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If you have always done it that way, it is probably wrong.
You can't have a better tomorrow if you are thinking about yesterday all the time.
People are very open-minded about new things. As long as they are exactly like the old ones.
An inventor is simply a fellow who doesn't take his education too seriously.
The future can be anything we want it to be, providing we have the faith and that we realize that peace, no less than war, required blood and sweat and tears.
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.
When I was research head of General Motors and wanted a problem solved, I'd place a table outside the meeting room with a sign: LEAVE SLIDE RULES HERE! If I didn't do that, I'd find some engineer reaching for his slide rule. Then he'd be on his feet saying, Boss you can't do that.
If a fellow wants to be a nobody in the business world, let him neglect sending the mail man to somebody on his behalf.
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.
The opportunities of man are limited only by his imagination.
But so few have imagination that there are ten thousand fiddlers to one composer.
We often say that the biggest job we have is to teach a newly hired employee to fail intelligently... to experiment over and over again and to keep on trying and failing until he learns what will work.
There is a great difference between knowing and understanding: you can know a lot about something and not really understand it.
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.