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Charles Kettering
(1876-1958) born on
Aug 29
US engineer, inventor. Boss; invented the electric starter, 1911 and the electric cash register.
There is a great difference between knowing and understanding: you can know a lot about something and not really understand it.

A problem well stated is a problem half solved.
People are very open-minded about new things -- as long as they're exactly like the old ones.
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.
An inventor is simply a person who doesn't take his education too seriously. He tries and fails maybe a 1000 times. If he succeeds once then he's in.
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Published Sources for the above Quotations:
F: "Prophet of Progress."
R: In "Quote Disk 1,2,3," by DBUG, 1991.
A: In "Correct Quotes for DOS," WordStar International, 1991.
N: In "A Kick in the Seat of the Pants," by Roger von Oech, 1986.
K: In "A Kick in the Seat of the Pants," by Roger von Oech, 1986.

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