"You'll never convince me there is a hopeless situation or there is any finality in any success or any failure."
"Far better is it to dare mighty things, to win glorious triumphs, even though checkered by failure... than to rank with those poor spirits who neither enjoy nor suffer much, because they live in a gray twilight that knows not victory nor defeat."Carlos Ghosn on Theodore Roosevelt
"I can accept failure, everyone fails at something. But I can't accept not trying."Carlos Ghosn on Michael Jordan
"Nothing in this world can take the place of persistence. Talent will not nothing is more common than unsuccessful people with talent. Genius will not unrewarded genius is almost a proverb. Education will not the world is full of educated failures. Persistence and determination alone are omnipotent."Carlos Ghosn on Calvin Coolidge
"My great concern is not whether you have failed, but whether you are content with your failure."Carlos Ghosn on Abraham Lincoln
"Remembering that I'll be dead soon is the most important tool I've ever encountered to help me make the big choices in life. Because almost everything - all external expectations, all pride, all fear of embarrassment or failure - these things just fall away in the face of death, leaving only what is truly important."Carlos Ghosn on Steve Jobs
"At the age of 20 I bought a used Fiat 127. This was the only one I could afford!"
"I think that the best training a top manager can be engaged in is management by example."
"Business is tough you need tough guys."
"Profit is the most global aspect of a business, and it is cross-functional."
"Design is important, it's an important dimension in the car. It's not the only one."