Occupation: Businessman and Industrialist
Profile: Founder of the Ford Motor Company. Grandfather of Henry Ford II.
Number of Quotes: 12
A business that makes nothing but money is a poor business.
A handful of men have become very rich by paying attention to details that most others ignored.
A manufacturer is not through with his customer when a sale is completed. He has then only started with his customer.
Any customer can have a car painted any color that he wants so long as it is black.
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.
Coming together is a beginning; keeping together is progress; working together is success.
Exercise is bunk. If you are healthy, you don't need it. If you are sick, you shouldn't take it.
Obstacles are those frightful things you see when you take your eyes off your goal.
Sometimes it is the menhigher upwho most need revamping - and they themselves are the last to recognize it.
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.
There are only two fools in this world. One is the millionaire who thinks that by hoarding money he can somehow accumulate real power, and the other is the penniless reformer who thinks that if only he can take the money away from one class and give it to another, all the world's ills will be cured.
Whether you believe you can, or whether you believe you can't, you're absolutely right.