The best Quotes by Charles Kettering

The best Quotes by Charles Kettering

Charles Franklin Kettering (August 29, 1876 – November 25, 1958) was an American inventor, engineer, businessman, and the holder of 186 patents.

No one would have crossed the ocean if he could have gotten off the ship in the storm.
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High achievement always takes place in the framework of high expectation.
People are very open-minded about new things - as long as they're exactly like the old ones.
You can't have a better tomorrow if you are thinking about yesterday all the time.
Every time you tear a leaf off a calendar, you present a new place for new ideas and progress.

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Biden has won so many times in Michigan now.
He's legally required to change his name to Ohio State.
There's nothing wrong with Ohio
Except the snow and the rain
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East Coast style + Midwest charm = Ohio girl
Coming from southeast Ohio it's a very impoverished area and the poverty rate is almost two times the national average.
Joe Burrow - December 2019
There's a lot of money to be made in scaring people.
Admitting your fears is the first and most difficult step in overcoming them.
And why do we fall, Bruce? So we can learn to pick ourselves up!
Alfred in Batman - Begins
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There's winning and there's losing - and in life both will happen. What is never acceptable to me is quitting.
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If you want to build a ship, don’t drum up the men to gather wood, divide the work, and give orders. Instead, teach them to yearn for the vast and endless sea.
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The human world... it's a mess.
Sebastian in The Little Mermaid
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Tyrion: "If the ship goes down, I'll go with it."
Varys: "That is good to hear. Though I'm sure many captains say the same while their ship is afloat."
Lord Varys in Game of Thrones - Season 2 Episode 9
Captains always favor the ship over the crew.
The secret behind success isn't as much of a secret as people think. It's pretty simple. It's working as hard as you can to accomplish what you want.
No matter how successful you are, the haters will never go away.
Sam Altman in Startup Playbook
A conservative is someone who believes in reform. But not now.
It only takes 20 years for a liberal to become a conservative without changing a single idea.
Who told you, you have to live like today when you want to live today like tomorrow?
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I wake up thinking of yesterday. The joy is in remembering; the pain is in knowing it was yesterday.
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Things never happen the same way twice.
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Isn't it funny how day by day nothing changes, but when you look back everything is different...
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Every Star that you see in the Sky might be a sun to someone.
Imagination will often carry us to worlds that never were. But without it we go nowhere.
The optimist thinks that this is the best of all possible worlds. The pessimist knows it.
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I am become death, the destroyer of worlds.
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The greatest enemy of knowledge is not ignorance, it is the illusion of knowledge.
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Quiet people have the loudest minds.
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A physicist is just an atom's way of looking at itself.
An expert is a man who has made all the mistakes which can be made, in a narrow field.
I was taught that the way of progress was neither swift nor easy.
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Life is not easy for any of us. But what of that? We must have perseverance and above all confidence in ourselves. We must believe that we are gifted for something and that this thing must be attained.
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Ideas can only be useful when they come to life in many minds.
Nature has to be felt.
I am not the least afraid to die.
Charles Darwin - last words - April 19th 1882
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A man's friendships are one of the best measures of his worth.
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Tell your son to stop trying to fill your head with science - for to fill your heart with love is enough!
Religion is a culture of faith; science is a culture of doubt.
Cogito, ergo sum. I think; therefore I am.
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It is not enough to have a good mind; the main thing is to use it well.
What do you call a deer wearing an explosive belt?
Bombi

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