We should always be learning.

We should always be learning.

A  politician once complimented Thomas Edison on his creative genius.

“I am not a great inventor,” countered Thomas Edison.

“But you have over a thousand patents to your credit,” the governor remarked.

“Yes, but about the only invention I  can really claim as an absolute original is the phonograph,” Edison replied.

“I’m afraid I don’t understand what you mean,” The governor said confused.

“Well, I guess I’m awfully good sponge. I absorb ideas from every course I can, and put them to practical use. Then I improve them until they become of some value. The ideas which I use are mostly the ideas of other people who don’t dvelop them themselves.”