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Quotes of the Day for 30 July 2001 – Henry Ford

It's Monday once again, time to return to work for most of us. It seems fitting, then, to honor an American over-achiever - Henry Ford, born near Dearborn, Michigan on this day in 1863. Ford worked hard to advance his various passions, some of them long after they made sense. Here are a handful of Ford quotes.

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The quotes:

You can't build a reputation on what you are going to do.

Whether you believe you can do a thing or not, you are right.

Thinking is the hardest work there is, which is the probable reason why so few engage in it.

It is all one to me if a man comes from Sing Sing Prison or Harvard. We hire a man, not his history.

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.

The question "Who ought to be boss?" is like as "Who ought to be the tenor in the quartet?" Obviously, the man who can sing tenor.
     - All today's quotes are from Henry Ford


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