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Everyone steals in commerce and industry. I've stolen a...

Everyone steals in commerce and industry. I've stolen a lot, myself. But I know how to steal! They don't know how to steal!

Thomas Alva Edison, quote about Ability
As quoted in Tesla : The Modern Sorcerer (1999) by Daniel Blair Stewart, p. 411.

Thomas Alva Edison (1847 - 1931) Important American inventor and businessman

Was born on: 11 feb 1847.
Died on 18 oct 1931, at 84 years old.


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