Charles Kettering

1876 - 1958

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.

Charles Kettering (1876 - 1958)

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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.

Charles Kettering (1876 - 1958)

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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.

Charles Kettering (1876 - 1958)

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A Quote by Charles Franklin Kettering on change, progress, and world

The world hates change, yet it is the only thing that has brought progress.

Charles Kettering (1876 - 1958)

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A Quote by Charles Franklin Kettering on ideas and world

If you want to kill any idea in the world today, get a committee working on it.

Charles Kettering (1876 - 1958)

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

We should all be concerned about the future because we will have to spend the rest of our lives there.

Charles Kettering (1876 - 1958)

Source: Seed for Thought, 1949

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A Quote by Charles Franklin Kettering on belief

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Nothing ever built . . . arose to touch the skies unless some man dreamed that it should, some man believed that it could, and some man willed that it must.

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A Quote by Charles Franklin Kettering on failure and practice

An inventor fails 999 times, and if he succeeds once, he's in. He treats his failures simply as practice shots.

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A Quote by Charles Franklin Kettering on chance

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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 (1876 - 1958)

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