80 Total Quotes

Lee Iacocca Quotes

Lee Iacocca
The thing that lies at the foundation of positive change, the way I see it, is service to a fellow human being.
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#American Businessman #Polish Activist #Change

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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.
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#American Businessman #Government

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Start with good people, lay out the rules, communicate with your employees, motivate them and reward them. If you do all those things effectively, you can't miss.
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#American Businessman #Communication

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The affections are like lightning: you cannot tell where they will strike till they have fallen.
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#Affection

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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
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#Business

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In times of great stress or adversity, it's always best to keep busy, to plow your anger and your energy into something positive.
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#Adversity #American Businessman

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People want economy and they will pay any price to get it.
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#American Businessman #Economy

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Talk to people in their own language. If you do it well, they'll say, 'God, he said exactly what I was thinking.' And when they begin to respect you, they'll follow you to the death.
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#God #American Businessman

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When future historians look back on our way of curing inflation they'll probably compare it to bloodletting in the Middle Ages.
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#Future

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You've got to say, ''I think that if I keep working at this and want it badly enough I can have it.'' It's called perseverance.
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#Perseverance #Bad

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We've got to pause and ask ourselves: How much clean air do we need?
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#American Businessman

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We at Chrysler borrow money the old-fashioned way. We pay it back.
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#American Businessman #Fashion

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The ability to concentrate and to use your time well is everything
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#Ability

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So what do we do? Anything. Something. So long as we just don't sit there. If we screw it up, start over. Try something else. If we wait until we've satisfied all the uncertainties, it may be too late.
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#American Businessman

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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.
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#Boys

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Motivation is everything. You can do the work of two people, but you can't be two people. Instead, you have to inspire the next guy down the line and get him to inspire his people.
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#American Businessman #Motivational #Quote of the Day

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Apply yourself. Get all the education you can, but then, by God, do something. Don't just stand there, make it happen.
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#Education #American Businessman

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The discipline of writing something down is the first step toward making it happen.
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#American Businessman