"The activist is not the man who says the river is dirty. The activist is the man who cleans up the river."
"Let us not seek the Republican answer or the Democratic answer, but the right answer. Let us not seek to fix the blame for the past. Let us accept our own responsibility for the future."Ross Perot on John F. Kennedy
"Suppose you were an idiot, and suppose you were a member of Congress but I repeat myself."Ross Perot on Mark Twain
"One of the penalties for refusing to participate in politics is that you end up being governed by your inferiors."Ross Perot on Plato
"If you put the federal government in charge of the Sahara Desert, in 5 years there'd be a shortage of sand."Ross Perot on Milton Friedman
"It is enough that the people know there was an election. The people who cast the votes decide nothing. The people who count the votes decide everything."Ross Perot on Joseph Stalin
"Spend a lot of time talking to customers face to face. You'd be amazed how many companies don't listen to their customers."
"Business is not just doing deals business is having great products, doing great engineering, and providing tremendous service to customers. Finally, business is a cobweb of human relationships."
"Most new jobs won't come from our biggest employers. They will come from our smallest. We've got to do everything we can to make entrepreneurial dreams a reality."
"War has rules, mud wrestling has rules - politics has no rules."
"Most people give up just when they're about to achieve success. They quit on the one yard line. They give up at the last minute of the game one foot from a winning touchdown."