Only one thing makes prosperity, and that is work.
More quotes by Henry Ford
We are entering an era when we shall create resources which shall be so constantly renewed that the only loss will be not to use them. There will be such a plenteous supply of heat, light and power, that it will be a sin not to use all we want. This era is coming now. And it is coming by way of Water.
We now know that anything which is economically right is also morally right. There can be no conflict between good economics and good morals.
I will build a motor car for the great multitude – constructed of the best materials, by the best men to be hired, after the simplest designs that modern engineering can devise. So low in price that no man making a good salary will be unable to own one-and enjoy with his family the blessing of hours of pleasure in God’s great open spaces.
More quotes about Business
I really don’t retain information – by the time I arrive wherever I’m going, I already forget what it is that I wanted to say.
A world where men ran half our homes and women ran half our institutions would be just a much better world.
If you find out what men want and give them that, you are pleasing them. If you find out what is good for them and give them that, you are performing a service. That’s what we are trying to do.
In the long run people are going to buy the cheapest and the best article no matter where it is made.
In the end, all business operations can be reduced to three words: people, product, and profits. Unless you’ve got a good team, you can’t do much with the other two.
I think everybody thought I was crazy that I quit my job and started a management company in which I was managing one client – Laura Nyro.
Set exorbitant standards, and give your people hell when they don’t live up to them. There is nothing so demoralizing as a boss who tolerates second rate work.
Should I give up my career at this point in my life and put all my marbles in Laura’s [Nyro] basket?
Fairs and public displays are the best means we have yet found of showing large numbers of people the real methods of industry.
Anything that is not right, whether it temporarily favors the employees or the employers, cannot last-because it is not right.
We decided not to show One Hyde Park til we were 100% ready. A lot of people open the doors too early.