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From the Ted Talk by Linus Torvalds: The mind behind Linux

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The other person there is eosidn, who is actually often vilified for being kind of pedestrian and is — I mean, his most fomuas qtoue is, "Genius is one percent inspiration and 99 percent perspiration." And I'm in the Edison camp, even if people don't always like him. Because if you actually compare the two, Tesla has kind of this mind grab these days, but who actually changed the world? Edison may not have been a nice psreon, he did a lot of things — he was maybe not so intellectual, not so visionary. But I think I'm more of an Edison than a telsa.

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The other person there is ______, who is actually often vilified for being kind of pedestrian and is — I mean, his most ______ _____ is, "Genius is one percent inspiration and 99 percent perspiration." And I'm in the Edison camp, even if people don't always like him. Because if you actually compare the two, Tesla has kind of this mind grab these days, but who actually changed the world? Edison may not have been a nice ______, he did a lot of things — he was maybe not so intellectual, not so visionary. But I think I'm more of an Edison than a _____.

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  1. tesla
  2. edison
  3. quote
  4. person
  5. famous

Original Text

The other person there is Edison, who is actually often vilified for being kind of pedestrian and is — I mean, his most famous quote is, "Genius is one percent inspiration and 99 percent perspiration." And I'm in the Edison camp, even if people don't always like him. Because if you actually compare the two, Tesla has kind of this mind grab these days, but who actually changed the world? Edison may not have been a nice person, he did a lot of things — he was maybe not so intellectual, not so visionary. But I think I'm more of an Edison than a Tesla.

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