Henry Ford

Henry Ford

History is more or less bunk.

My best friend is the one who brings out the best in me.

Reading musses up my mind.

History is bunk.

Obstacles are those frightful things you see when you take your eyes off your goal.

There is no man living that cannot do more than he thinks he can!

Nothing is particularly hard if you divide it into small jobs.

A business that makes nothing but money is a poor kind of business.

An idealist is a person who helps other people to be prosperous.

The test of every religious, political, or educational system is the man that it forms.

Whether you believe you can do a thing or not, you are right.

It is well enough that the people of this nation do not understand our banking and monetary system, for if they did, I believe there would be a revolution before tomorrow morning.

There is one rule for the industrialist and that is: Make the best quality of goods possible at the lowest cost possible, paying the highest wages possible.

Failure is the opportunity to begin again more intelligently.

When everything seems to be going against you, remember that the airplane takes off against the wind, not with it.

If money is your hope for independence you will never have it. The only real security that a man will have in this world is a reserve of knowledge, experience, and ability.

The highest use of capital is not to make more money, but to make money do more for the betterment of life.

Life is a series of experiences, each one of which makes us bigger, even though it is hard to realize this. For the world was built to develop character, and we must learn that the setbacks and griefs which we endure help us in our marching onward.

It has been my observation that most people get ahead during the time that others waste.

My grandfather killed my father in my mind. I know he died of cancer-but it was because of what my grandfather did to him.

I foresee the time when industry shall no longer denude the forests which require generations to mature, nor use up the mines which were ages in the making, but shall draw its materials largely from the annual produce of the fields.