Tuesday, November 27, 2012

20 Quotes by Henry Ford on Business

  1. If you think you can do a thing or think you can't do a thing, you're right. 
  2. Coming together is a beginning; keeping together is progress; working together is success. 
  3. 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. 
  4. Failure is simply the opportunity to begin again, this time more intelligently.
  5. A business that makes nothing but money is a poor business. 
  6. Thinking is the hardest work there is, which is probably the reason why so few engage in it. 
  7. Business is never so healthy as when, like a chicken, it must do a certain amount of scratching around for what it gets. 
  8. I am looking for a lot of men who have an infinite capacity to not know what can't be done. 
  9. Before everything else, getting ready is the secret of success. 
  10. A business absolutely devoted to service will have only one worry about profits. They will be embarrassingly large. 
  11. It is not the employer who pays the wages. Employers only handle the money. It is the customer who pays the wages. 
  12. You can't build a reputation on what you are going to do. 
  13. 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. 
  14. There is joy in work. There is no happiness except in the realization that we have accomplished something. 
  15. Quality means doing it right when no one is looking. 
  16. As we advance in life we learn the limits of our abilities. 
  17. Nothing is particularly hard if you divide it into small jobs. 
  18. A market is never saturated with a good product, but it is very quickly saturated with a bad one. 
  19. The highest use of capital is not to make more money, but to make money do more for the betterment of life. 
  20. Obstacles are those frightful things you see when you take your eyes off your goal. 

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