Henry Ford quotes talk about his views on business and how he viewed many issues that existed in his day. He talked about money and its sometimes negative impact, he also shares some philosophy that sounded at times like an old proverbs. Many of his quotes are filled with wisdom and are considered sound business principles. A media outlet believed that Elon Musk who runs Tesla can learn from a man like Ford.
Henry Ford Wiki
Henry Ford was an American industrialist and a business magnate. He was the founder of the Ford Motor Company that manufactured the famous Ford T automobiles in the early 1900s. His company built the limousine that Franklin D Roosevelt rode in as President at the time. He also sponsored what eventually became the mass production line for making automobiles at a faster pace. Below are a number of his quotes.
Best Henry Ford Quotes
“Whether you think you can, or you think you can't--you're right."
“Anyone who stops learning is old, whether at twenty or eighty. Anyone who keeps learning stays young."
“You can't build a reputation on what you are going to do."
“Failure is only the opportunity more intelligently to begin again.”
“My best friend is the one who brings out the best in me.”
"Don't find fault, find a remedy; anybody can complain."
“If I had asked people what they wanted, they would have said faster horses."
“Obstacles are those frightful things you see when you take your eyes off your goals.."
“The only real mistake is the one from which we learn nothing."
“Vision without execution is just hallucination."
“Any customer can have a car painted any colour that he wants so long as it is black."
“Thinking is the hardest work there is, which is probably the reason so few engage in it.”
“When everything seem to be going against you, remember that the airplane takes off against the wind, not with it ...."
“It has been my observation that most people get ahead during the time that others waste."
“Coming together is the beginning. Keeping together is progress. Working together is success."
“Chop your own wood and it will warm you twice."
“Quality means doing it right when no one is looking."
“Nothing is particularly hard if you divide it into small jobs"
“One of the greatest discoveries a person makes, one of their great surprises, is to find they can do what they were afraid they couldn't do."
"Most people spend more time and energy going around problems than in trying to solve them."
“If money is your hope for independence, you will never have it. The only real security that a man can have in this world is a reserve of knowledge, experience and ability."
“You can't learn in school what the world is going to do next year."
"The whole secret of a successful life is to find out what is one's destiny to do, and then do it."
“You say I started out with practically nothing, but that isn't correct. We all start with all there is, it's how we use it that makes things possible."