Quotes by: Lee Iacocca

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Lee Iacocca
Iacocca at the White House in September 1993
Born Lido Anthony Iacocca
(1924-10-15) October 15, 1924 (age 92)
Allentown, Pennsylvania, United States
Residence Bel Air, California, United States
Alma mater Lehigh University
Princeton University
Occupation Businessman
Former Chrysler Chairman
Former Ford President
Spouse(s) Mary McCleary (1956-1983)
Peggy Johnson (1986-1987)
Darrien Earle (1991-1994)
Children 2
Website leeiacocca.com
iacoccafoundation.org
iacocca-lehigh.org

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.
Lee Iacocca
A guy named Charlie Beacham was my first mentor at Ford. He taught me the importance of the dealers, and he rubbed my nose in the retail business.
Lee Iacocca
I have always found that if I move with seventy-five percent or more of the facts that I usually never regret it. It's the guys who wait to have everything perfect that drive you crazy.
Lee Iacocca
Chrysler invented rebates, I'm sorry to say. I didn't have anything to do with that. A lot of flaky deals were made in order to give the customer enough cash for a down payment.
Lee Iacocca
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.
Lee Iacocca
My father always used to say that when you die, if you've got five real friends, then you've had a great life.
Lee Iacocca
The trick is to make sure you don't die waiting for prosperity to come.
Lee Iacocca
Any supervisor worth his salt would rather deal with people who attempt too much than with those who try too little.
Lee Iacocca
The only rock I know that stays steady, the only institution I know that works, is the family.
Lee Iacocca
In a completely rational society, the best of us would be teachers and the rest of us would have to settle for something else.
Lee Iacocca
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.
Lee Iacocca
If a guy is over 25 percent jerk, he's in trouble. And Henry was 95 percent.
Lee Iacocca
I guess that's one achievement I'm really proud of. Saving Chrysler was more than jobs, more than shareholder value. Saving Chrysler was a good idea for the whole country.
Lee Iacocca
I always go back to Harry Truman: Should we drop an atomic bomb to save 100,000 lives? That's a hell of a decision to make. Did he make that decision by himself? No, he had advisers.
Lee Iacocca
I have found that being honest is the best technique I can use. Right up front, tell people what you're trying to accomplish and what you're willing to sacrifice to accomplish it.
Lee Iacocca
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