Henry Ford Quotes

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  • The people must be helped to think naturally about money. They must be told what it is, and what makes it money, and what are the possible tricks of the present system which put nations and peoples under control of the few.

    Henry Ford (2015). “My Life and Work: Top Biography”, p.121, 谷月社
  • To lift farm drudgery off flesh and blood and lay it on steel and motors has been my most constant ambition

    Henry Ford (2015). “My Life and Work: Top Biography”, p.18, 谷月社
  • The cure for materialism is to have enough for everybody and to share. When people are sure of having what they need they cease to think about it.

  • Hard knocks have a place and value, but hard thinking goes farther in less time.

  • Competition whose motive is merely to compete, to drive some other fellow out, never carries very far.

  • The greatest thing in life is to keep your mind young.

  • I invented nothing new. I simply assembled the discoveries of other men behind whom were centuries of work. Had I worked fifty or ten or even five years before, I would have failed. So it is with every new thing. Progress happens when all the factors that make for it are ready, and then it is inevitable. To teach that a comparatively few men are responsible for the greatest forward steps of mankind is the worst sort of nonsense.

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

  • Every depression is a challenge to every manufacturer to put more brains into his business.

    Henry Ford (2015). “My Life and Work: Top Biography”, p.92, 谷月社
  • 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.

  • There is fuel in every bit of vegetable matter that can be fermented. There's enough alcohol in one year's yield of an acre of potatoes to drive the machinery necessary to cultivate the fields for a hundred years.

  • Women do not win formula one races, because they simply are not strong enough to resist the G-forces. In the boardroom, it is different. I believe women are better able to marshal their thoughts than men and because they are less egotistical they make fewer assumptions.

  • Too many men are afraid of being fools.

    Henry Ford (1922). “Ford Ideals: Being a Selection from "Mr. Ford's Page" in The Dearborn Independent”
  • The man who is too set to change is dead already. The funeral is a mere detail.

    Henry Ford, Rose Wilder Lane, Samuel Crowther “The Story of Henry Ford - An American Dream Cone True”, Lulu.com
  • Failure is the chance to do it better next time.

  • I'll sleep well tonight

  • A business which can bring itself to the point where it attracts the attention of money should be able to continue on its own feet without being financed.

    Henry Ford (2006). “The Great To-Day and Greater Future”, p.40, Cosimo, Inc.
  • Business must be run at a profit, else it will die. But when anyone tries to run a business solely for profit, then also the business must die, for it no longer has a reason for existence.

    "How to live long and prosper" by Simon Caulkin, www.theguardian.com. July 13, 2002.
  • Greatest thing in life is experience. Even mistakes have value.

  • Progress is not made by pulling off a series of stunts. Each step has to be regulated. A man cannot expect to progress without thinking.

    Henry Ford (2015). “My Life and Work: Top Biography”, p.90, 谷月社
  • The whole secret of a successful life is to find out what is one's destiny to do, and then do it.

    Henry Ford (1922). “Ford Ideals: Being a Selection from "Mr. Ford's Page" in The Dearborn Independent”
  • Merely gathering knowledge may become the most useless work a man can do. What can you do to help and heal the world? That is the educational test.

    Henry Ford (2015). “My Life and Work: Top Biography”, p.168, 谷月社
  • Nothing is particularly hard if you divide it into small jobs.

    Quoted in Reader's Digest, Mar. 1934
  • Old men are always advising young men to save money. That is bad advice. Don't save every nickel. Invest in yourself. I never saved a dollar until I was forty years old.

  • Why should I clutter my mind with general information when I have men around me who can supply any knowledge I need?

  • Luck and destiny are the excuses of the world's failures.

  • I was happier when I was doing a mechanic's job.

  • Money the root of all evil, unless used for good purpose

  • Every object tells a story if you know how to read it.

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

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    Henry Ford

    • Born: July 30, 1863
    • Died: April 7, 1947
    • Occupation: Industrialist