Edison can think of more ways of doing a thing than any man I ever saw or heard of. He tries everything and never lets up, even though failure is apparently staring him in the face. He only stops when he simply can't go any further on that particular... Edison: his life and inventions - Page 603by Frank Lewis Dyer, Thomas Commerford Martin - 1910Full view
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Michael Gelb, Sarah Miller Caldicott - Business & Economics - 2007 - 299 pages
...to the problem" at hand. A member of his staff who'd worked with Edison for twenty years remarked: "Edison can think of more ways of doing a thing than any man I ever saw or heard of." In one classic case, Edison asked one of his engineers to submit some sketches representing possible...