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“success is 99% failure”
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
“I see no advantage in these new clocks. They run no faster than the ones made 100 years ago.”
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
“A business that makes nothing but money is a poor business.”
Henry Ford
“Even a mistake may turn out to be the one thing necesary to a worthwhile achievement".”
Henry Ford
“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
“None of our men are 'experts.' We have most unfortunately found it necessary to get rid of a man as soon as he thinks himself an expert because no one ever considers himself expert if he really knows his job. A man who knows a job sees so much more to be done than he has done, that he is always pressing forward and never gives up an instant of thought to how good and how efficient he is. Thinking always ahead, thinking always of trying to do more, brings a state of mind in which nothing is impossible. The moment one gets into the 'expert' state of mind a great number of things become impossible.”
Henry Ford
“I invented nothing new. I simply assembled the discoveries of other men behind whom were centuries of work. Had I worked fifty or ten or even five years before, I would have failed. So it is with every new thing. Progress happens when all the factors that make for it are ready, and then it is inevitable. To teach that a comparatively few men are responsible for the greatest forward steps of mankind is the worst sort of nonsense.”
Henry Ford
“A business absolutely devoted to service will have only one worry about profits. They will be embarrassingly large.”
Henry Ford
“There is joy in work. There is no happiness except in the realization that we have accomplished something.”
Henry Ford
“If everyone is moving forward together, then success takes care of itself.”
Henry Ford
“Money doesn't make us anyway it just unmasks us.”
Henry Ford
“The way to learn to do things is to do things. The way to learn a trade is to work at it. Success teaches how to succeed. Begin with the determination to succeed, and the work is half done already.”
Henry Ford
“everything comes to him who hustles while he waits.”
Henry Ford
“To do more for the world than the world does for you - that is success.”
Henry Ford
“I will build a car for the great multitude. It will be large enough for the family, but small enough for the individual to run and care for. It will be constructed of the best materials, by the best men to be hired, after the simplest designs that modern engineering can devise. But it will be so low in price that no man making a good salary will be unable to own one...”
Henry Ford, My Life And Work
“You don't have to hold a position in order to be a leader.”
Henry Ford
“An idealist is a person who helps other people to be prosperous.”
Henry Ford
“Genius is seldom recognized for what it is: a great capacity for hard work.”
Henry Ford
“There is no disgrace in honest failure; there is disgrace in fearing to fail”
Henry Ford, My Life And Work
“We try to pay a man what he is worth and we are not inclined to keep a man who is not worth more than the minimum wage.”
Henry Ford
“I cannot discover that anyone knows enough to say definitely what is and what is not possible.”
Henry Ford
“There is one rule for the industrialist and that is: Make the best quality of goods possible at the lowest cost possible, paying the highest wages possible.”
Henry Ford
“Where people work longest and with least leisure, they buy the fewest goods. No towns were so poor as those of England where the people, from children up, worked fifteen and sixteen hours a day. They were poor because these overworked people soon wore out -- they became less and less valuable as workers. Therefore, they earned less and less and could buy less and less.”
Henry Ford
“Money is like an arm or leg- use it or lose it.”
Henry Ford
“As long as we look to legislation to cure poverty or to abolish special privilege we are going to see poverty and special privilege grow”
Henry Ford, My Life And Work
“I am looking for a lot of men who have and infinite capacity to not know what can’t be done.”
Henry Ford
“To see a thing clearly in the mind makes it begin to take form.”
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


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