There is no failure except failure to serve one’s purpose.
More quotes by Henry Ford
The union organizers are asking us to sit still while it sells our men the jobs that have always been free.
No American ought to be compelled to strike for his rights. He ought to receive them naturally, easily, as a matter of course.
Of all the follies the elder generation falls victim to this is the most foolish, namely, the constant criticism of the younger element who will not be and cannot be like ourselves because we and they are different tribes produced of different elements in the great spirit of Time.
There can be no bosses in our country except the people. The job of the government is to serve, not to dominate.
More quotes about Business
The best of merchandise will go back to the shelf unless handled by a conscientious, tactful salesman.
This is a perverse thing, personally, but I would rather be in the cycle where people are underestimating us. It gives us latitude to go out and make big bets that excite and amaze people.
It’s true we’ve got some fantastic clients. We’re very fortunate to be connected with the movers and shakers of all the global cities of the world. You can usually tell when we’ve got a client in here because their bodyguards are all over the place: two outside the front door, two in the lobby, one in the lift
We started learning ourselves, understanding ourselves, reading, researching, going around the world and looking at what was defined as the very best.
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.
I never trust an executive who tends to pass the buck. Nor would I want to deal with him as a customer or a supplier.
No matter what his position or experience in life, there is in everyone more latent than developed ability; far more unused than used power.
Reduce the layers of management. They put distance between the top of an organization and the customers.