Henry Ford Quotes

1863 - 1947
Henry Ford

Henry Ford was an American industrialist and pioneer of the assembly-line production method. He was the founder of the Ford Motor Co. One of many achievements of Henry Ford was the introduction of the Model T car!


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


I have tried to live my life as my mother would have wished. She taught me as a boy that service is the highest duty in the world. I have tried to follow her teaching.
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Mother   |  


The generations that grew up on McGuffey did better in common sense and common honesty. There is no escape from the need for moral precepts. The truths of life should be stated simply, clearly, and often to children.
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Common Sense   |  


I have followed many a weary mile behind a plough and I know all the drudgery of it. When very young I suspected that much might somehow be done in a better way.
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Change   |  


Make your program so long and so hard that the people who praise you will always seem to be talking about something very trivial in comparison to what you are really trying to do. Get a good start on it. Then you will be free to work. And, being free to work, you will have achieved the truest success and satisfaction.
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Achievement   |  


The only real mistake is the one from which we learn nothing.
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Knowledge   |  


Those who walk with God, always reach their destination.
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God   |  


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.
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Attitude   |  


A bore is a person who opens his mouth and puts his feats in it.
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Funny   |  


An idea is not necessarily good because it is old, or necessarily bad because it is new, but if an old idea works, then the weight of the evidence is all in its favor. Ideas are of themselves extraordinarily valuable, but an idea is just an idea. Almost any one can think up an idea. The thing that counts is developing it into a practical product.
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Action   |  


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.
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Success   |  


You can't build a reputation on what you're going to do.
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Character   |  


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


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.
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Enthusiasm; |  


Money the root of all evil, unless used for good purpose.
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Purpose   |  


A business that makes nothing but money is a poor kind of business.
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Funny Quotes about Life   |  


Even a mistake may turn out to be the one thing necessary to a worthwhile achievement.
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Mistake   |  


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


One of the great discoveries a man makes, one of his great surprises, is to find he can do what he was afraid he couldn't do. Most of the bars we beat against are in ourselves - we put them there, and we can take them down.
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Believe In Yourself   |


Failure is the opportunity to begin again more intelligently.
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Failure   |  


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


Whatever you have, you must either use or lose.
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Words of Encouragement   |  


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


Quality means doing it right when no one is looking.
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Famous Quotes  |


An idealist is a person who helps other people to be prosperous.
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Helping Others   |  


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.
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Wealth   |  


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


Time and money spent in helping people to do more for themselves is far better than mere giving.
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Giving   |  


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

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