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Question: Thomas A!. Edison most famous quote!.!.!.!.!?
"Genius is 1% inspiration and 99% perspiration!." What do you think he meant by this!?Www@QuestionHome@Com

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He meant that once a person had an idea for an invention, a novel, or something of importance to that person, the vast majority of work would be in creating that invention, novel, or what-ever!. He also probably meant that people who invented important things were not anymore gifted than the average person!. All it would take would be study and hard work to produce the finished product!.Www@QuestionHome@Com

Edison had a lot of success in inventing new things!. People said that he was able to do this because he was a "genius" - meaning that he had a great, creative mind!.

When Edison said this, he was asserting that he was a success because he worked very, very hard, and only slightly because he had a good mind!.Www@QuestionHome@Com

as an example he went through several hundred tests for the filament for the electric light before he got one that worked!.!.!.!.Www@QuestionHome@Com