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Words of Wisdom: Thomas Edison on Failure

by Staff Writers | The Web Writer Spotlight: Apr 6, 2014

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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 Edison

 

Thomas Alva Edison (February 11, 1847 - October 18, 1931) was an American inventor and businessman. Like most businessmen and entrepreneurs, he suffered many setbacks before he finally developed innovative products that greatly influenced life around the world, including the phonograph, the motion picture camera, and a long-lasting, practical electric light bulb.

 

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