Top 35 General Motors Quotes

Words matter. These are the best General Motors Quotes from famous people such as Susumu Tonegawa, Mary Barra, Tina Brown, Steve Eisman, Alex Berenson, and they’re great for sharing with your friends.

When General Motors builds a car, they want to meet the

When General Motors builds a car, they want to meet the specific needs of many customers. But if they custom-make each car, then it will not be economical.
Susumu Tonegawa
When you look at the truck market in North America, you have to understand the customer, and that’s one of the things I think General Motors does really well. There’s a big population that buys our trucks. It’s their life – or it’s their livelihood. Not their lifestyle, their livelihood. It’s a work truck.
Mary Barra
It’s Obama’s bad luck that he got elected just as the mayhem of the foreclosures, the banking collapse, and the General Motors disaster was accelerating the surge in unemployment to warp speed.
Tina Brown
The one stock in my portfolio which I say hasn’t worked yet but has the potential for a big home run is General Motors.
Steve Eisman
For value investors, General Motors is a tempting target. The company’s share of the North American auto market has steadily declined for two decades, and analysts say the company suffers from weak management and unexciting cars.
Alex Berenson
My goal in coming to General Motors was to help restore profitability, build a strong market position and position this iconic company for success. We are clearly on that path.
Edward Whitacre, Jr.
It is the instinctive wish of most American businesspeople, even those unlikely to be directly affected, that General Motors not go bankrupt.
Carol Loomis
You want to know whether we’re better off? I’ve got a little bumper sticker for you: Osama bin Laden is dead and General Motors is alive. Osama bin Laden is dead and General Motors is alive! Osama bin Laden is dead and General Motors is alive!
Joe Biden
Connectivity offers a great opportunity for General Motors. When you look at the investment we have made in OnStar and putting 4GLT in and the access you have to not only put data in, and we haven’t really tapped into the data you can use from the vehicle.
Mary Barra
I started at General Motors at 18 years old as a co-op student at the General Motors Institute, which is now Kettering.
Mary Barra
Instead of mindlessly tossing billions at or taking billions from the Net as such, investors should be spending their time making sure that it’s the future Fords and General Motors of cyberspace that are getting the capital they need.
James Surowiecki
With my luck, if I ever invested in General Motors, they’d bust it to Corporal!
Robert Orben
Well, as you know, General Motors does not make hybrids. Ford only made 4,000 hybrids last year.
Ed Markey
What really went wrong is that General Motors has had this philosophy from the beginning that what’s good for General Motors is good for the country. So, their attitude was, ‘We’ll build it and you buy it. We’ll tell you what to buy. You just buy it.’
Michael Moore
Our thinking behind these agreements is that we want all jobs in General Motors to be good jobs.
Charles E. Wilson
If Warren Buffett could change his mind about investing in airlines, Mohnish Pabrai could change his mind about investing in autos. Pabrai, who has modeled his investment career and fee structure after Buffett’s original partnership, counts General Motors, Fiat Chrysler, and Ferrari in his highly concentrated portfolio.
Kelly Evans
My first job at General Motors was as a quality inspector on the assembly line. I was checking fits between hoods and fenders. I had a little scale and clipboard. At one point, I was probably examining 60 jobs an hour during an eight-hour shift. A job like that teaches you to value all the people who do a job like that.
Mary Barra
The president of General Motors was in a foul humor.
Arthur Hailey
For years I thought what was good for our country was good for General Motors and vice versa. The difference did not exist. Our company is too big. It goes with the welfare of the country.
Charles Erwin Wilson
I hate to let people down. I was like that in sports and I was like that in comedy. I was like that at work. When I worked General Motors and stuff like that, when I say something, I mean it.
Bernie Mac
The Tigers, Lions, Red Wings, and Pistons are there today as sure as they were when what was good for General Motors was good for the country. Would you rather have a basketball team, or would you rather be Detroit?
Frank Deford
If General Motors can’t survive and run their business like a business, let them go under.
James Woods
My goal is for General Motors to lead in safe autonomous driving.
Mary Barra
There’s only one movie theater in the entire city of Detroit. The entire city has one open movie theater, and it is in the – it is in the General Motors headquarters complex.
Michael Moore
I will never get married to the head of General Motors. I will never be the wife of a superstar. For those women, their lives are somebody else’s… I will never be a ‘Mrs. Blabidyblah!’
Stephanie Zimbalist
General Motors spends more on health care than steel.
Kathleen Sebelius
My dad was an assembly line worker at AC Spark Plug, which was a division of General Motors, and his job was to build and then inspect the little spark plugs as they came off the line.
Michael Moore
We’re concerned with a powerful government who is telling General Motors now, maybe, what they can charge for their automobiles. Indeed, if the government owns 61 percent, they can do that.
Phil Gingrey
These are the multinationals, like General Motors and Nestle; these are the big industrial groups that weigh, on the monetary scale, much more than big countries like Egypt.
Ahmed Ben Bella
Our expanding Canadian operations are concrete evidence of General Motors confidence in Canada.
Charles E. Wilson
I don’t think I would have to run a campaign that’s financed like General Motors.
John Bolton
Owning great landmarks such as the Empire State Buildin

Owning great landmarks such as the Empire State Building or Trump Tower or the General Motors Building or the Plaza Hotel – there are certain just spectacular landmarks – it’s an honor; it’s really an honor.
Donald Trump
Now having said that, I realize that releasing a film in the real world is like trying to get General Motors to release a handmade car.
Godfrey Reggio
What is good for General Motors is not good for America if General Motors is moving production out of the United States.
Pat Buchanan
We just put General Motors in the hands of people who can’t even run our own government.
Glenn Beck