In 1896, Thomas Edison, the great inventor who invented the electric bulb, was working on an idea to design a car when he heard that a young man who worked in his company had created an experimental car.
Edison met the young man at his company's party in New York and interviewed him about the car. He was impressed!
had the same idea as the young man but he was considering electricity
as the power source while the young man used gasoline engine to power
He slammed his fist down and shouted "young man, that's
the thing! You have it! I think you are on to something!! I encourage
you to continue your pursuits!!!"
With these words of
encouragement from the most highly respected inventor in the United
States at that time, HENRY FORD continued his work, invented a car and
On December 9, 1914, Thomas Edison's
laboratory and factory got burnt. He was 67years old and the damage was
too extensive for insurance cover.
Before the ashes were cold,
Henry Ford handed Edison a cheque of $750,000 with a note saying that
Edison can have more if he needed it!
In 1916, Henry Ford
relocated his home to the building next to Edison's home and when Edison
couldn't walk and was confined to a wheelchair by his doctors.
Henry Ford also bought a wheelchair in his house so that he could run wheelchair race with his friend and mentor!
Thomas Edison made Henry Ford believe in himself and got a friend for life!
Don't ever be jealous of other people's success. If you can't win a race, help the person in front of you to break the record!
Your candle will not lose its light when it lights up another candle!
This article is for you! Yes you! For those who think they have
arrived, who think some persons are no longer in their circle, who
thinks those they wined with yesterday have no values again, you know
They are burning their ladder to success for a short time comfort. They are here and they are reading it.
We are light for others to see, only if we know.
Be inspired, meet with someone today, speak positive to their lives, save a soul today!
Enjoy the rest of your day!