None Of Our Men Are "experts." We Have Most Unfortunately Found It Necessary To Get Rid Of A Man As Soon As He Thinks Himself An Expert -- Because No One Ever Considers Himself Expert If He Really Knows His Job.

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None of our men are "experts." We have most unfortunately found it
necessary to get rid of a man as soon as he thinks himself an expert
-- because no one ever considers himself expert if he really knows
his job. A man who knows a job sees so much more to be done than
he has done, that he is always pressing forward and never gives up
an instant of thought to how good and how efficient he is. Thinking
always ahead, thinking always of trying to do more, brings a state
of mind in which nothing is impossible. The moment one gets into the
expert" state of mind a great number of things become impossible.
-- From Henry Ford Sr., "My Life and Work," p. 86 (1922):