Inspirational Quotes for Entrepreneurs: Henry Ford

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If you don’t already know, Henry Ford (July 30, 1863 – April 7, 1947) was the American founder of the Ford Motor Company and father of modern assembly lines used in mass production. Below are my favourite Henry Ford inspirational quotes for entrepreneurs.

  • If you think you can do a thing or think you can’t do a thing, you’re right.
  • A business absolutely devoted to service will have only one worry about profits. They will be embarrassingly large.
  • A business that makes nothing but money is a poor business.
  • It has been my observation that most people get ahead during the time that others waste.
  • A market is never saturated with a good product, but it is very quickly saturated with a bad one.
  • Coming together is a beginning; keeping together is progress; working together is success.
  • Don’t find fault, find a remedy.
  • Failure is simply the opportunity to begin again, this time more intelligently.
  • 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.
  • It is not the employer who pays the wages. Employers only handle the money. It is the customer who pays the wages.
  • Money is like an arm or leg – use it or lose it.
  • Most people spend more time and energy going around problems than in trying to solve them.
  • Obstacles are those frightful things you see when you take your eyes off your goal.
  • One of the greatest discoveries a man makes, one of his great surprises, is to find he can do what he was afraid he couldn’t do.
  • Quality means doing it right when no one is looking.
  • 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.
  • 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 is no man living that can not do more than he thinks he can.
  • Thinking is the hardest work there is, which is probably the reason why so few engage in it.
  • Wealth, like happiness, is never attained when sought after directly. It comes as a by-product of providing a useful service.
  • When everything seems to be going against you, remember that the airplane takes off against the wind, not with it.
  • You can’t build a reputation on what you are going to do.
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