Words matter. These are the best Ford Quotes from famous people such as Alden Ehrenreich, Steven Ford, Donald Faison, Bret Hart, Tom Brokaw, and they’re great for sharing with your friends.
I did my first film with Francis Ford Copploa, which spoiled the hell out of me.
I remember telling Mom, ‘I can’t go to the Betty Ford Center. That’s like going to the high school where your mom is the principal.’ But maybe I could have gotten the family rate.
The movie I’ve seen a million times – wait, that’s not possible – my favorite movie of all times is ‘The Empire Strikes Back,’ directed by Irvin Kershner, executive-produced by the great George Lucas and stars Harrison Ford, Mark Hamill, Carrie Fisher, Billy Dee Williams, James Earl Jones.
Toronto deserves Rob Ford; they put him in office. Toronto deserves everything it gets.
In Gerald Ford, the man he was in public, he was also that man in private.
My favourite designers always create a strong silhouette, like McQueen and Tom Ford and Alaia. I like structured things that you can throw on, and it’s almost like armour, and you’re, like, ready for the day.
I liked the fact DAKS was an unknown quantity. It’s more like Gucci before Tom Ford got there. There’s a lot you can do.
Being over at Ford offers a much clearer path in my development.
The standard rumor at the time was that Rumsfeld, as chief of staff, had persuaded President Ford to appoint George H.W. Bush as director of Central Intelligence, assuming that that got rid of a potential competitor for the presidency.
Good intentions can often lead to unintended consequences. It is hard to imagine a law intended for the workforce known to Henry Ford can serve the needs of a workplace shaped by the innovations of Bill Gates.
On a man, I love Tom Ford’s Tobacco Vanille. But I wear Orchid Soleil – I love a sweet smell.
Isn’t that wonderful? When we drove through several of the places we lived – Grand Rapids, Washington – they all had those placards. That they stood by the street and had in their hands placards that said ‘Gerald Our Ford’. That meant so much to us as we were driving into Washington.
The most important thing is the fact we have created this successful and sustainable Ford Motor Co. worldwide. I have no regrets.
Not long ago I made a list of Doc Ford books I would like to do, and I came up with 11 pretty easily. I like to let the characters go their own ways and see what happens. I find them fascinating.
I read Lorrie Moore and Marilynne Robinson and Jhumpa Lahiri and Richard Ford, John Updike, Anton Chekhov, Vladimir Nabokov – all of whom I really fell in love with.
I’m inspired by Walt Disney. I’m inspired by Howard Hughes. I’m inspired by Henry Ford. I’m inspired by Steve Jobs. I mean, I’m inspired by James Perse.
Ford made some of the most progressive pictures.
For years I drove a big Ford F250 pickup. That was my ride because two-thirds of my work was wood work, and I’m always driving up to Northern California, where I harvest salvaged trees.
I used to be a huge fan of Francis Ford Coppola.
In many ways when Jerry Ford pardoned Nixon, in a certain way, he did speak for the country.
I love ‘The Sportswriter’ by Richard Ford. Ford really captures for me the bittersweetness of the quietly suffering American man. It’s stoic, sad, and really beautiful.
I wish I was making movies back in the days when John Ford made movies and you were a director under contract to a studio. John Ford had years when he made three movies in a year.
One of our worst traits in journalism is that when we have a narrative in our minds, we often plug in anecdotes that confirm it. Thus we managed to portray President Gerald Ford, a first-rate athlete, as a klutz.
I, Mayor Ford… encourage the people of Toronto to send a strong message to the lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, two-spirited and transsexual community, like all the communities, are welcomed, safe and valued in this great city we call Toronto.
The kind of roles that Harrison Ford plays are what really interest me, like ‘Indiana Jones’ and ‘Raiders of the Lost Ark.’
I loved Jack Ford. I got him in his later days, and he was a total tyrant and a total autocrat and an Irish drunk. But I had a great time.
Ford Maddox Ford’s ‘The Good Soldier’ is my favourite novel. I first read it in the 1950s and have read it about 20 times since. It’s possibly the best-constructed book in the English language.
Just personally, I’ve been attached to ‘On the Road’ since 2007 and it was the greatest thing in my life when I got cast in it. I couldn’t believe it. When I was 17 and read the book, I looked it up on IMDb and it said that Francis Ford Coppola was going to direct it.
I was at Ford for 32 years. I went to Chrysler in 1978, four or five months after I got canned by Henry Ford.
I really dig Tom Ford. It fits big dudes, but it’s the cleanest, most elegant-looking clothing ever.
When I arrived in Ford, a decision was made to sell many marquee brands. This was because 85 per cent of the sales were from Ford and Lincoln brands. We were clear that for the company’s strong future, we needed to focus on the Ford brands.
When I turned 16, I got my driver’s license like the rest of my classmates, but I also got an extra present: a two-day practice session in a Formula Ford: my first open-wheel racing car and the first step on the ladder toward becoming a professional driver.
It has to do with the fact that Ford, for all his greatness, is an Irish egomaniac, as anyone who knows him will say.
With actors like Steve McQueen, Paul Newman and Harrison Ford, what made them such icons is that even in dramatic movies, their characters had a sense of humor.
I collaborated with fellow cat lover and designer Geren Ford to create a sweater that we hope any cat parent would wear to show their kitty pride and that all animal lovers can wear in support of the ASPCA.
There’s so many great Western films. Let’s see, ‘Red River,’ any of those Henry Fonda movies are fantastic. Any of those John Ford movies are fantastic. I love all the Eastwood ‘Man With No Name’ movies, John Wayne, ‘True Grit.’
I liken myself to Henry Ford and the auto industry, I give you 90 percent of what most people need.
Usually when I talk with other drivers, it’s about past races, what they did, tips for different tracks, especially others in the Ford family.
There is an attitude that we should be able to have everything. No, you shouldn’t be able to have anything. I’d like a helicopter, but I can’t afford a helicopter, so I don’t buy one. People are buying stuff they can’t afford on credit. I bought my Ford hybrid with cash.
I never feel more confident and comfortable than when I’m wearing a Tom Ford suit.
I still carry the residue of the pressure I felt as a child to read and appreciate the right books. Growing up, I never allowed myself to read beach reading. I was always plowing through Ford Madox Ford’s ‘Good Solider’ or something I wasn’t equipped to understand.
The Ford Motor Co. should stand for something more than cars and trucks. There is a Ford way of doing things that we cannot lose… We need to be continuously polishing that Ford oval.
I’ve had some wonderful times at the White House. I’ve been with Ford, Carter, Reagan, Clinton and Bush.
I definitely wear a lot of Tom Ford jackets on stage.
A guy named Charlie Beacham was my first mentor at Ford. He taught me the importance of the dealers, and he rubbed my nose in the retail business.
My favourite book – ‘The Good Soldier’ by Ford Madox Ford, which I have read about 20 times – is different from my favourite author, who is Iris Murdoch. I find her books exciting and unputdownable. Her characters are so carefully studied and in-depth; I love that.
Ever since Israel has been a nation the United States has provided the leadership. Every president down to the ages has done this in a fairly balanced way, including George Bush senior, Gerald Ford, and others including myself and Bill Clinton.
When he entered the Oval Office – by fate, not by design – Citizen Ford knew that he was not perfect, just as he knew he was not perfect when he left. But what president ever was?
Dr. Kissinger was a former child. Jerry Ford was a former child. Even F.D.R. was a former child. I retired from the movies in 1949, and I’m still a former child.
John Ford was so funny that I couldn’t wait to go to work in the morning.
I did a film called ‘Patriot Games’ with Harrison Ford, and we actually shot three different versions of my death. And they settled on the third.
Jerry Ford is so dumb he can’t fart and chew gum at the same time.
The problem that we’ve had is four media companies run media, globally. And some say they’re on the Right and some say they’re on the Left; look, they’re all afraid of losing Ford as a client. So they’re all, by definition, huge companies that are going to be inherently conservative.
Harrison Ford – one of my favorite actors – has a wonderful sense of character and depth and uniqueness to him, yet he’s able to just deliver the lines without putting any English on it.
I really like a lot of Tom Ford. His leather sneakers are my most worn shoes.
Gerald Ford brought to the political arena no demons, no hidden agenda, no hit list or acts of vengeance. He knew who he was, and he didn’t require consultants or gurus to change him.