Charles Franklin Kettering Quotes

It is easy to build a philosophy – it doesn’t have to run.

The opportunities of man are limited only by his imagination. But so few have imagination that there are ten thousand fiddlers to one composer.

Inventing is a combination of brains and materials. The more brains you use, the less material you need.

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

Every great improvement has come after repeated failures. Virtually nothing comes out right the first time. Failures, repeated failures, are fingerposts on the road to achievement.

Our imagination is the only limit to what we can hope to have in the future.

A man must have a certain amount of intelligent ignorance to get anywhere.

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

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

If you have always done it that way, it is probably wrong.