Charles F. Kettering Quotes

Believe and act as if it were impossible to fail.

Charles F. Kettering

Our imagination is the only limit to what we can hope to have in the future.

Charles F. Kettering

Failures are finger posts on the road to achievement.

Charles F. Kettering

Don't be afraid to stumble. Any inventor will tell you that you don't follow a plan far before you strike a snag. If, out of 100 ideas you get one that works, it's enough.

Charles F. Kettering

Inventing is the mixing of brains and materials. The more brains you use, the less materials you need.

Charles F. Kettering

You can`t have a better tomorrow if you are thinking about yesterday all the time.

Charles F. Kettering

Our imagination is the only limit to what we can hope to have in the future.

Charles F. Kettering

The future can be anything we want it to be, providing we have the faith and that we realize that peace, no less than war, required 'blood and sweat and tears

Charles F. Kettering

My interest is in the future because I am going to spend the rest of my life there

Charles F. Kettering

A man must have a certain amount of intelligent ignorance to get anywhere

Charles F. Kettering

Problems are the price of progress. Don't bring me anything but trouble. Good news weakens me.

Charles F. Kettering

If you are distressed by anything external, the pain is not due to the thing itself but to your own estimate of it; and this you have the power to revoke at any moment

Charles F. Kettering

High achievement always takes place in the framework of high expectation.

Charles F. Kettering

There is a great difference between knowing and understanding: you can know a lot about something and not really understand it

Charles F. Kettering

One fails forward toward success.

Charles F. Kettering

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 F. Kettering

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