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“Most of the present acute troubles of the world arise out of taking on new ideas without first carefully investigating to discover if they are good ideas.”
Henry Ford, My Life and Work
“Many inventors fail because they do not distinguish between planning and experimenting. The”
Henry Ford, My Life and Work
“I refuse to recognize that there are impossibilities. I cannot discover that any one knows enough about anything on this earth definitely to say what is and what is not possible. The right kind of experience, the right kind of technical training, ought to enlarge the mind and reduce the number of impossibilities. It unfortunately does nothing of the kind. Most technical training and the average of that which we call experience, provide a record of previous failures and, instead of these failures being taken for what they are worth, they are taken as absolute bars to progress. If some man, calling himself an authority, says that this or that cannot be done, then a horde of unthinking followers start the chorus: "It can't be done.”
Henry Ford, My Life and Work
“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.”
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“The work and the work alone controls us. That is one of the reasons why we have no titles. Most men can swing a job, but they are floored by a title. The effect of a title is very peculiar. It has been used too much as a sign of emancipation from work. It is almost equivalent to a badge bearing the legend: "This man has nothing to do but regard himself as important and all others as inferior." Not only is a title often injurious to the wearer, but it has its effect on others as well. There is perhaps no greater single source of personal dissatisfaction among men than the fact that the title-bearers are not always the real leaders. Everybody acknowledges a real leader—a man who is fit to plan and command. And when you find a real leader who bears a title, you will have to inquire of someone else what his title is. He doesn't boast about it.”
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“Titles in business have been greatly overdone and business has suffered. One of the bad features is the division of responsibility according to titles, which goes so far as to amount to a removal altogether of responsibility. Where responsibility is broken up into many small bits and divided among many departments, each department under its own titular head, who in turn is surrounded by a group bearing their nice sub-titles, it is difficult to find any one who really feels responsible. Everyone knows what "passing the buck" means. The”
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“The man who will use his skill and constructive imagination to see how much he can give for a dollar, instead of how little he can give for a dollar, is bound to succeed.”
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“Si crees que puedes o no puedes, igual tienes la razón.”
Henry Ford, My Life And Work
“The present order often clumsy often stupid has this advantage over any other. It works. Doubtless it will merge by degrees into another order and it will also work. But not so much as to what it is, but as into what men will bring into it.”
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“The end of money is not ease but the opportunity to perform more service.”
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“Strive for minimum waste, minimum profit, maximum distribution.”
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“Progress through cautious, well founded experiments.”
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“The problem with wise people. They always know what is wrong. So I never employ an expert in full bloom.”
Henry Ford, My Life And Work
“If you keep a record of all your failures you will soon have a list of everything which cannot be done.”
Henry Ford, My Life And Work
“Che tu creda di farcela o no, hai comunque ragione.”
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