Quotes By Henry Ford

Date of Birth: July 30, 1863    Date of Death: April 7, 1947

Henry Ford was the founder of the American Ford Motor Company and father of modern assembly lines. Henry Ford's introduction of the Model T automobile revolutionized transportation in America. Below is a compilation of famous Henry Ford quotes.


A business that makes nothing but money is a poor business.  ~ Henry Ford

As we advance in life we learn the limits of our abilities.  ~ Henry Ford

Thinking is the hardest work there is, which is probably the reason why so few engage in it.  ~ Henry Ford

Business is never so healthy as when, like a chicken, it must do a certain amount of scratching around for what it gets.  ~ Henry Ford

There is no man living that can not do more than he thinks he can.  ~ Henry Ford

An idealist is a person who helps other people to be prosperous.  ~ Henry Ford

Don't find fault, find a remedy.  ~ 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

Obstacles are those frightful things you see when you take your eyes off your goal.  ~ Henry Ford

Most people spend more time and energy going around problems than in trying to solve them.  ~ Henry Ford

If everyone is moving forward together, then success takes care of itself.  ~ 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

You can't learn in school what the world is going to do next year.  ~ Henry Ford

There is joy in work. There is no happiness except in the realization that we have accomplished something.  ~ Henry Ford

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

Even a mistake may turn out to be the one thing necessary to a worthwhile achievement.  ~ Henry Ford

It has been my observation that most people get ahead during the time that others waste.  ~ Henry Ford

Quality means doing it right when no one is looking.  ~ Henry Ford

It is well enough that people of the nation do not understand our banking and monetary system, for if they did, I believe there would be a revolution before tomorrow morning.  ~ Henry Ford

The only real mistake is the one from which we learn nothing.  ~ Henry Ford

You can't build a reputation on what you are going to do.  ~ Henry Ford

Time and money spent in helping men to do more for themselves is far better than mere giving.  ~ Henry Ford

My best friend is the one who brings out the best in me.  ~ Henry Ford

Capital punishment is as fundamentally wrong as a cure for crime as charity is wrong as a cure for poverty.  ~ Henry Ford

Wealth, like happiness, is never attained when sought after directly. It comes as a by-product of providing a useful service.  ~ Henry Ford

If money is your hope for independence you will never have it. The only real security that a man will have in this world is a reserve of knowledge, experience, and ability.  ~ Henry Ford

Before everything else, getting ready is the secret of success.  ~ Henry Ford

Life is a series of experiences, 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

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

Anyone who stops learning is old, whether at twenty or eighty. Anyone who keeps learning stays young.  ~ Henry Ford

If I had asked people what they wanted, they would have said faster horses.  ~ Henry Ford

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.  ~ Henry Ford

Vision without execution is just hallucination.  ~ Henry Ford

New York is a different country. Maybe it ought to have a separate government. Everybody thinks differently, they just don’t know what the hell the rest of the United States is.  ~ Henry Ford

The whole secret of a successful life is to find out what is one's destiny to do, and then do it.  ~ Henry Ford

Failure is simply the opportunity to begin again, this time more intelligently.  ~ Henry Ford

I cannot discover that anyone knows enough to say definitely what is and what is not possible.  ~ Henry Ford

If you think you can do a thing or think you can't do a thing, you're right.  ~ Henry Ford

Coming together is a beginning; keeping together is progress; working together is success.  ~ Henry Ford

It is not the employer who pays the wages. Employers only handle the money. It is the customer who pays the wages.  ~ Henry Ford

A market is never saturated with a good product, but it is very quickly saturated with a bad one.  ~ Henry Ford

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