various genetic material . . . we might be able to duplicate a blade of grass.  Hey, they can grow a human ear on the back of a lab rat these days!  Give me the natural stuff though!  No GMOs for me!  Nature rules, baby!  Be well and do good, friend.)   —   YUR

Cryptoquote Spoiler – 11/15/12

English: Thomas Edison and his early phonograp...

English: Thomas Edison and his early phonograph. Cropped from Library of Congress copy. Edited Version. Dust removed by Arad. Français : Thomas Edison et une première version de son phonographe. Recoupé à partir d’une copie appartenant à une librairie du congrès. Version retouchée: Dépoussiérage digital par Arad. (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

The most certain way to succeed is always to try just one more time.”   —   Thomas A. Edison

(So, if you’ve been playing solitaire for an hour straight, with no wins . . . keep plugging, guys!  Be well and do good, friends.)   —   YUR

Cryptoquote Spoiler – 05/09/12

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Edison Standard Phonograph (Photo credit: MarkGregory007)

 

I have friends in overalls whose friendship I would not swap for the favor of the kings of the world.”   —   Thomas A. Edison

(Yeah, but when he made this statement he was likely wealthy enough to buy a few kings of the world!  Edison wasn’t born poor, but not exactly rich either.  He did his fair share of labor though, during his life, before becoming incredibly wealthy.  He knew that people who worked for a living possessed a certain kind of genuineness that money just can’t buy.  Be well, do good . . . and be genuine, friends.)   —   YUR

Cryptoquote Spoiler – 09/24/09

Opportunity is missed by most people because it is dressed in overalls and looks like work.”   — Thomas Alva Edison

Cryptoquote Spoiler – 04/13/09

I have not failed.  I’ve just found ten thousand ways that won’t work.”   — Thomas Alva Edison

(Now,  that’s what I call a real optimist!  But, that’s the attitude that successful scientists and inventors have to have.) —   YUR


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