22 Henry Ford Quotes that will make you Love the man!

Ever heard of Henry Ford?  Did you know that he helped shape the U.S. standard of working as well as turning us into a nation of car owners?

Image courtesy of Flickr and Butz.2013

Image courtesy of Flickr and Butz.2013

A brilliant business man with many witty quotes to his credit.  You can expect to hear more posts from me under the topic of Henry Ford and all of his accomplishments, but first read these 22 of my favorite Henry Ford quotes.

One thing is for sure, you will want to know more about the man after you read these quotes!

        • If I had asked people what they wanted, they would have said ‘faster horses.’
        • You can’t build a reputation on what you are going to do.
        • Quality means doing it right when no one is looking.

      • Thinking is the hardest work there is, which is probably the reason so few engage in it.
      • To do more for the world than the world does for you – that is success.
      • Don’t find fault, find a remedy.
      • When everything seems to be going against you, remember that the airplane takes off against the wind, not with it.
      • Obstacles are those frightful things you see when you take your eyes off your goal.
      • Failure is simply the opportunity to begin again, this time more intelligently.
      • Whether you think you can, or you think you can’t – you’re right.
      • Anyone who stops learning is old, whether at twenty or eighty.  Anyone who keeps learning stays young.

  • 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.
  • Coming together is a beginning; keeping together is progress; working together is success.
  • Employers only handle the money – it is the customer who pays the wages.
  • There is no man living who isn’t capable of doing more than he thinks he can do.
  • You don’t have to hold a position in order to be a leader.
  • A business that makes nothing but money is a poor business.
  • Vision without execution is just hallucination.
  • The only real mistake is the one from which we learn nothing.
  • I cannot discover that anyone knows enough to say what is and what is definitely not possible.
  • Most people spend more time and energy going around problems than in trying to solve them.
  • It has been my observation that most people get ahead during the time that others waste.

I want to leave you with a thought.  Jim Rohn once said, “You are the average of the 5 people that you spend the most time with”.

If you want to aspire to greatness then surround yourself with great people.

One way to do this is to study the great people from the past.

Study the lives and accomplishments of great people such as Henry Ford and you will be inspired.

Comment below and tell me, What great person from the past do you look up to?