Henry Ford Quotes

“Education is preeminently a matter of quality, not amount”
-Henry Ford

 

 

 

“Any man can learn anything he will, but no man can teach except to those who want to learn.”
-Henry Ford

 

 

 

“The short successes that can be gained in a brief time and without difficulty, are not worth much.”
-Henry Ford

 

 

 

“Nothing can be made except by makers, nothing can be managed except by managers. Money cannot make anything and money cannot manage anything.”
-Henry Ford

 

 

 

“We are entering an era when we shall create resources which shall be so constantly renewed that the only loss will be not to use them. There will be such a plenteous supply of heat, light and power, that it will be a sin not to use all we want. This era is coming now. And it is coming by way of Water”
-Henry Ford

 

 

“Two classes of people lose money; those who are too weak to guard what they have; those who win money by trick. They both lose in the end.”
-Henry Ford

 

 

 

“When people are ‘stung’ in false investment schemes there are three causes; greed of something for nothing; sheer inability to know their mind; or infantile trustfulness.”
-Henry Ford

 

 

“What right have you, save service to the world, to think that other men’s labor should contribute to your gains?”
-Henry Ford

 

 

 

“The remains of the old must be decently laid away; the path of the new prepared. That is the difference between Revolution and Progress.”
-Henry Ford

 

 

 

“Most people think that faith means believing something; oftener it means trying something, giving it a chance to prove itself”
-Henry Ford

 

 

 

“It is regrettable that people think about our monetary system, and of our economic structure, only in times of depression.”
-Henry Ford

 

 

 

“The only prosperity the people can afford to be satisfied with is the kind that lasts”
-Henry Ford

 

 

 

“The gifted man bears his gifts into the world, not for his own benefit, but for the people among whom he is placed; for the gifts are not his, he himself is a gift to the community.”
-Henry Ford

 

 

 

 

“People are never so likely to be wrong as when they are organized. And they never have so little freedom. Perhaps that is why the people at large keep their freedom. People can be manipulated only when they are organized.”
-Henry Ford

 

 

 

“The most closely organized groups and movements in the world are those which have been the least friendly to the people’s progress and liberty.”
-Henry Ford

 

 

 

“With all the wealth of the world at hand, there are human beings who hunger, whole nations who suffer cold. The judgment for this condition, for misusing Nature’s gifts, is the judgment upon man’s failure, man’s unsteadiness. Leadership is the thing.”
-Henry Ford

 

 

 

“Profits made out of the distress of the people are always much smaller than profits made out of the most lavish service of the people at the lowest prices that competent management can make possible”
-Henry Ford

 

 

 

 

“Our modern industrialism, changed to motives of public service, will provide means to remove every injustice that gives soil for prejudice”
-Henry Ford

 

 

 

“Many people are busy trying to find better ways of doing things that should not have to be done at all. There is no progress in merely finding a better way to do a useless thing.”
-Henry Ford

 

 

 

“Politics in the true sense, have to do with the prosperity, peace and security of the people.”
-Henry Ford

 

 

 

“If a young man wants to fit himself for the Politics of tomorrow, let him fit himself into essential industry for the purpose of learning how best to conduct it for the whole public good.”
-Henry Ford

 

 

 

“Be ready to revise any system, scrap any method, abandon any theory, if the success of the job requires it.”
-Henry Ford

 

 

 

“We are here for experience, and experience is a preparation to know the Truth when we meet it.”
-Henry Ford

 

 

 

“Competition whose motive is merely to compete, to drive some other fellow out, never carries very far.”
-Henry Ford

 

 

 

“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.”
-Henry Ford

 

 

 

“Businesses that grow by development and improvement do not die.”
-Henry Ford

 

 

 

“There is no failure except failure to serve one’s purpose.”
-Henry Ford

 

 

 

“Thinking calls for facts; facts are found by digging; but he who has gathered this wealth is well equipped for life.”
-Henry Ford

 

 

 

“Experience is the harvest of life, and every harvest is the result of a sowing. The experience which young people must crave is that of success in some service for which they are naturally fitted.”
-Henry Ford

 

 

 

 

“There is safety in small beginnings and there is unlimited capital in the experience gained by growing.”
-Henry Ford

 

 

 

“Progress is a new season and the rule of progress is everything in its season.”
-Henry Ford

 

 

 

“We live in an era of tremendous facts. And the facts are facts. They are also unpleasant facts, which does not decrease their factual percentage one bit. Our job is to understand them, to recognize their presence, to learn if we can what they signify and not to fall into the error of minimizing facts because they have a bitter flavor.”
-Henry Ford

 

 

 

 

“Of all the follies the elder generation falls victim to this is the most foolish, namely, the constant criticism of the younger element who will not be and cannot be like ourselves because we and they are different tribes produced of different elements in the great spirit of Time.”
-Henry Ford

 

 

 

“..The philosophy of life indicates that our principal business on this planet is the gaining of experience.”
-Henry Ford

 

 

 

“If the people really set their minds on anything it is impossible to prevent their getting what they want.”
-Henry Ford

 

 

 

“..Yet if today has no meaning, the past was a Blank and the future is a Chaos.”
-Henry Ford

 

 

 

 

 

“Work mixed with management becomes not only easier but more profitable. The time is past when anyone can boast about ‘hard work’ without having a corresponding result to show for it.”
-Henry Ford

 

 

 

 

“Christmas stands for the human factor which makes life tolerable midst the hurry of commerce and production. All of us need the annealing effect of Christ’s example to relieve the hardening we get in the daily struggle for material success.”
-Henry Ford

 

 

 

 

“The world is held together by the mass of honest folk who do their daily tasks, tend their own spot in the world, and have faith that at last the Right will come fully into its own. ”
-Henry Ford

 

 

 

 

“I do not believe that material accumulation is the whole of success, and on the other hand I do not believe that true success ever excludes a sufficient possession of wealth-but wealth as a means, not as an end.”
-Henry Ford

 

 

 

 

“One needs to be successful in the conventional way to learn just how far away from success it may be.”
-Henry Ford

 

 

 

“I will build a motor car for the great multitude…constructed of the best materials, by the best men to be hired, after the simplest designs that modern engineering can devise…so low in price that no man making a good salary will be unable to own one-and enjoy with his family the blessing of hours of pleasure in God’s great open spaces.”
-Henry Ford

 

 

 

“Youth should not be slandered. Boy nature and girl nature are less repressed and therefore more wholesome today than before. If they at times seem unimpressed by their elders, it is probably because we make a matter of authority what should be a matter of conference. These young people are new people sent to this scene by Destiny to take our places. They come with new visions to fulfill, new powers to exploit.”
-Henry Ford

 

 

 

 

“An imitation may be quite successful in its own way, but imitation can never be Success. Success is a first-hand creation.”
-Henry Ford

 

 

 

“The most dangerous notion a young man can acquire is that there is no more room for originality. There is no large room for anything else.”
-Henry Ford

 

 

 

“Little difficulties are made to swell until they fill our horizon while the real big blessings of life are dwindled down to nothing.”
-Henry Ford

 

 

 

“Nations are great as they are prosperous as they are industrious as they are just.”
-Henry Ford

 

 

 

“There is nothing ever wrong with ability, ambition, achievement; but they can easily be wronged by being used to bad ends.”
-Henry Ford

 

 

 

“To be good is not enough; a man must be good for something”
-Henry Ford

 

 

 

“The sense of injustice, more than the unjust condition itself, is what wears on men’s minds.”
-Henry Ford

 

 

 

“The partnership of mind and matter is one which has existed since the beginning of time and cannot be dissolved.”
-Henry Ford

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