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A collection of sayings and quotes by Lee Iacocca on uncertainty, risk, teaching, business, loss, friends, opportunity, motivation, problems and success.

11 Motivational Quotes By Lee Iacocca That Will Prompt You To Strive Hard

Quick Facts

Born On: October 15, 1924

Born In: Allentown, Pennsylvania, U.S.

Lee Iacocca is a renowned American automobile executive known for reviving the ‘Chrysler Corporation’ out of heavy debts. After completing his master’s in engineering from the Princeton University, he landed up a job at the ‘Ford Motors’. He eventually moved to product development and came up with ‘Ford Mustang’ which instantly became a heartthrob as it was an affordable sports car. He went on to serve as the President of Ford but due to some rift with the chairman, he resigned from the job. He was further hired to head the ‘Chrysler Corporation’, which was in deep financial crisis, and about to shutdown. He got the company a $1.5 billion loan from the government which was the biggest sum given to a private company. This further encouraged him to expand the company and he came up with the minivan. He used his prolific selling skills and gained a $2.4 billion profit after paying the loan. This made him more famous and he was even appointed by the then President Ronald Reagan for fundraising efforts for restoration of the ‘Statue of Liberty’. After his retirement, he started working for his ‘Iacocca Family Foundation’. His life has been a great source of inspiration and changed the lives of thousands. We have collected his famous quotes and sayings from his work, writings, thoughts and life. Go through the noteworthy quotations and thoughts by Lee Iacocca which will prove that “where there is a will, there is a way”.
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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

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

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

Lee Iacocca

Get all the education you can then go out and do something - do anything.

Lee Iacocca

No matter what you've done for yourself or for humanity, if you can't look back on having given love and attention to your own family, what have you really accomplished?

Lee Iacocca

We are continually faced by great opportunities brilliantly disguised as insoluable problems.

Lee Iacocca

Apply yourself. Get all the education you can, but then...do something. Don't just stand there, make it happen.

Lee Iacocca

Name me a leader who has a better idea for homeland security than making us take off our shoes in airports and throw away our shampoo?

Lee Iacocca

It's a good thing god doesn't let you look a year or two into the future, or you might be sorely tempted to shoot yourself.

Lee Iacocca

When the product is right, you don't have to be a great marketer.

Lee Iacocca

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

Lee Iacocca