“Whether you think you can or you think you can’t, you are right.” – Henry Ford

Henry Ford was an American automobile manufacturer who changed the automotive industry and sold millions of cars around the world. He was a business leader and technological genius who left an impact on American economics and became one of the most influential and richest people in the world. Today Henry Ford is an icon for entrepreneurs symbolizing a successful business system and underlining the crucial importance of building an empire with a vision. Henry Ford is quoted by great leaders and successful entrepreneurs through his powerful words that are still relevant and so inspiring. This article will show you the list of 49 most inspiring and motivating Henry Ford quotes about money, business, teamwork, and cars. 

Quotes by Henry Ford About Business

“Every business is a monarchy with, not a man, but an idea as king.” – Henry Ford

Henry Ford Quotes about business

“Be ready to revise any system, scrap any method, abandon any theory, if the success of the job requires it.” – Henry Ford 

“Quality means doing it right when no one is looking” – Henry Ford

“A business that makes nothing but money is a poor business.” – 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

“A market is never saturated with a good product, but it is very quickly saturated with a bad one.”  – 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

“Do more for the world than it does for you.” – Henry Ford

“A business absolutely devoted to service will have only one worry about profits. They will be embarrassingly large.” – 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

“No work with interest is ever hard.” – Henry Ford

“Businesses that grow by development and improvement do not die.” – Henry Ford

“A low wage business is always insecure.” – Henry Ford

Henry Ford Quotes About Money

“The best way to make money in business is not to think too much about making it.” – Henry Ford

Inspirational Henry Ford Quotes

“Wealth, like happiness, is never attained when sought after directly. It comes as a by-product of providing a useful service.” – 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

“Money is like an arm or leg- use it or lose it.” – Henry Ford

“Money doesn’t change men, it merely unmasks them. If a man is naturally selfish or arrogant or greedy, the money brings that out, that’s all.” – Henry Ford

“Money will ruin the life of any man who treats it like anything but a tool with which to work.” – Henry Ford

“It is easier to make money from money than it is to make money from business. Don’t take the acumen of bankers as any guide for business, all they know is money.” – Henry Ford

“The end of money is not easy but the opportunity to perform more service.” – 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

“Two classes of people lose money; those who are too weak to guard what they have; those who win money by trick. They both lose in the end.” – Henry Ford

Henry Ford Quotes About Teamwork

“Coming together is a beginning. Keeping together is progress. Working together is a success.” – Henry Ford

“If everyone is moving forward together, then success takes care of itself.” – Henry Ford

Henry Ford Quotes about teamwork

“It is not usual to speak of an employee as a partner, and yet what else is he?” – Henry Ford

“There is a problem with wise people. They always know what is wrong. So I never employ an expert in full bloom.” – Henry Ford

“There is joy in work. There is no happiness except in the realization that we have accomplished something.” – 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

Henry Ford Quotes About Cars

“Power and machinery, money and goods, are useful only as they set us free to live.” – Henry Ford

Powerful Henry Ford Quotes about car

“If you need a machine and don’t buy it, then you will ultimately find that you have paid for it and don’t have it.” – Henry Ford

“Any customer can have a car painted any color that he wants so long as it is black.” – Henry Ford

“Machinery was invented by labor for labor-serving purposes. The wheel is the basis of the machine.” – Henry Ford

Henry Ford Quotes On Success

“The only real mistake is the one from which we learn nothing.” – Henry Ford

Powerful Henry Ford Quotes on success

“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

“Before everything else, getting ready is the secret of success.” – Henry Ford

“Most people spend more time and energy going around problems than in trying to solve them.” – Henry Ford

“If you always do what you’ve always done, you’ll always get what you’ve always got.” – Henry Ford

“Nothing is particularly hard if you divide it into small jobs” – Henry Ford

“Thinking always ahead, thinking always of trying to do more, brings a state of mind in which nothing is impossible.” – Henry Ford

“The whole secret of a successful life is to find out what is one’s destiny to do, and then do it.” – Henry Ford

“Even a mistake may turn out to be the one thing necessary to a worthwhile achievement.” – Henry Ford

“Failure is simply the opportunity to begin again, this time more intelligently.” – Henry Ford

“An idealist is someone who helps other people to be prosperous.” – Henry Ford

“Everything can always be done better than it is being done.” – Henry Ford

“Success is 99 percent failure.”  – Henry Ford

“The greatest thing we can produce is character. Everything else can be taken from us, but not our character.” – Henry Ford

“Faith is one of the most effective tools in human equipment. I believe that faith works.” – Henry Ford

“The unhappiest man on earth is the one who has nothing to do.”  – Henry Ford

“We are here for an experience, and experience is a preparation to know the Truth when we meet it.”  – Henry Ford

So, what is your favorite quote by Henry Ford?


Tetiana Artemova

Tetiana Artemova is an entrepreneur and owner of IStartHub, a business media for ambitious female entrepreneurs and small business owners.