Henry Ford Quotes Page 2

Most people spend more time and energy going around problems than in trying to solve them.
Henry Ford
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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
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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
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Life is a series of experience, each of which makes us bigger even though it is hard to realize this. For the world was built to develop character, and we must learn that the setbacks and griefs which we endure help us in our marching onward.
Henry Ford
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Don't find fault, find a remedy; anybody can complain.
Henry Ford
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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
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Quotes about Henry Ford

Ford had a global vision, with consumerism as the key to peace. His intense commitment to systematically lowering costs resulted in many technical and business innovations, including a franchise system that put dealerships throughout most of North America and in major cities on six continents.
Nikol Vega Canales, All About Henry Ford
Vision   |  


No schoolchild could escape the books and the freight of their message in those expansive, pious postwar decades. Henry Ford loved the readers, and took their precepts, with the possible exception of piety, to heart.
Richard Snow, I Invented the Modern Age: The Rise of Henry Ford
Books   |  


Henry Ford helped people move beyond the horse and the road engine toward a more modern world filled with fast and powerful cars.
Michael Burgan, Who Was Henry Ford?
Helping Others   |  


Henry Ford was always working with machines. On the farm,1 he was more interested in saving energy in the things that needed to be done than to spend useless energy to get them done.
Clinton LeFort, Henry Ford: As People Knew Him
Time   |  


A ruggedly independent, often bullheaded production genius, Ford was full of messages for the world.
Bernard A Weisberger, Henry Ford
Genius   |  


Thus, Henry Ford became an American folk hero because he appreciated both the aspirations and the apprehensions of the American people as they struggled to enter the modern age. He understood their hopes and fears and mediated them through his larger creed of populist, consumerist progress.
Steven Watts, The People's Tycoon: Henry Ford and the American Century
Appreciation   |  


Ford's story of rebellion, flight, and triumph was told thousands of times over as hordes of young men fled the countryside and streamed into urban manufacturing centers. This tidal wave of change, of which young Ford was a part, produced the machine age.
Steven Watts, The People's Tycoon: Henry Ford and the American Century
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Ford's system had an immediate impact far beyond his own industry because of his generosity, for he did not try to safeguard, patent, trademark, or sell it. He gave it away freely to anyone who wanted to learn and use it, causing its influence to spread quickly throughout the world.
Vincent Curcio, Henry Ford (Lives and Legacies Series)
Generosity   |  


And the notion that even the common man could become prosperous seems to have been instilled in him early on. His father thought the miracle of America was that a man could own the land on which he lived and worked; in a far distant time Henry would create a new kind of American miracle: that the commo n man could own, in a new industrial setting, not the means of production, but wondrous new things that he produced by those means, vastly improving his lot in life.
Vincent Curcio, Henry Ford (Lives and Legacies Series)
Life   |  


Ford was a pioneer of "welfare capitalism", designed to improve the lot of his workers. Ford astonished the world in 1914 by offering a $5 per day wage ($120 today), which more than doubled the rate of most of his workers.
Kirov Blago Henry Ford: Quotes and Facts
Work   |  


The friendship between Henry Ford and Thomas Edison, which spanned more than 30 years, is legendary. They encouraged and inspired one another, often helping each other's work.
Jim Dell, Memorable Quotations from Thomas Edison and Henry Ford
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