Thomas Edison

American inventor and businessman (1847-1931)

Thomas Alva Edison (February 11, 1847 – October 18, 1931) was an American inventor and businessman.

Thomas Edison

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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."[1]
Simple: Many people who fail give up when they are close to succeeding in what they do.


  1. "Teens Can Make It Happen". Google Books. Retrieved on February 21, 2009

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