Alfred P. Sloan Quotes

 

The greatest real thrill that life offers is to create, to construct, to develop something useful. Too often we fail to recognize and pay tribute to the creative spirit. It is that spirit that creates our jobs.

— Alfred P. Sloan

If we are all in agreement on the decision – then I propose we postpone further discussion of this matter until our next meeting to give ourselves time to develop disagreement and perhaps gain some understanding of what the decision is all about.

— Alfred P. Sloan

A car for every purse and purpose.

— Alfred P. Sloan

If you do it right 51 percent of the time you will end up a hero.

— Alfred P. Sloan

Bedside manners are no substitute for the right diagnosis.

— Alfred P. Sloan

Competition is the final price determinant and competitive prices may result in profits which force you to accept a rate of return less than you hoped for, or for that matter to accept temporary losses.

— Alfred P. Sloan

There has to be this pioneer, the individual who has the courage, the ambition to overcome the obstacles that always develop when one tries to do something worthwhile, especially when it is new and different.

— Alfred P. Sloan

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