Charles Kettering

1876 - 1958

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.

Charles Kettering (1876 - 1958)

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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.

Charles Kettering (1876 - 1958)

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A Quote by Charles Franklin Kettering on people

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It's amazing what ordinary people can do if they set out without preconceived notions.

Charles Kettering (1876 - 1958)

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A Quote by Charles Franklin Kettering on people, problems, solution, and understanding

The only difference between a problem and a solution is that people understand the solution.

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.

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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.

Charles Kettering (1876 - 1958)

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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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