Lee Iacocca Quotes


50 Lee Iacocca quotes:



"When the product is right, you don't have to be a great marketer."
Author: Iacocca Quotes Category: Business Quotes
"There is no substitute for accurate knowledge. Know yourself, know your business, know your men."
Author: Iacocca Quotes Category: Business Quotes
"People say to me, ''You were a roaring success. How did you do it?'' I go back to what my parents taught me. Apply yourself. Get all the education you can, but then, by God, do something. Don't just stand there, make something happen."
Author: Iacocca Quotes Category: Action Quotes
"If I had to sum up in a word what makes a good manager, I'd say decisiveness. You can use the fanciest computers to gather the numbers, but in the end you have to set a timetable and act."
Author: Iacocca Quotes Category: Computers Quotes
"We at Chrysler borrow money the old-fashioned way. We pay it back."
"The speed of the boss is the speed of the team."
"If you want to make good use of your time, you've got to know what's most important and then give it all you've got."
"The ability to concentrate and to use your time well is everything"
Author: Iacocca Quotes Category: Ability Quotes
"If it hadn't been for Henry Ford's drive to create a mass market for cars, America wouldn't have a middle class today."
Author: Iacocca Quotes Category: America Quotes
"Apply yourself. Get all the education you can, but then, by God, do something. Don't just stand there, make it happen."
"One of the things the government can't do is run anything. The only things our government runs are the post office and the railroads, and both of them are bankrupt."
"We've got to pause and ask ourselves: How much clean air do we need?"
"There are times when even the best manager is like the little boy with the big dog, waiting to see where the dog wants to go so he can take him there."
"In the end, all business operations can be reduced to three words; people, product and profits. Unless you've got a good team, you can't do much with the other two."
"The ability to concentrate and to use time well is everything."
"In the end, all business operations can be reduced to three words: people, product and profits. Unless you've got a good team, you can't do much with the other two."
Author: Iacocca Quotes Category: Business Quotes
"Why is our free-enterprise system so strong?- Not because it stands still, frozen in the past, but because it has always adapted to changing realities"
Author: Iacocca Quotes Category: Business Quotes
"The kind of people I look for to fill top management spots are the eager beavers, the mavericks. These are the guys who try to do more than they're expected to do / they always reach."
Author: Iacocca Quotes Category: Management Quotes
"Boys, there ain't no free lunches in this country. And don't go spending your whole life commiserating that you got the raw deals. You've got to say, ''I think that if I keep working at this and want it bad enough I can have it.'' It's called perseverance."
"I've always found that the speed of the boss is the speed of the team."



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