Ross Perot

(Henry Ross Perot)

Ross Perot
Ross Perot
  • Born: June 27, 1930
  • Nationality: American
  • Profession: Businessman









Quote Topics Cited
People don’t change from lions to rabbits in mid-flight. Oratory, Discussion & Debate
The activist is not the man who says the river is dirty. The activist is the man who cleans up the river. Environment & Environmentalism ;Politics, Politicians & Political Campaigning & Fund Raising
The bloodiest politics in America are educational politics at the local level. Education, Learning, Knowledge & Training
We’re the owners of this country. We don’t act like the owners. We act like white rabbits that get programmed by messages coming out of Washington. Citizenship & Patriotism
A weak currency is the sign of a weak economy, and a weak economy leads to a weak nation.
Action is greater than writing. A good man is a nobler object of contemplation than a great author. There are but two things worth living for: to do what is worthy of being written; and to write what is worthy of being read.
Anybody can cut prices, but it takes brains to produce a better article.
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. Business, Commerce & Finance
Eagles don't flock, you have to find them one at a time. Time
Failures are like skinned knees, painful but superficial.
I’m doing this because I like it. Politics, Politicians & Political Campaigning & Fund Raising
If someone as blessed as I am is not willing to clean out the barn, who will?
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.
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.
If you see a snake, just kill it - don't appoint a committee on snakes.
In plain Texas talk, it's 'do the right thing'
Inventories can be managed, but people must be led.
Life is like a cobweb, not an organization chart. Life
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.
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. Success
Punishing honest mistakes stifles creativity. I want people moving and shaking the earth and they're going to make mistakes.
Spend a lot of time talking to customers face to face. You'd be amazed how many companies don't listen to their customers. Time ;Business, Commerce & Finance
The budget should be balanced, the treasury should be refilled, the public debt should be reduced and the arrogance of public officials should be controlled.
There are but two things worth living for: to do what is worthy of being written; and to write what is worthy of being read.
War has rules, mud wrestling has rules - politics has no rules. Politics, Politicians & Political Campaigning & Fund Raising ;War & Peace
Which one of the three candidates would you want your daughter to marry?
Written reports stifle creativity.
You don't have to be the biggest to beat the biggest.