50 Inspiring Quotes by Henry Ford

50 Quotes by Henry Ford
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Henry Ford was an American Industrialist and a visionary who made the first commercially available automobile. He is well know as the founder of Ford Motor Company which he started at the age of 40 in 1903.

Before Ford Motor Company he worked for Edison Illuminating Company for 10 years. His introduction of Model T, first model by the company, revolutsonarized American and transportation industry.


50 Inspiring Quotes by Henry Ford:

1. “My best friend is the one who brings out the best in me.” – Henry Ford

2. “Coming together is a beginning; keeping together is progress; working together is success.” – Henry Ford

3. “Failure is simply the opportunity to begin again, this time more intelligently.” – Henry Ford

4. “Obstacles are those frightful things you see when you take your eyes off your goal.” – Henry Ford

5. “If you think you can do a thing or think you can’t do a thing, you’re right.” – Henry Ford

6. “If everyone is moving forward together, then success takes care of itself.” – Henry Ford

7. “When everything seems to be going against you, remember that the airplane takes off against the wind, not with it.” – Henry Ford

8. “If there is any one secret of success, it lies in the ability to get the other person’s point of view and see things from that person’s angle as well as from your own.” – Henry Ford

9. “Quality means doing it right when no one is looking.” – Henry Ford

10. “Thinking is the hardest work there is, which is probably the reason why so few engage in it.” – Henry Ford

11. “Money is like an arm or leg – use it or lose it.” – Henry Ford

12. “A business that makes nothing but money is a poor business.” – Henry Ford

13. “Don’t find fault, find a remedy.” – Henry Ford

14. “I believe God is managing affairs and that He doesn’t need any advice from me. With God in charge, I believe everything will work out for the best in the end. So what is there to worry about.” – Henry Ford

15. “Before everything else, getting ready is the secret of success.” – Henry Ford

16. “Most people spend more time and energy going around problems than in trying to solve them.” – Henry Ford

17. “Exercise is bunk. If you are healthy, you don’t need it: if you are sick you should not take it.” – Henry Ford

18. “A market is never saturated with a good product, but it is very quickly saturated with a bad one.” – Henry Ford

19. “An idealist is a person who helps other people to be prosperous.” – Henry Ford

20. “You can’t build a reputation on what you are going to do.” – Henry Ford

21. “It has been my observation that most people get ahead during the time that others waste.” – Henry Ford

22. “There is no man living that can not do more than he thinks he can.” – Henry Ford

23. “Anyone who stops learning is old, whether at twenty or eighty. Anyone who keeps learning stays young. The greatest thing in life is to keep your mind young.” – Henry Ford

24. “Life is a series of experiences, each one of which makes us bigger, even though sometimes it is hard to realize this.” – Henry Ford

25. “There are no big problems, there are just a lot of little problems.” – Henry Ford

26. “You will find men who want to be carried on the shoulders of others, who think that the world owes them a living. They don’t seem to see that we must all lift together and pull together.” – Henry Ford

27. “Wealth, like happiness, is never attained when sought after directly. It comes as a by-product of providing a useful service.” – Henry Ford

28. “It is not the employer who pays the wages. Employers only handle the money. It is the customer who pays the wages.” – Henry Ford

29. “There is joy in work. There is no happiness except in the realization that we have accomplished something.” – Henry Ford

30. “It is well enough that people of the nation do not understand our banking and monetary system, for if they did, I believe there would be a revolution before tomorrow morning.” – Henry Ford

31. “Nothing is particularly hard if you divide it into small jobs.” – Henry Ford


50 Quotes by Henry Ford

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32. “One of the greatest discoveries a man makes, one of his great surprises, is to find he can do what he was afraid he couldn’t do.” – Henry Ford

33. “If money is your hope for independence you will never have it. The only real security that a man will have in this world is a reserve of knowledge, experience, and ability.” – Henry Ford

34. “Competition is the keen cutting edge of business, always shaving away at costs.” – Henry Ford

35. “A business absolutely devoted to service will have only one worry about profits. They will be embarrassingly large.” – Henry Ford

36. The man who will use his skill and constructive imagination to see how much he can give for a dollar, instead of how little he can give for a dollar, is bound to succeed.” – Henry Ford

37. “You can’t learn in school what the world is going to do next year.” – Henry Ford

38. “I am looking for a lot of men who have an infinite capacity to not know what can’t be done.” – Henry Ford

39. “There is one rule for the industrialist and that is: Make the best quality of goods possible at the lowest cost possible, paying the highest wages possible.” – Henry Ford

40. “The competitor to be feared is one who never bothers about you at all, but goes on making his own business better all the time.” – Henry Ford

41. “We don’t want tradition. We want to live in the present and the only history that is worth a tinker’s dam is the history we make today.” – Henry Ford

42. “As we advance in life we learn the limits of our abilities.” – Henry Ford

43. “Time and money spent in helping men to do more for themselves is far better than mere giving.” – Henry Ford

44. “Even a mistake may turn out to be the one thing necessary to a worthwhile achievement.” – Henry Ford

45. “Business is never so healthy as when, like a chicken, it must do a certain amount of scratching around for what it gets.” – Henry Ford

46. “Speculation is only a word covering the making of money out of the manipulation of prices, instead of supplying goods and services.” – Henry Ford

47. “Whatever you have, you must either use or lose.” – Henry Ford

48. “I cannot discover that anyone knows enough to say definitely what is and what is not possible.” – Henry Ford

49. “What’s right about America is that although we have a mess of problems, we have great capacity – intellect and resources – to do some thing about them.” – Henry Ford

50. “The highest use of capital is not to make more money, but to make money do more for the betterment of life.” – Henry Ford


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