Charles Kettering Sayings and Quotes

Below you will find our collection of inspirational, wise, and humorous old charles kettering quotes, charles kettering sayings, and charles kettering proverbs, collected over the years from a variety of sources.


It doesn't matter if you try and try and try again, and fail. It does matter if you try and fail, and fail to try again.     

Charles Kettering

It doesn't matter if you try and try and try again, and fail. It does matter if you try and fail, and fail to try again.     

Charles Kettering

The Wright brothers flew right through the smoke screen of impossibility.     

Charles Kettering

Every time you tear a leaf off a calendar, you present a new place for new ideas and progress.     

Charles Kettering

Believe and act as if it were impossible to fail.     

Charles Kettering

Believe and act as if it were impossible to fail.     

Charles Kettering

Believe and act as if it were impossible to fail.     

Charles Kettering

The wright brothers flew right through the smoke screen of impossibility.     

Charles Kettering

You can't have a better tomorrow if you are thinking about yesterday all the time.     

Charles Kettering

Believe and act as if it were impossible to fail.     

Charles Kettering

It is not a disgrace to fail. Failing is one of the greatest arts in the world.     

Charles Kettering

People are very open-minded about new things as long as they're exactly like the old ones.     

Charles Kettering

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

Charles Kettering

Every time you tear a leaf off a calendar, you present a new place for new ideas and progress.     

Charles Kettering

A problem well stated is a problem half-solved.     

Charles Kettering

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

Charles Kettering

The only time you mustn't fail is the last time you try.     

Charles Kettering

Thinking is one thing no one has ever been able to tax.     

Charles Kettering

It is man's destiny to ponder on the riddle of existence and, as a byproduct of his wonderment, to create a new life on this earth.     

Charles Kettering

Research means that you don't know, but are willing to find out.     

Charles Kettering

Why is the human skull as dense as it is? Nowadays we can send a message around the world in one-seventh of a second, but it takes years to drive an idea through a quarter-inch of human skull.     

Charles Kettering

There exist limitless opportunities in every industry. Where there is an open mind, there will always be a frontier.      

Charles Kettering

Every father should remember one day his son will follow his example, not his advice.     

Charles Kettering

People see the wrongness in an idea much quicker that the rightness.     

Charles Kettering

It is man's destiny to ponder on the riddle of existence and, as a byproduct of his wonderment, to create a new life on this earth.     

Charles Kettering

Every time you tear a leaf off a calendar, you present a new place for new ideas and progress.     

Charles Kettering