There isn’t a bit of philanthropy in it. Anything that won’t sell, I don’t want to invent, because anything that won’t sell hasn’t reached the acme of success. Its sale is proof of utility, and utility is success.

Thomas Edison (1847-1931) American inventor and businessman
Interview, New York World (1888)
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Added on 22-Jun-12 | Last updated 21-Jun-12
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