"He who walks with billionaires, will become a billionaire." ~ Christopher Kozoriz

Lakshmi Mittal - Quotes


Chairman and CEO of ArcelorMittal

  • Always think outside the box and embrace opportunities that appear, wherever they might be.
  • At the end of the day you have to keep emotions away.
  • Everyone experiences tough times, it is a measure of your determination and dedication how you deal with them and how you come through them.
  • Hard work certainly goes a long way. These days a lot of people work hard, so you have to make sure you work even harder and really dedicate yourself to what you are doing and setting out to achieve.
  • In our industry today only a strong company with a global reach can ensure long-term employment and provide acceptable returns for shareholders.
  • It is true that we are interested in scale but there are very sound reasons for this.
  • This is not about creating a giant. It’s about creating the sustainability of the steel industry.
  • We are beginning to see the benefits of global consolidation.
  • We are not in the business of iron ore. Whatever captive iron ore sources we have, we use it to make steel.
  • When people can see which direction the leaders are going in it becomes easier to motivate them.