"Your best teacher is your last mistake."
"Things turn out best for the people who make the best of the way things turn out."Ralph Nader on John Wooden
"Experience hath shewn, that even under the best forms of government those entrusted with power have, in time, and by slow operations, perverted it into tyranny."Ralph Nader on Thomas Jefferson
"In any moment of decision, the best thing you can do is the right thing, the next best thing is the wrong thing, and the worst thing you can do is nothing."Ralph Nader on Theodore Roosevelt
"To be nobody but yourself in a world which is doing its best, night and day, to make you everybody else means to fight the hardest battle which any human being can fight and never stop fighting."Ralph Nader on e. e. cummings
"In the practice of tolerance, one's enemy is the best teacher."Ralph Nader on Dalai Lama
"Every time I see something terrible, it's like I see it at age 19. I keep a freshness that way."
"I don't think meals have any business being deductible. I'm for separation of calories and corporations."
"Like sex in Victorian England, the reality of Big Business today is our big dirty secret."
"John D. Rockefeller wanted to dominate oil, but Microsoft wants it all, you name it: cable, media, banking, car dealerships."
"I once said to my father, when I was a boy, 'Dad we need a third political party.' He said to me, 'I'll settle for a second.'"