Henry Ford Quote

We teach children to save their money. As an attempt to counteract thoughtless and selfish expenditure, that has value. But it is not positive; it does not lead the child into the safe and useful avenues of self-expression or self-expenditure. To teach a child to invest and use is better than to teach him to save.


Ford Ideals: Being a Selection from "Mr. Ford's Page" in The Dearborn Independent (ed. 1922)

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We teach children to save their money. As an attempt to counteract thoughtless and selfish expenditure, that has value. But it is not positive; it...

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We teach children to save their money. As an attempt to counteract thoughtless and selfish expenditure, that has value. But it is not positive; it...

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We teach children to save their money. As an attempt to counteract thoughtless and selfish expenditure, that has value. But it is not positive; it...

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We teach children to save their money. As an attempt to counteract thoughtless and selfish expenditure, that has value. But it is not positive; it...