Charles Kettering

Charles Kettering

was an American inventor, engineer, businessman, and the holder of 140 patents
An inventor fails 999 times, and if he succeeds once, he's in. He treats his failures simply as practice shots.More Charles Kettering quotes [08/04/2011 09:08:08]
Failures, repeated failures, are sign-posts on the road to achievement. The only time you don't want to fail is the last time you try something (and it works).More Charles Kettering quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
In America we can say what we think, and even if we can't think, we can say it anyhow.More Charles Kettering quotes [08/04/2011 09:08:22]
Every great improvement has come after repeated failures. Virtually nothing comes out right the first time. Failures, repeated failures, are finger posts on the road to achievement. One fails forward toward success.More Charles Kettering quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
You are always too late with a development if you are so slow that people demand it before you yourself recognize it. The research department should have foreseen what was necessary and had it ready to a point where people never knew they wanted it until it was made available to them.More Charles Kettering quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]

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