>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.


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


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.


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


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