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It is not a disgrace to fail.

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

— Charles Kettering

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We should all be concerned about the

“We should all be concerned about the future because we will have to spend the rest of our lives there.”

— Charles Kettering

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The biggest job we have is to

“The biggest job we have is to teach a newly hired employee how to fail intelligently. We have to train him to experiment over and over and to keep on trying and failing until he learns what will work.”

— Charles Kettering

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One fails forward toward success.

“One fails forward toward success.”

— Charles Kettering

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A person must have a certain amount

“A person must have a certain amount of intelligent ignorance to get anywhere.”

— Charles Kettering

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The opportunities of man are limited only

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

— Charles Kettering

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We need to teach the highly educated

“We need to teach the highly educated man that it is not a disgrace to fail and that he must analyze every failure to find its cause. He must learn how to fail intelligently, for failing is one of the greatest arts in the world.”

— Charles Kettering

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The world hates change, yet it is

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

— Charles Kettering

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Our imagination is the only limit to

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

— Charles Kettering

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My interest is in the future because

“My interest is in the future because I am going to spend the rest of my life there.”

— Charles Kettering

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Our imagination is the only limit to

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

— Charles Kettering

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Knowing is not understanding. There is a

“Knowing is not understanding. There is a great difference between knowing and understanding: you can know a lot about something and not really understand it.”

— Charles Kettering

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I object to people running down the

“I object to people running down the future. I am going to live all the rest of my life there.”

— Charles Kettering

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People think of the inventor as a

“People think of the inventor as a screwball, but no one ever asks the inventor what he thinks of other people.”

— Charles Kettering

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High achievement always takes place in the

“High achievement always takes place in the framework of high expectation.”

— Charles Kettering

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