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15-10-1924
Lee Iacocca is a Businessman who was born on 15th October 1924 AD. An American citizen, Lee Iacocca was born in United States. Lee Iacocca is also called Lido Anthony Iacocca. His birthday falls on 15th October 1924 AD. In his life, Lido Anthony Iacocca is famous not only for his work but also for his quotations and sayings, some of which are quite popular and listed here.

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

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

Any supervisor worth his salt would rather deal with people who attempt too much than with those who try too little.

- 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

Every business and every product has risks. You can't get around it.

- Lee Iacocca

I forgot to shake hands and be friendly. It was an important lesson about leadership.

- 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

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

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

In the end, all business operations can be reduced to three words: people, product, and profits.

- Lee Iacocca

Management is nothing more than motivating other people.

- Lee Iacocca

Motivation is everything. You can do the work of two people, but you can't be two people. Instead, you have to inspire the next guy down the line and get him

- Lee Iacocca

People want economy and they will pay any price to get it.

- Lee Iacocca

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

Talk to people in their own language. If you do it well, they’ll say, ‘God, he said exactly what I was thinking.’ And when they begin to respect you, they’ll follow you to the death.

- Lee Iacocca

The ability to concentrate and to use time well is everything.

- Lee Iacocca

The affections are like lightning: you cannot tell where they will strike till they have fallen.

- 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.

- Lee Iacocca

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.

- Lee Iacocca

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

- 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

There is no substitute for accurate knowledge. Know yourself, know your business, know your men.

- Lee Iacocca

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

- Lee Iacocca

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

- Lee Iacocca

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