Best quotes by the American Industrialist Henry Ford

Failure is simply the opportunity to begin again, this time more intelligently.
  • intelligence

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.
  • age

My best friend is the one who brings out the best in me.
  • Friends

Chop your own wood, and it will warm you twice.
  • Goodness



Coming together is a beginning; keeping together is progress; working together is success.
  • success

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.
  • knowledge

Vision without execution is just hallucination.
  • execution

Don't find fault, find a remedy; anybody can complain.
  • anybody

The whole secret of a successful life is to find out what is one's destiny to do, and then do it.
  • destiny

To do more for the world than the world does for you - that is success.
  • success

Don't find fault, find a remedy.
  • Mistakes

Coming together is a beginning, staying together is progress, and working together is success.
  • Teamwork

Whether you think you can, or you think you can't--you're right.
  • thinking

The whole secret of a successful life is to find out what is one's destiny to do & then do it.
  • life

You can't build a reputation on what you are going to do.
  • motivational

A business that makes nothing but money is a poor kind of business.
  • Business

Thinking is the hardest work there is, which is the probable reason so few engage in it.
  • Work

Whether you believe you can do a thing or not, you are right.
  • Confidence

You can't build a reputation on what you're going to do.
  • Ambition

Nothing is particularly hard if you divide it into small jobs.
  • Simplicity

He can who thinks he can, and he can't who thinks he can't. This is an inexorable, indisputable law.
  • Belief

Obstacles are those frightful things you see when you take your eyes off your goal.
  • Goals

It has been my observation that most people get ahead during the time that others waste.
  • Time

Whether you think you can or whether you think you can't, you're right!
  • Ability

It is not the employer who pays wages -- he only handles the money. It is the product who pays the wages.
  • Business

There are no big problems, there are just a lot of little problems.
  • Problems

Failure is only the opportunity to begin again more intelligently.
  • Failure

Money is like an arm or leg -- use it or lose it.
  • Money

There is no man living who isn't capable of doing more than he thinks he can do.
  • Potential

Quality means doing it right when no one is looking.
  • looking


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Henry Ford business quotes

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A business that makes nothing but money is a poor kind of business.
  • Business

It is not the employer who pays wages -- he only handles the money. It is the product who pays the wages.
  • Business

Competition is the keen cutting edge of business, always shaving away at costs.
  • Business

I do not believe a man can ever leave his business. He ought to think of it by day and dream of it by night.
  • Business

It doesn't matter to me if a man is from Harvard or Sing Sing. We hire the man, not his history.
  • Business

Business is never so healthy as when, like a chicken, it must do a certain amount of scratching around for what it gets.
  • Business

A business that makes nothing but money is a poor business.
  • money

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.
  • bothers

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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.
  • knowledge

Whether you think you can or whether you think you can't, you're right!
  • Ability

It is all one to me if a man comes from Sing Sing Prison or Harvard. We hire a man, not his history.
  • Ability

The question Who ought to be boss? is like as Who ought to be the tenor in the quartet? Obviously, the man who can sing tenor.
  • Ability

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.
  • ability

The only real security that a man can have in this world is a reserve of knowledge, experience and ability.
  • knowledge

Whether you think you can or you think you can’t, you’re right.
  • will

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There is no man living who isn't capable of doing more than he thinks he can do.
  • Potential

I am looking for a lot of men who have an infinite capacity to not know what can't be done.
  • Potential

I cannot discover that anyone knows enough to say definitely what is and what is not possible.
  • Potential

What's right about America is that although we have a mess of problems, we have great capacity, intellect and resources -- to do something about them.
  • Potential

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Thinking is the hardest work there is, which is the probable reason so few engage in it.
  • Work

The object of living is work, experience, happiness. There is joy in work. All that money can do is buy us someone else's work in exchange for our own. There is no happiness except in the realization that we have accomplished something.
  • Work

There is joy in work. There is no happiness except in the realization that we have accomplished something.
  • work

Thinking is the hardest work there is, which is probably the reason why so few engage in it.
  • engage

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Quality means doing it right when no one is looking.
  • looking

Whether you think that you can, or that you can't, you are usually right.
  • right

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.
  • america

If you think you can do a thing or think you can't do a thing, you're right.
  • leadership

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Anyone who stops learning is old, whether at 20 or 80. Anyone who keeps learning stays young.
  • Learning

Never complain. Never explain.
  • Pessimism

When I can't handle events, I let them handle themselves.
  • Problems

Most people spend more time and energy going around problems than in trying to solve them.
  • Problems



If everyone is moving forward together, then success takes care of itself.
  • people

Integrity is crucial for business success - once you can fake that, you've got it made.
  • Honor

Even a mistake may turn out to be the one thing necessary to a worthwhile achievement.
  • Mistakes

It is all one to me if a man comes from Sing Sing Prison or Harvard. We hire a man, not his history.
  • Ability

Time and money spent in helping men to do more for themselves is far better than mere giving.
  • Leadership

The question Who ought to be boss? is like as Who ought to be the tenor in the quartet? Obviously, the man who can sing tenor.
  • Ability

A bore is a person who opens his mouth and puts his feats in it.
  • Boredom

If you take all the experience and judgment of men over fifty out of the world, there wouldn't be enough left to run it.
  • Experience

I am looking for a lot of men who have an infinite capacity to not know what can't be done.
  • Potential

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.
  • Success

When everything seems to be going against you, remember that the airplane takes off against the wind, not with it.
  • against

If I had asked people what they wanted, they would have said faster horses.
  • progress

The highest use of capital is not to make more money, but to make money do to more for the betterment of life.
  • Money

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.
  • ability

Whether you think that you can, or that you can't, you are usually right.
  • right

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.
  • finance

Competition is the keen cutting edge of business, always shaving away at costs.
  • Business

I do not believe a man can ever leave his business. He ought to think of it by day and dream of it by night.
  • Business

It doesn't matter to me if a man is from Harvard or Sing Sing. We hire the man, not his history.
  • Business

I cannot discover that anyone knows enough to say definitely what is and what is not possible.
  • Potential

The only real security that a man can have in this world is a reserve of knowledge, experience and ability.
  • knowledge

Obstacles are those things you see when you take your eyes off the goal.
  • goal

Life is a series of experiences, each one of which makes us bigger, even though sometimes it is hard to realize this. For the world was built to develop character, and we must learn that the setbacks and grieves which we endure help us in our marching onward.
  • Adversity

Speculation is only a word covering the making of money out of the manipulation of prices, instead of supplying goods and services.
  • Assumptions

Business is never so healthy as when, like a chicken, it must do a certain amount of scratching around for what it gets.
  • Business

You can do anything if you have enthusiasm. Enthusiasm is the yeast that makes your hopes rise to the stars. With it, there is accomplishment. Without it there are only alibis.
  • Determination

Enthusiasm is the yeast that makes your hopes shine to the stars. Enthusiasm is the sparkle in your eyes, the swing in your gait. The grip of your hand, the irresistible surge of will and energy to execute your ideas.
  • Enthusiasm

The best we can do is size up the chances, calculate the risks involved, estimate our ability to deal with them, and then make our plans with confidence.
  • Excellence

Exercise is bunk. If you are healthy you don't need it. If you are sick you shouldn't take it.
  • Exercise

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.
  • Fear

There are two fools in this world. One is the millionaire who thinks that by hoarding money he can somehow accumulate real power, and the other is the penniless reformer who thinks that if only he can take the money from one class and give it to another, all the world's ills will be cured.
  • Fools

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.
  • God

History is more or less bunk.
  • History

An idealist is a person who helps other people to be prosperous.
  • Idealism

The high wage begins down in the shop. If it is not created there it cannot get into pay envelopes. There will never be a system invented which will do away with the necessity for work.
  • Money

What's right about America is that although we have a mess of problems, we have great capacity, intellect and resources -- to do something about them.
  • Potential

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.
  • Quality

If you think of standardization as the best that you know today, but which is to be improved tomorrow; you get somewhere.
  • Quality

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.
  • Responsibility

Many people think that by hoarding money they are gaining safety for themselves. if money is your ONLY hope for independence, you will never have it. The only real security that a person can have in this world is a reserve of knowledge, experience, and ability. Without these qualities, money is practically useless.
  • Security

A business absolutely devoted to service will have only one worry about profits. They will be embarrassingly large.
  • Service

The object of living is work, experience, happiness. There is joy in work. All that money can do is buy us someone else's work in exchange for our own. There is no happiness except in the realization that we have accomplished something.
  • Work

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.
  • america

A business that makes nothing but money is a poor business.
  • money

Capital punishment is as fundamentally wrong as a cure for crime as charity is wrong as a cure for poverty.
  • capital

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.
  • dam

Wealth, like happiness, is never attained when sought after directly. It comes as a by-product of providing a useful service.
  • attained

Any colour - so long as it's black.
  • black

Before everything else, getting ready is the secret of success.
  • getting

It is not the employer who pays the wages. Employers only handle the money. It is the customer who pays the wages.
  • customer

There is joy in work. There is no happiness except in the realization that we have accomplished something.
  • work

If you think you can do a thing or think you can't do a thing, you're right.
  • leadership

Thinking is the hardest work there is, which is probably the reason why so few engage in it.
  • engage

A market is never saturated with a good product, but it is very quickly saturated with a bad one.
  • bad

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.
  • bothers

Exercise is bunk. If you are healthy, you don't need it: if you are sick you should not take it.
  • bunk

Money is like an arm or leg - use it or lose it.
  • arm

Thinking is the hardest work there is, which is probably the reason so few engage in it.
  • thinking

Whether you think you can or you think you can’t, you’re right.
  • will

It's been my observation that most people get ahead during the time that others waste time.
  • observation

Most people get ahead during the time that others waste.
  • time

Givers have to set limits because takers rarely do.
  • takers

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