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Re: One percent inspiration and nintynine perspiration

Posted by Brian from Shawnee on April 11, 2006

In Reply to: Re: One percent inspiration and nintynine perspiration posted by Victoria S Dennis on April 10, 2006

: : "Genius is one percent inspiration and nintynine perspiration"what does this phrase means.

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: Just what it says. That to be a genius you need not only to have inspiration, but to work and sweat to make your inspiration bear fruit.

That was originally said by Thomas Alva Edison, "the Wizard of Menlo Park", who worked, lived, and died in my hometown of West Orange, New Jersey.