Henry Ford quotes

Henry ford
Henry ford in 1919

Born – July 30, 1863
Greenfield Township, Michigan, United States

Died – April 7, 1947 (aged 83)
Fair Lane, Dearborn, Michigan, U.S.

Nationality – American

Occupation – Founder of Ford Motor, business magnate

Henry Ford wan American industrialist, the founder of the Ford Motor Company, and sponsor of the development of the assembly line technique of mass production. He developed and manufactured the first automobile that many middle class Americans could afford. As owner of the Ford Motor Company, he became one of the richest and best-known people in the world. Henry Ford was born on a farm in Greenfield Township, Michigan. His family was not a rich family but through his hard work and talent he became one of the richest person in the world.

Below is the collection of some awesome Henry Ford quotes. Henry Ford quotes have the power to Inspire and Motivate you and they can show you the way to success. I would recommend you to read his book My Life & Work – An Autobiography of Henry Ford.

Henry ford quotes
Henry ford quotes

“Failure is simply the opportunity to begin again, this time more intelligently. There is no disgrace in honest failure; there is disgrace in fearing to fail.”

“Obstacles are those frightful things you see when you take your eyes off your goals.”

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

“We want to live in the present and the only history that is worth a tinker’s damn is the history we make today. ”

“I will build a car for the great multitude.”

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

“Whether you think you can, or you think you can’t–you’re right.”

“Mediocrity is the worst enemy of prosperity.”

“The average man won’t really do a day’s work unless he is caught and cannot get out of it. There is plenty of work to do if people would do it.”

“The whole secret of a successful life is to find out what is one’s destiny to do, and then do it.”

“Anyone who stops learning is old, whether at twenty or eighty. Anyone who keeps learning stays young.”

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

“You will find men who want to be carried on the shoulders of others, who think that the world owes them a living. They don’t seem to see that we must all lift together and pull together.”


“As long as we look to legislation to cure poverty or to abolish special privilege we are going to see poverty spread and special privilege grow.”

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

“I see no advantage in these new clocks. They run no faster than the ones made 100 years ago.”

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

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

“Coming together is the beginning. Keeping together is progress. Working together is success.”

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

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

“Don’t find fault, find a remedy; anybody can complain.”

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

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

“If I had asked people what they wanted, they would have said faster horses.”

“You can’t learn in school what the world is going to do next year.”

“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.”

“Most people spend more time and energy going around problems than in trying to solve them.”

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Henry Ford with Thomas Edison and Harvey Firestone
Henry Ford with Thomas Edison and Harvey Firestone


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