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

R
A problem well stated is a problem half solved.
A
People are very open-minded about new things -- as long as they're exactly like the old ones.
N
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.
K
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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