>Words of Wisdom

>Charles Kettering was born in born in Ohio, United States in 1876. Died in 1958. He held many different jobs, such as an inventor, engineer, and scientist. He also was a farmer, schoolteacher, mechanic, social philosopher, and a salesman. In the automotive industry he was a leading researcher. When the automobile was first invented it was started by a crank, Charles Kettering invented the battery-powered electric starter. As you will see by his quotes, he was a determined man with a simple philosophy on life. Below are words of wisdom in the form of inspirational quotes by Charles Kettering:

Don’t be afraid to stumble. Any inventor will tell you that you don’t follow a plan far before you strike a snag. If, out of 100 ideas you get one that works, it’s enough.

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

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If you are distressed by anything external, the pain is not due to the thing itself but to your own estimate of it; and this you have the power to revoke at any moment.

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

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Beach bum, wife, mother, lover of dogs & cats. Editor of Sally Lee by the Sea, http://nauticalcottageblog.com, a beach cottage design & lifestyle website.
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