Henry Ford Quotes : 56 Motivational Thoughts By Founder Of Ford Motors

henry ford Quotes

Henry Ford was the founder of Ford Motor Company. He brought Model T Automobile which revolutionized the transportation industry since it is affordable to middle class people and contributed in development of assembly line, a technique for mass production.

Henry Ford was passionate and positively committed to make transportation as cheap as possible for people. Due to his out of box thinking and hard work, he took Ford Motor Company to its peak which made him rich and global icon.

Henry Ford donated most of his wealth to Ford Foundation. There is no doubt that Ford was visionary and his contribution has made significant impact. If you are interested to know more about Henry Ford, you can take a look at his autobiography “My Life And Work”.

Henry Ford was true inspirational personality and that’s why i have collected some of the best inspiring thoughts of Henry Ford.

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List of Henry Ford Quotes : 56 Motivational Thoughts By Founder Of Ford Motors

1. “If you think you can do a thing or think you can’t do a thing, you’re right”

~Henry Ford

2. “Failure is simply the opportunity to begin again, this time more intelligently”

~Henry Ford

3. “There is joy in work. There is no happiness except in the realization that we have accomplished something”

~Henry Ford

4. “Worry is the most wasteful thing in the world”

~Henry Ford

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

~Henry Ford

6. “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

7. “Life, as I see it, is not a location, but a journey. Life flows”

~Henry Ford

8. “Before everything else, getting ready is the secret of success”

~Henry Ford

9. “To do more for the world than the world does for you – that is success”

~Henry Ford

10. “The best way to make money in business is not to think too much about making it”

~Henry Ford

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

~Henry Ford

12. “The unhappiest man on earth is the one who has nothing to do”

~Henry Ford

13. “The only real security that a man can have in this world is a reserve of knowledge, experience and ability”

~Henry Ford

14. “The only prosperity the people can afford to be satisfied with is the kind that lasts”

~Henry Ford

15. “The only real mistake is the one from which we learn nothing”

~Henry Ford

16. “As we advance in life we learn the limits of our abilities”

~Henry Ford

17. “Coming together is a beginning, staying together is progress, and working together is success”

~Henry Ford

18. “You can’t build a reputation on what you are going to do”

~Henry Ford

19. “You may think the grass is greener on the other side, but if you take time to water your own grass it would be just as green”

~Henry Ford

20. “Enthusiasm is the yeast that makes your hopes shine to the stars”

~Henry Ford

21. “Time and money spent in helping men to do more for themselves is far better than mere giving”

~Henry Ford

23. “Businesses that grow by development and improvement do not die”

~Henry Ford

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

~Henry Ford

25. “The way out of the depression is to start spending and doing things”

~Henry Ford

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

~Henry Ford

27. “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

28. “To be good is not enough, a man must be good for something”

~Henry Ford

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

~Henry Ford

30. “Nothing is particularly hard if you divide it into small jobs”

~Henry Ford

31. “The only thing you can give a man without hurting him is an opportunity”

~Henry Ford

32. “It is all one to me if a man comes from Sing Sing Prison or Harvard. We hire a man, not his history”

~Henry Ford

33. “There are three things that grow more precious with age; old wood to burn, old books to read, and old friends to enjoy”

~Henry Ford

34. “A business absolutely devoted to service will have only one worry about profits.  They will be embarrassingly large”

~Henry Ford

35. “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

36. “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

37. “The natural thing to do is to work—to recognize that prosperity and happiness can be obtained only through honest effort”

~Henry Ford

38. “Greatest thing we can produce is character. Everything else can be taken from us, but not our character”

~Henry Ford

39. “Even a mistake may turn out to be the one thing necessary to a worthwhile achievement”

~Henry Ford

40. “There is no disgrace in honest failure; there is disgrace in fearing to fail”

~Henry Ford

41. “If you always do what you’ve always done, you’ll always get what you’ve always got”

~Henry Ford

42. “An idealist is a person who helps other people to be prosperous”

~Henry Ford

43. “It has been my observation that most people get ahead during the time that others waste”

~Henry Ford

44. “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

45. “Being greedy for money is the surest way not to get it, but when one serves for the sake of service—for the satisfaction of doing that which one believes to be right—then money abundantly takes care of itself”

~Henry Ford

46. “You don’t have to hold a position in order to be a leader”

~Henry Ford

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

~Henry Ford

48. “There is one rule for the industrialist and that is: make the best quality goods possible at the lowest cost possible, paying the highest wages possible”

~Henry Ford

49. “When everything seems to be going against you, remember that the airplane takes off against the wind, not with it”

~Henry Ford

50. “Quality means doing it right when no one is looking”

~Henry Ford

51. “A business that makes nothing but money is a poor business”

~Henry Ford

52. “Vision without execution is just hallucination”

~Henry Ford

53. “Thinking is the hardest work there is, which is probably the reason why so few engage in it”

~Henry Ford

54. “Don’t find fault, find a remedy”

~Henry Ford

55. “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

56. “My best friend is the one who brings out the best in me”

~Henry Ford

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Last thing to my readers, I would like to hear from you…

Let me know in comments, Which of the  above Henry Ford quotes you like the most ?

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Neeraj Kaple

Neeraj Kaple is a software engineer based in Mumbai. He writes articles which motivates/inspire people to achieve their goals. He also writes about software's, blogging tools, internet marketing and how-to guides on his another Blog Techmazic.com.

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