Herny Ford Quotes

A quotes list created by Lee Sonogan

Henry Ford - Biography, Inventions & Assembly Line - HISTORY

The assembly line was revolutionized by one man, Herny Ford’s process is still widely used today. Not much of a car person, the engineering of such machines and design is something I can appreciate although the person in question as well. Inspirational crossing from personal to business savvy, the words he spoke is worthy of being honoured. Speeding up one product from beginning to end, one part of the final product focused on, increasing predicted planned obsolescence lifespans overall.

  • “You can’t build a reputation on what you are going to do.” – 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
  • “Thinking is the hardest work there is, which is probably the reason so few engage in it.” – Henry Ford
  • “You don’t have to hold a position in order to be a leader.” – Henry Ford
  •  “Failure is simply the opportunity to begin again, this time more intelligently.” – Henry Ford
  • “I do not believe a man can ever leave his business. He ought to think of it by day and dream of it by night.” – Henry Ford
  • “To do more for the world than the world does for you – that is success.” – Henry Ford
  • Vision without execution is just hallucination.” – Henry Ford
  • “Don’t find fault, find a remedy.” – Henry Ford
  • “The only real security that a man can have in this world is a reserve of knowledge, experience and ability.” – Henry Ford
  • “A market is never saturated with a good product, but it is very quickly saturated with a bad one.” – Henry Ford
  • “Anyone who stops learning is old, whether at twenty or eighty. Anyone who keeps learning stays young.” – Henry Ford
  • “The only real mistake is the one from which we learn nothing.” – Henry Ford
  • “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
  •  “Competition is the keen cutting edge of business, always shaving away at costs.” – Henry Ford
  • “There is joy in work. There is no happiness except in the realization that we have accomplished something.” – Henry Ford

For those whose think this guy invented the first car, that is incorrect. Gottlieb Daimler and Karl Benz developed the first gasoline-powered automobile. On the con side, he was anti-union and enforced plant discipline with workers telling on each other. Then again, this was common practice back in that time where now those comments should not affect his legacy.



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