Ray Kroc Quotes
October 5, 1902 – January 14, 1984
Be inspired by these Ray Kroc quotes. Ray Kroc was the founder of the McDonald’s franchise business. He put in place the operational systems at McDonalds after he bought out Richard and Maurice McDonald. He had a vision of seeing McDonalds franchises around the world. He tried many different jobs before he found success – from an ambulance driver in the First World War to a Multimixer milkshake machine salesman – he never gave up! When you look at the success of the McDonalds Resturants today, Ray Kroc is an inspiration to us all.
It’s easy to have principles when you’re rich. The important thing is to have principles when you’re poor.
Inspirational Quotes |
If you work just for money, you’ll never make it, but if you love what you’re doing and you always put the customer first, success will be yours.
Customer Service |
Perfection is very difficult to achieve, and perfection was what I wanted in McDonald’s. Everything else was secondary for me.
Take calculated risks. Act boldly and thoughtfully. Be an agile company.
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I have always believed that each man makes his own happiness and is responsible for his own problems. It is a simple philosophy.
Ray Kroc, Grinding It Out: The Making of McDonald’s
When I saw it working that day in 1954, I felt like some latter-day Newton who’d just had an Idaho potato caromed off his skull. That night in my motel room I did a lot of heavy thinking about what Iï¿½d seen during the day. Visions of McDonald’s restaurants dotting crossroads all over the country paraded through my brain.
While formal schooling is an important advantage, it is not a guarantee of success nor is its absence a fatal handicap.
The quality of a leader is reflected in the standards they set for themselves.
You’re only as good as the people you hire.
We take the hamburger business more seriously than anyone else.
All money means to me is a pride in accomplishment.
The more I help others to succeed, the more I succeed.
Helping Others |
Are you green and growing or ripe and rotting?
Funny Quotes about Life |
None of Us is as Good as All of Us
The two most important requirements for major success are: first, being in the right place at the right time, and second, doing something about it.
Creativity is a highfalutin word for the work I have to do between now and Tuesday.
Quotes about Ray Kroc:
You may not want to share this information with your teenagers: Ray Kroc – the visionary behind McDonald’s and one of the most successful entrepreneurs in American history – was a high-school dropout. Will Peters, Leadership Lessons: Ray Kroc
Too many people are disheartened by the thought that their business is too small to be taken seriously by the general public. However, Ray Kroc took one such business and turned it into a blazing success. Richard J. Bowerman, Ray Kroc: 10 Leadership Lessons from Ray Kroc’s Life
Words of Encouragement |
Mr. Kroc is one of the rare individuals who possesses both the charisma of an extraordinary leader who is a great salesman and the passion for detail of an able administrator. Paul D. Paganucci, Intro to Grinding It Out: The Making of McDonald’s
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