Charles Kettering

1876 - 1958

A Quote by Charles Franklin Kettering on thinking and time

You can't have a better tomorrow if you are thinking about yesterday all the time.

Charles Kettering (1876 - 1958)

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A Quote by Charles Franklin Kettering on work

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Whenever you look at a piece of work and you think the fellow was crazy, then you want to pay some attention to that. One of you is likely to be, and you had better find out which one it is. It makes an awful lot of difference.

Charles Kettering (1876 - 1958)

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A Quote by Charles Franklin Kettering on history, philosophy, progress, thought, work, and world

Great steps in human progress are made by things that don't work the way philosophy thought they should. If things always worked the way they should, you could write the history of the world from now on. But they don't, and it is those deviations from the normal that make human progress.

Charles Kettering (1876 - 1958)

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A Quote by Charles Franklin Kettering on education, intelligence, and life

The difference between intelligence and education is this: intelligence will make you a gook living.

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A Quote by Charles Franklin Kettering on world

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You can send a message around the world in one-fifth of a second, yet it may take years for it to get from the outside of a man's head to the inside.

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A Quote by Charles Franklin Kettering on day, future, life, rest, and work

We work day after day, not to finish things; but to make the future better . . . because we will spend the rest of our lives there.

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A Quote by Charles Franklin Kettering on ideas and sales

So long as new ideas are created, sales will continue to reach new highs.

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A Quote by Charles Franklin Kettering on people

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People are very open-minded about new things - as long as they're exactly like the old ones.

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A Quote by Charles Franklin Kettering on chance

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Keep on going and chances are you stumble on something. I have never heard of anyone stumbling on something sitting down.

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A Quote by Charles Franklin Kettering on mind

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There will always be a Frontier where there is an open mind and a willing hand.

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