Henry Ford quotes

Born
July 30, 1863 Greenfield Township, Michigan, US

Died
April 7, 1947.

Occupation
Business magnate.

Henry Ford was an American business magnate and the founder of the Ford Motor Company.

If I had asked people what they wanted, they would have said faster horses.
– Henry Ford
An idealist is a person who helps other people to be prosperous.
– Henry Ford
A market is never saturated with a good product, but it is very quickly saturated with a bad one.
– Henry Ford
There is no man living that can not do more than he thinks he can.
– Henry Ford
If you think you can do a thing or think you can’t do a thing, you’re right.
– Henry Ford
History is more or less bunk.
– Henry Ford
Even a mistake may turn out to be the one thing necessary to a worthwhile achievement.
– Henry Ford
I am looking for a lot of men who have an infinite capacity to not know what can’t be done.
– Henry Ford
Money is like an arm or leg – use it or lose it.
– Henry Ford
Failure is simply the opportunity to begin again, this time more intelligently.
– Henry Ford
Whether you believe you can do a thing or not, you are right.
– Henry Ford
Don’t find fault, find a remedy.
– Henry Ford
Most people spend more time and energy going around problems than in trying to solve them.
– Henry Ford
Speculation is only a word covering the making of money out of the manipulation of prices, instead of supplying goods and services.
– Henry Ford
The highest use of capital is not to make more money, but to make money do more for the betterment of life.
– Henry Ford
Before everything else, getting ready is the secret of success.
– Henry Ford
If everyone is moving forward together, then success takes care of itself.
– Henry Ford
As we advance in life we learn the limits of our abilities.
– Henry Ford
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.
– Henry Ford
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
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.
– Henry Ford
Competition is the keen cutting edge of business, always shaving away at costs.
– Henry Ford
Exercise is bunk. If you are healthy, you don’t need it: if you are sick you should not take it.
– Henry Ford
A bore is a person who opens his mouth and puts his feats in it.
– Henry Ford
Nothing is particularly hard if you divide it into small jobs.
– Henry Ford
When everything seems to be going against you, remember that the airplane takes off against the wind, not with it.
– Henry Ford
You can’t build a reputation on what you are going to do.
– Henry Ford
Whether you think that you can, or that you can’t, you are usually right.
– Henry Ford
My best friend is the one who brings out the best in me.
– Henry Ford
A business that makes nothing but money is a poor business.
– Henry Ford
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.
– Henry Ford
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.
– Henry Ford
It has been my observation that most people get ahead during the time that others waste.
– Henry Ford
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.
– Henry Ford
I cannot discover that anyone knows enough to say definitely what is and what is not possible.
– Henry Ford