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" I was always a careless boy, and with a mother of different mental caliber I should have probably turned out badly. But her firmness, her sweetness, her goodness, were potent powers• to keep me in the right path. I remember I used never to be able to... "
Thomas Alva Edison: Sixty Years of an Inventor's Life - Page 6
by Francis Arthur Jones - 1908 - 362 pages
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Famous living Americans, with portraits

Mary Griffin Webb, Edna Lenore Webb - United States - 1914 - 594 pages
...education, although he is very lavish in his praises of his mother and of her influence. He says : "I was always a careless boy, and with a mother of...never to be able to get along at school. I don't know what it was, but I was always at the foot of the class. I used to feel that the teachers never sympathized...
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Poor Boys who Became Famous

Sarah Knowles Bolton - Biography - 1922 - 375 pages
...Huron, Michigan. Here he was placed at school, but remained only three months. Edison said years later, "I remember I used never to be able to get along at...never sympathized with me and that my father thought I was stupid. My mother was always kind, always sympathetic, and she never misunderstood or misjudged...
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Michigan History, Volume 4

Michigan - 1920
...but her firmness, her sweetness, her goodness were potent powers to keep me in the right path. ... I used never to be able to get along at school. I don't know how it was, but I was almost always at the foot of the class. . . . My mother was always kind, always...
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Developing Ocular Motor and Visual Perceptual Skills: An Activity Workbook

Kenneth A. Lane - Medical - 2005 - 300 pages
...had difficulty with reading. He said, "I remember 1 used to never be able to get along at school. 1 was always at the foot of the class. I used to feel that the teachers did not sympathize with me and my father thought I was stupid". The following is a letter that Thomas...
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Innovate Like Edison: The Success System of America's Greatest Inventor

Michael Gelb, Sarah Miller Caldicott - Business & Economics - 2007 - 299 pages
...acumen. Edison spent less than three months in the local Port Huron school system. As he recalled, "I used never to be able to get along at school. I don't know what it was, but I was always at the foot of the class. I used to feel that the teachers never sympathized...
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