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Henry Ford Biography
1863 - 1947

"Ford Motor Company Founder"
Maker of the Model T Ford car
Businessman and American Philanthropist

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Henry Ford


"Whether you think that you can, or that you can't, you are usually right." - Henry Ford

"History is more or less bunk. It's tradition. We don't want tradition. We want to live in the present, and the only history that is worth a tinker's damn is the history we make today." - Source: interview in Chicago Tribune, 25 May 1916 - Henry Ford

"Quality means doing it right when no one is looking." - Henry Ford

"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." - Henry Ford

"Under pressure, the mouth speaks when the brain is disengaged, and, sometimes unwittingly, the gearshift is in reverse when it should be in neutral." - Henry Ford

"Thinking is the hardest work there is." - Henry Ford

"Thinking is hard work, which is why so few people do it." - Henry Ford

"Many people miss opportunity because it came disguised in overalls." - Henry Ford

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

"Nobody can think straight who does not work. Idleness warps the mind." - Henry Ford

"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." - Henry Ford

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

"A market is never saturated with a good product, but it is very quickly saturated with a bad one." - Henry Ford

"Failure is the opportunity to begin again, more intelligently." - Henry Ford

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Henry Ford
Ford was the American founder of the Ford Motor Company and father of modern assembly lines used in mass production. His introduction of the Model T automobile revolutionized transportation and American industry.

Henry Ford Biography

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