Lee Iacocca Sayings and Quotes

Below you will find our collection of inspirational, wise, and humorous old Lee Iacocca quotes, Lee Iacocca sayings, and Lee Iacocca proverbs, collected over the years from a variety of sources.

You can have brilliant ideas, but if you can't get them across, your ideas won't get you anywhere. Lee Iacocca
Apply yourself. Get all the education you can, but then, by God, do something. Don’t just stand there, make it happen. 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
The kind of people I look for to fill top management spots are the eager beavers, the mavericks. These are the guys who try to do more than they're expected to do - they always reach. Lee Iacocca
The only rock I know that stays steady, the only institution I know that works, is the family. Lee Iacocca
The only rock I know that stays steady, the only institution I know that works, is the family. 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
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
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
The discipline of writing something down is the first step toward making it happen. Lee Iacocca
We are continually faced by great opportunities brilliantly disguised as insoluble problems. Lee Iacocca
Even a correct decision is wrong when it is taken too late. Lee Iacocca
I learned about the strength you can get from close family life. I learned to keep going, even in bad times. I learned not to despair, even when my world was falling apart. I learned that there are no free lunches. And I learned the value of hard work. Lee Iacocca
Management is nothing more than motivating other people. Lee Iacocca
The speed of the boss is the speed of the team. 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
In the end, all business operations can be reduced to three words: people, product, and profits. Lee Iacocca