Citations - Henry Ford

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Henry Ford (1863 - 1947), industriel américain.


  • Citation de l'époque où Ford produisait la mythique Ford T. La demande était alors trés supérieure à l'offre.
    Mes clients peuvent choisir la couleur de leur voiture pourvu qu'elle soit noire.


  • Quality means doing it right when no one is looking.
  • 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.
  • Obstacles are those frightful things you see when you take your eyes off your goal.
  • There is joy in work. There is no happiness except in the realization that we have accomplished something.
  • 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.
  • Chop your own wood, and it will warm you twice.
  • Failure is simply the opportunity to begin again, this time more intelligently.
  • Even a mistake may turn out to be the one thing necessary to a worthwhile achievement.
  • I am looking for a lot of men who have an infinite capacity to not know what can't be done.
  • Don't find fault, find a remedy.
  • If you think you can do a thing or think you can't do a thing, you're right. »
  • A business that makes nothing but money is a poor business.
  • Capital punishment is as fundamentally wrong as a cure for crime as charity is wrong as a cure for poverty.
  • Nothing is particularly hard if you divide it into small jobs.
  • 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.

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