” The people of Southwest have always been my pride, my joy and my love. Their indomitable dedication and esprit de corps have taken Southwest from a three-airplane dream to a 500-airplane reality. “


” When I started working on Southwest Airlines, I kid you not, only people flying on business and very wealthy people ever flew. “


” I’ve found that many of the greatest ideas surface in bars because that’s where many people cultivate inspiration. “


” One piece of advice that always stuck in my mind is that people should be respected and trusted as people, not because of their position or title. “


” Keep costs low and spirits high, and the people of Southwest Airlines will keep LUV in the air. “


” In 1996 – when, for the fifth year in a row, we had the best record among major airlines for on-time performance and for baggage handling and the fewest complaints for the number of customers carried – we dedicated an airplane to all of our 25,000 people. We put all their names on the outside of the overhead bins. “


” I’ve been asked a number of times what was my proudest accomplishment when I was still very active in the day-to-day affairs of Southwest Airlines. I always said job security for our people. “



All 7 Herb Kelleher Quotes about People in picture


The people of Southwest have always been my pride, my joy and my love. Their indomitable dedication and esprit de corps have taken Southwest from a three-airplane dream to a 500-airplane reality.
When I started working on Southwest Airlines, I kid you not, only people flying on business and very wealthy people ever flew.


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One piece of advice that always stuck in my mind is that people should be respected and trusted as people, not because of their position or title.
Keep costs low and spirits high, and the people of Southwest Airlines will keep LUV in the air.
In 1996 - when, for the fifth year in a row, we had the best record among major airlines for on-time performance and for baggage handling and the fewest complaints for the number of customers carried - we dedicated an airplane to all of our 25,000 people. We put all their names on the outside of the overhead bins.
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