Ingvar Kamprad

Swedish business magnate (1926-2018)

Ingvar Feodor Kamprad (born March 30, 1926 - January 27, 2018) was a Swedish business magnate. He is the founder of IKEA, a Swedish retail company specialising in furniture.

Ingvar Kamprad (2010)


  • We still have a long way to go—or as I have written so many times, and said at the end of hundreds of speeches: We are just at the beginning. A glorious future!
    • 1998, quoted in The IKEA Story by Bertil Torekull.
  • Most things still remain to be done!
    • Quoted by Martin Enthed in "[1]", June 24, 2014.
  • You can do so much in ten minutes’ time. Ten minutes, once gone, are gone for good. Divide your life into 10-minute units and sacrifice as few of them as possible in meaningless activity.
    • Quoted in the October 2017 issue of Men’s Health magazine, page 41.
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