Quotations by Giovanni Agnelli
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Born: Monday, August 13, 1866
Died: Sunday, December 16, 1945 (79 years old)
And the Marshall Plan, to us, meant a general who had turned into a secretary of state, and that the secretary of state saw the necessity of the reconstruction of these European countries that had suffered so heavily.
(Keywords: Countries, Necessity, State)
I believe that we were very, very lucky that it went that way.
In the immediate postwar years, the whole of Europe was in a recession. So first of all, it helped us step out of a recession; it gave a certain amount of speed to the economy. But that was the first step.
(Keywords: Economy, Europe, First, Years)
The Communists at that moment were very strong in Italy, and the Italian Communist Party was the biggest Communist Party outside the Soviet Union.
(Keywords: Italy, Party)
Well, in 1947... in Europe and in Italy especially, we thought of America as all-powerful.
(Keywords: Thought, America, Europe, Italy)