385 Total Quotes

American Inventor Quotes

Charles Kettering
High achievement always takes place in the framework of high expectation.
Charles Kettering
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Dean Kamen
You have teenagers thinking they're going to make millions as NBA stars when that's not realistic for even 1 percent of them. Becoming a scientist or engineer is.
Dean Kamen
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The only disability in life is a bad attitude.
Scott Hamilton
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Always try to maintain complete tolerance and always make an effort to give people more than they expect.
Scott Hamilton
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Wilbur Wright
The fact that the great scientist believed in flying machines was the one thing that encouraged us to begin our studies.
Wilbur Wright
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Let the future tell the truth, and evaluate each one according to his work and accomplishments. The present is theirs; the future, for which I have really worked, is mine.
Nikola Tesla
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Mariah Carey
There is a light at the end of the tunnel... hopefully its not a freight train!
Mariah Carey
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Charles Kettering
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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Thomas A. Edison
If we did all the things we are capable of, we would literally astound ourselves.
Thomas A. Edison
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In marketing I've seen only one strategy that can't miss - and that is to market to your best customers first, your best prospects second and the rest of the world last.
John Romero
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Charles Kettering
You will never stub your toe standing still. The faster you go, the more chance there is of stubbing your toe, but the more chance you have of getting somewhere.
Charles Kettering
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Charles Kettering
Problems are the price of progress. Don't bring me anything but trouble. Good news weakens me.
Charles Kettering
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Charles Kettering
The world hates change, yet it is the only thing that has brought progress.
Charles Kettering
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Thomas A. Edison
Show me a thoroughly satisfied man and I will show you a failure.
Thomas A. Edison
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Charles Kettering
The only difference between a problem and a solution is that people understand the solution.
Charles Kettering
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Charles Kettering
If you want to kill any idea in the world, get a committee working on it.
Charles Kettering
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I feel sorry for the person who can't get genuinely excited about his work. Not only will he never be satisfied, but he will never achieve anything worthwhile.
Walter Chrysler
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Let architects sing of aesthetics that bring Rich clients in hordes to their knees; Just give me a home, in a great circle dome Where stresses and strains are at ease.
Richard Fuller
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No flying machine will ever fly from New York to Paris.
Orville Wright
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In almost every survey of consumers, they say they don't mind spending money. What they hate is the shopping experience.
Alan Bush
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Charles Kettering
Inventing is a combination of brains and materials. The more brains you use, the less material you need.
Charles Kettering
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Charles Kettering
Keep on going, and the chances are that you will stumble on something, perhaps when you are least expecting it. I never heard of anyone ever stumbling on something sitting down.
Charles Kettering
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Today's scientists have substituted mathematics for experiments, and they wander off through equation after equation, and eventually build a structure which has no relation to reality.
Nikola Tesla
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Thomas A. Edison
There will one day spring from the brain of science a machine or force so fearful in its potentialities, so absolutely terrifying, that even man, the fighter, who will dare torture and death in order to inflict torture and death, will be appalled, and so abandon war forever.
Thomas A. Edison
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Wilbur Wright
It is possible to fly without motors, but not without knowledge and skill.
Wilbur Wright
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Go, forget me - why should sorrow, O'er that brow a shadow fling? Go, forget me - and to-morrow, brightly smile and sweetly sing. Smile - though I shall not be near thee; Sing - though I shall never hear thee.
Charles Wolfe
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Thomas A. Edison
The best thinking has been done in solitude. The worst has been done in turmoil.
Thomas A. Edison
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Mariah Carey
I always felt like the rug could be pulled out from under me at anytime. And coming from a racially mixed background, I always felt like I didn't really fit in anywhere.
Mariah Carey
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Charles Kettering
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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My ideas have undergone a process of emergence by emergency. When they are needed badly enough, they are accepted.
Richard Fuller
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