History doesn’t mean dates and wars and textbooks to me; it means the unconquerable pioneer spirit of man.
More quotes by Henry Ford
If we could get all religions together on a common purpose-the elimination of jealousies and the things that make men covet another’s belongings, we would be a long way toward the goal of outmoding war, depression and poverty.
The union organizers are asking us to sit still while it sells our men the jobs that have always been free.
See what a 25-cent raise will do to us, said Mr. Ford. So they figured the daily and monthly cost of a 25-cent increase. Put on another quarter and see what that will cost, he said. And so they went on, 25 cents a step. Finally the wage of $2.34 stood at $4.75–more than 100 percent increase. One of the associates–a good financial head–remarked rather sarcastically that if they were going to be fools, why not be first-class fools and make it $5. All right, said Mr. Ford, let’s make it $5.
More quotes about Life
Another flaw in the human character is that everybody wants to build and nobody wants to do maintenance.
The human race is a race of cowards; and I am not only marching in that procession but carrying a banner.
If you really understand Zen, you can use any book, even the dictionary, because the sound of the rain needs no translation.
What is important is not the right doctrine but the attainment of the true experience. It is giving up believing in belief.
Let us make a special effort to stop communicating with each other, so we can have some conversation.
Forgiveness of those who have transgressed against you, or those you love, is not about them; it is about you. It is a gift to yourself.
When I was a little girl, I so wanted to be sociable, but I was scared that I wasn’t going to be able to speak a sentence because I had such a bad stammer.