QotD – Families Are Our Foundation

Rock Wall“The only rock I know that stays steady, the only institution I know that works is the family.”

-Lee Iacocca

Quote of the Day.

Lee Iacocca is a man who rose to great authority in the world of business, and experienced both highs and lows during that time.  Considering his experience, the quote above is not one that we should easily dismiss.

Iacocca states that the only rock he knows that stays steady is the family.  He goes on to say that it is the only institution that works.  In other words, family should be one of the key foundations of our life – not career, not influence, not politics.  All of those things may come and go with time.  Family, if tended properly, is one thing that we can count on for support, inspiration, and growth.

If that is not enough, consider another of Iacocca’s quotes…

“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

Build your life upon your family, build your family upon your faith, and you will have foundation that can weather the storms of life.

Where are you building your foundation?

About Lee Iacocca:  Perhaps one of America’s most well-known businessmen, Lee Iacocca played large roles at both Ford and Chrysler from the 60′s up until his retirement in 1992.  Despite some controversies in the automotive industry during his tenure, his views on business are still widely respected in many circles.

Image CreditStone Wall And Snow by Petr Kratochvil

 

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