Quotations by Ford, Henry


There is no young man, no grown man, living that can not do more than he thinks he can.

Henry Ford (1863-1947) American industrialist
“My Advice to Young Men” (1930)
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Whether you think that you can, or that you can’t, you are usually right.

Henry Ford (1863-1947) American industrialist
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Time and money spent in helping men do more for themselves is far better than mere giving.

Henry Ford (1863-1947) American industrialist
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Failure is only the opportunity to more intelligently begin again.

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Well, I can’t prove it, but I can smell it.

Henry Ford (1863-1947) American industrialist
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If I had asked people what they wanted, they would have said faster horses.

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

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Change is not always progress. […] A fever of newness has been everywhere confused with the spirit of progress.

Henry Ford (1863-1947) American industrialist
Ford Ideals (1922)
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What we call evil is simply ignorance bumping its head in the dark.

Henry Ford (1863-1947) American industrialist
Observer (London), Interview (16 Mar. 1930)
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One of the great discoveries a man makes, one of his great surprises, is to find he can do what he was afraid he couldn’t do.

Henry Ford (1863-1947) American industrialist
Quoted in The American Magazine, vol. 131 (1941)
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