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Charles Kettering Quotes

Charles Kettering Quotes & Quotations
Name:
Charles Kettering
Type:
Inventor
Nationality:
American
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    A person must have a certain amount of intelligent ignorance to get anywhere. Charles_KetteringCharles Kettering
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    An inventor is simply a fellow who doesn't take his education too seriously. Charles_KetteringCharles Kettering
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    Believe and act as if it were impossible to fail. Charles_KetteringCharles Kettering
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    Every time you tear a leaf off a calendar, you present a new place for new ideas and progress. Charles_KetteringCharles Kettering
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    I object to people running down the future. I am going to live all the rest of my life there. Charles_KetteringCharles Kettering
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    If you want to kill any idea in the world, get a committee working on it. Charles_KetteringCharles Kettering
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    In America we can say what we think, and even if we can't think, we can say it anyhow. Charles_KetteringCharles Kettering
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    Inventing is a combination of brains and materials. The more brains you use, the less material you need. Charles_KetteringCharles Kettering
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    It doesn't matter if you try and try and try again, and fail. It does matter if you try and fail, and fail to try again. Charles_KetteringCharles Kettering
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    It is not a disgrace to fail. Failing is one of the greatest arts in the world. Charles_KetteringCharles Kettering
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    Keep on going and the chances are you will stumble on something, perhaps when you are least expecting it. I have never heard of anyone stumbling on something sitting down. Charles_KetteringCharles Kettering
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    Keep on going, and the chances are that you will stumble on something, perhaps when you are least expecting it. I never heard of anyone ever stumbling on something sitting down. Charles_KetteringCharles Kettering
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    Knowing is not understanding. There is a great difference between knowing and understanding: you can know a lot about something and not really understand it. Charles_KetteringCharles Kettering
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    My definition of an educated man is the fellow who knows the right thing to do at the time it has to be done. You can be sincere and still be stupid. Charles_KetteringCharles Kettering
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    My interest is in the future because I am going to spend the rest of my life there. Charles_KetteringCharles Kettering
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    Our imagination is the only limit to what we can hope to have in the future. Charles_KetteringCharles Kettering
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    People are very open-minded about new things - as long as they're exactly like the old ones. Charles_KetteringCharles Kettering
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    People think of the inventor as a screwball, but no one ever asks the inventor what he thinks of other people. Charles_KetteringCharles Kettering
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    The biggest job we have is to teach a newly hired employee how to fail intelligently. We have to train him to experiment over and over and to keep on trying and failing until he learns what will work. Charles_KetteringCharles Kettering
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    The only difference between a problem and a solution is that people understand the solution. Charles_KetteringCharles Kettering
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    The only time you mustn't fail is the last time you try. Charles_Kettering/21.php">Charles Kettering
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    The world hates change, yet it is the only thing that has brought progress. Charles_Kettering/22.php">Charles Kettering
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    The Wright brothers flew right through the smoke screen of impossibility. Charles_Kettering/23.php">Charles Kettering
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    There exist limitless opportunities in every industry. Where there is an open mind, there will always be a frontier. Charles_Kettering/24.php">Charles Kettering
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    There is a great difference between knowing and understanding: you can know a lot about something and not really understand it. Charles_Kettering/25.php">Charles Kettering
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    There will always be a frontier where there is an open mind and a willing hand. Charles_Kettering/26.php">Charles Kettering
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    Thinking is one thing no one has ever been able to tax. Charles_Kettering/27.php">Charles Kettering
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    We need to teach the highly educated man that it is not a disgrace to fail and that he must analyze every failure to find its cause. He must learn how to fail intelligently, for failing is one of the greatest arts in the world. Charles_Kettering/28.php">Charles Kettering
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    We should all be concerned about the future because we will have to spend the rest of our lives there. Charles_Kettering/29.php">Charles Kettering
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    You can be sincere and still be stupid. Charles_Kettering/30.php">Charles Kettering
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    You will never stub your toe standing still. The faster you go, the more chance there is of stubbing your toe, but the more chance you have of getting somewhere. Charles_Kettering/31.php">Charles Kettering