American businessman and founder of the Ford Motor Company
Henry Ford Rank
Henry Ford Rank
About Henry Ford
Henry Ford was an American businessman and the founder of the Ford Motor Company.
He manufactured the first automobile that every middle class American could then afford to buy. During his lifetime, he became one of the richest people in the world.
His Personal Life
He was married and he had a son. During the 1920s, he sponsored a newspaper that published anti-Semitic views. He was hiring black workers, Jewish workers, women and handicapped men. He left most of his wealth to the Ford Foundation.
The term "Fordism" was named after him: "mass production of inexpensive goods coupled with high wages for workers".
Famous quotes by Henry Ford
A business absolutely devoted to service will have only one worry about profits. They will be embarrassingly large.Henry Ford
A business that makes nothing but money is a poor business.Henry Ford
A market is never saturated with a good product, but it is very quickly saturated with a bad one.Henry Ford
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.Henry Ford
As we advance in life we learn the limits of our abilities.Henry Ford
Before everything else, getting ready is the secret of success.Henry Ford
Business is never so healthy as when, like a chicken, it must do a certain amount of scratching around for what it gets.Henry Ford
Coming together is a beginning keeping together is progress working together is success.Henry Ford
Competition is the keen cutting edge of business, always shaving away at costs.Henry Ford
Don't find fault, find a remedy.Henry Ford
Failure is simply the opportunity to begin again, this time more intelligently.Henry Ford
History is more or less bunk.Henry Ford
I am looking for a lot of men who have an infinite capacity to not know what can't be done.Henry Ford
I believe God is managing affairs and that He doesn't need any advice from me. With God in charge, I believe everything will work out for the best in the end. So what is there to worry about.Henry Ford
I do not believe a man can ever leave his business. He ought to think of it by day and dream of it by night.Henry Ford
If everyone is moving forward together, then success takes care of itself.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
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
If you think you can do a thing or think you can't do a thing, you're right.Henry Ford
It has been my observation that most people get ahead during the time that others waste.Henry Ford
It is not the employer who pays the wages. Employers only handle the money. It is the customer who pays the wages.Henry Ford
It is well enough that 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
Life is a series of experiences, each one of which makes us bigger, even though sometimes it is hard to realize this. For the world was built to develop character, and we must learn that the setbacks and grieves which we endure help us in our marching onward.Henry Ford
Money is like an arm or leg - use it or lose it.Henry Ford
Most people spend more time and energy going around problems than in trying to solve them.Henry Ford
My best friend is the one who brings out the best in me.Henry Ford
Obstacles are those frightful things you see when you take your eyes off your goal.Henry Ford
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.Henry Ford
Speculation is only a word covering the making of money out of the manipulation of prices, instead of supplying goods and services.Henry Ford
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.Henry Ford
The highest use of capital is not to make more money, but to make money do more for the betterment of life.Henry Ford
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.Henry Ford
The only real security that a man can have in this world is a reserve of knowledge, experience and ability.Henry Ford
There is joy in work. There is no happiness except in the realization that we have accomplished something.Henry Ford
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.Henry Ford
Thinking is the hardest work there is, which is probably the reason why so few engage in it.Henry Ford
Time and money spent in helping men to do more for themselves is far better than mere giving.Henry Ford
We don't want tradition. We want to live in the present and the only history that is worth a tinker's dam is the history we make today.Henry Ford
Wealth, like happiness, is never attained when sought after directly. It comes as a by-product of providing a useful service.Henry Ford
What's right about America is that although we have a mess of problems, we have great capacity - intellect and resources - to do some thing about them.Henry Ford
You can't build a reputation on what you are going to do.Henry Ford
You will find men who want to be carried on the shoulders of others, who think that the world owes them a living. They don't seem to see that we must all lift together and pull together.Henry Ford
Henry Ford's Popularity
Henry Ford was a famous American businessman and founder of the Ford Motor Company, who was born on July 30, 1863. As a person born on this date, Henry Ford is listed in our database as the 2nd most popular celebrity for the day (July 30) and the 1st most popular for the year (1863).
People born on July 30 fall under the Zodiac sign of Leo, the Lion. Henry Ford is the 73rd most popular Leo.
Aside from information specific to Henry Ford's birthday, Henry Ford is the 550th most famous American.
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