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Frank Lowy

Lowy at the Australian Football Awards in October 2011
Born (1930-10-22) 22 October 1930 (age 86)
Fiľakovo, Czechoslovakia (now Slovakia)
Residence Point Piper, Sydney, Australia
Nationality Australian
Known for owner of Leeds United July 2016
Net worth

A$8.26 bn (2016 BRW Rich 200)[1]
US$4.60 bn (2014 Forbes)[2]

Board member of

Westfield Corporation
Lowy Institute for International Policy

Spouse(s) Shirley Lowy OAM
Children Peter Lowy
Steven Lowy
David Lowy

The loss of my father was the most traumatic event in my life – I can't forget the pain.
Frank Lowy
Money is misunderstood. The fact is if you want to be successful – the money will follow you. If you are a doctor, something else will follow you. If you are successful, there is an accompaniment. If your goal is just to make money, you won't succeed. Money is a commodity to use, not to be dictated by.
Frank Lowy
I don't think of myself as a hard man, but other people may think otherwise. You know you have obligations to do the best you can for people, for your job, for your shareholders… it all has to be balanced between the hardness and the softness.
Frank Lowy
Life has its ups and downs, but you can only look forward.
I am 84 years old and have not retired because I feel I have something to contribute.
Frank Lowy
I work all the time; whatever I do, I do it, and I don't necessarily look at it as work. You could say the Auschwitz project was work, or the Lowy Institute is work, or Westfield is work, or the football is work. It is life.
Frank Lowy
So many times I wanted to go to Auschwitz, but I couldn't take up the courage to go there.
Frank Lowy
I don't remember all my successes, but I do remember failures.
The human being is very resourceful. When you fight for survival, you don't think much; you just do. If you think too much, you sink.
Frank Lowy
From morning when I wake up until I go to sleep, I am working. I go to bed and I want to switch off, but the brain doesn't switch off.
Frank Lowy
What is it to enjoy life? Sit at the beach? No. What it is is that you have to do something, you have be productive, make a contribution to the society, to the family, to yourself.
Frank Lowy