"My interest is in the future because I am going to spend the rest of my life there."
"The empires of the future are the empires of the mind."Charles Kettering on Winston Churchill
"Every saint has a past and every sinner has a future."Charles Kettering on Oscar Wilde
"Again, you can't connect the dots looking forward you can only connect them looking backwards. So you have to trust that the dots will somehow connect in your future. You have to trust in something - your gut, destiny, life, karma, whatever. This approach has never let me down, and it has made all the difference in my life."Charles Kettering on Steve Jobs
"I never think of the future - it comes soon enough."Charles Kettering on Albert Einstein
"It is not in the stars to hold our destiny but in ourselves."Charles Kettering on William Shakespeare
"High achievement always takes place in the framework of high expectation."
"The world hates change, yet it is the only thing that has brought progress."
"An inventor is simply a fellow who doesn't take his education too seriously."
"It is not a disgrace to fail. Failing is one of the greatest arts in the world."
"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."