Lee Iacocca Quotes

The only rock I know that stays steady, the only institution I know that works, is the family.

You can have brilliant ideas, but if you can’t get them across, your ideas won’t get you anywhere.

If you have an idea but can’t write it down, you don’t really have an idea.

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.

The only thing you’ve got going for you as a human being is your ability to reason and your common sense. Remember, a horse is stronger and a dog is friendlier.

We’ve got to pause and ask ourselves: How much clean air do we need?

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.

The most successful businessman is the man who holds onto the old just as long as it is good, and grabs the new just as soon as it is better.

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

I want you to get mad about the current state of affairs. I want you to get so mad that you use your new degree and your common sense to kick America off dead center. A little righteous anger really brings out the best in the American personality. Our nation was born when 56 patriots […]