The Genius of Thomas Edison
He would look upon mistakes and failures as his teachers and masters as he stated: "I have not failed, I've discovered ten thousand ways which does not work! Thomas Edison was quite different from other scientists, he had the capability to take ideas and turn them into practical results. Thomas Edison is on record he is quoted as saying: "Genius is 1% inspiration and 99% perspiration." One gets the belief, that Thomas Edison got his 99% perspiration due to his long hours of hard work!