Henry Ford

United States
30 Jul 1863 // 7 Apr 1947


A manufacturer is not through with his customer when a sale is completed. He has then only started with his customer.
I found that competition was supposed to be a menace and that a good manager circumvented his competitors by getting a monopoly by artificial means.
If money is your hope for independence, you will never have it.
How come when I want a pair of hands I get a human being as well?
Sometimes it is the men 'higher up' who most need revamping�and they themselves are the last to recognize it.


On Anger: "For every minute you remain angry, you give up sixty seconds of peace of mind."
On Destiny: "Our destiny exercises its influence over us even when, as yet, we have not learned its nature: it is our future that lays down the law of our today."
Human, All Too Human
On Friendship: "A crowd is not company; and faces are but a gallery of pictures; and talk but a tinkling cymbal, where there is no love."