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H. Ross Perot Quotes

(1930), American Businessman & Politician, Founder EDS

The activist is not the man who says the river is dirty. The activist is the man who cleans up the river.

Category: Action

If we did not have such a thing as an airplane today, we would probably create something the size of N.A.S.A. to make one.

Category: Bureaucracy

If we decide to take this level of business creating ability nationwide, we'll all be plucking chickens for a living.

Category: Business

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.

Category: Business

If someone is blessed as I am is not willing to clean out the barn, who will?

Category: Egotism

Which one of the three candidates would you want your daughter to marry?

Category: Elections

Failures are like skinned knees, painful but superficial.

Category: Failure

Eagles don't flock, you have to find them one at a time.

Category: Leaders And Leadership

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.

Category: Perseverance

If you can't stand a little sacrifice and you can't stand a trip across the desert with limited water, we're never going to straighten this country out.

Category: Politicians And Politics

It takes five years to design a new car in this country. Heck, we won World War II in four years.

Category: Progress