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Barring serious accidents, if you are not preoccupied with worry and you work hard, you can look forward to a reasonably lengthy existence....

Its not hard work that kills, its worrying that kills....

Hottest day of the season, Hell must have sprung a leak...

My conscience seems to be oblivious of Sundays. It must be encrusted with a sort of irreligious tartar.




The thing I lose patience with the most is the clock. Its hands move too fast.

Time is really the only capital that any human being has and the thing that he can least afford to waste or lose.

The United States, and other advanced nations, will someday be able to produce instruments of death so terrible the world will be in abject terror of itself and its ability to end civilization....

I believe that restlessness is discontent, and discontent is merely the first necessity of progress.

The electric light has caused me the greatest amount of study and has required the most elaborate experiments. Although I was never myself discouraged or hopeless of its success, I can not say the same for my associates.

I want to save and advance human life, not destroy it....

Through all of the years of experimenting with it, I never once made an associated discovery. It was deductive.

The results I achieved were the consequence of invention - pure and simple.

I would construct and work along various lines until I found them untenable.

When one theory was discarded, I developed another at once. I realised very early that this was the only possible way for me to work out all the problems.

Unfortunately, there seems to be far more opportunity out there than ability....

I slept as sound as a bug in a barrel of morphine.

We should remember that good fortune often happens when opportunity meets with preparation




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