Light Bulb Quotes (4 quotes)
It usually takes me from five to seven years to perfect a thing. Some things I have been working on for twenty-five yearsand some of them are still unsolved. My average would be about seven years. The incandescent light was the hardest one of all: it took many years not only of concentrated thought but also of world-wide research. The storage battery took eight years. It took even longer to perfect the phonograph.
Im one of those people that think Thomas Edison and the light bulb changed the world more than Karl Marx ever did.
When I examine the conclusion [on experiments with the electric light bulb experiments published in the Herald] which everyone acquainted with the subject will recognize as a conspicuous failure, trumpeted as a wonderful success, I [conclude]... that the writer ... must either be very ignorant, and the victim of deceit, or a conscious accomplice in what is nothing less than a fraud upon the public.
Why don't they have a light bulb that only shines on things worth looking at?