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Ross Perot Quotes About Funny, Leadership, Chicken, Life & Success! Ross Perot, an American businessman, In the 1992 and 1996 elections, ran as an independent candidate for president of the United States. In terms of third-party candidates, he was among the most successful in the United States’ history.

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On June 27, 1930, he was born in Texarkana, Texas. Henry Ray Perot was his birth name, although he went by Henry Ross Perot in his early teens. Perot had a good relationship with his father, and going to cattle auctions with him gave him valuable training in the art of persuasion. Perot started his education at the United States Naval Academy in Annapolis, Maryland, in 1949. There, he was able to flourish, eventually becoming the president of his class in both his junior and senior years.

With his wife, Perot came to Texas in 1957 and did serve in the Navy for a few years. He was quickly employed by IBM, where he could put his exceptional sales abilities to use. After a few years, Ross Perot decided to go it alone and founded Electronic Data Systems in 1962 as a for-profit entity. This new firm supplied other companies using its data processing technologies and services. A one-person organization has grown into a profitable company. EDS went public in 1968, and Perot made one millionaire.

A significant percentage of the popular vote went to Perot for the first time since Teddy Roosevelt in 1912. Still, the overwhelming majority of the electorate chose Democrat Bill Clinton. In 2000, Perot stepped down as CEO of Perot Systems, although he continued to serve as the company’s chairman. In Dallas, Texas, on July 9, 2019, Perot died of leukemia.

Best Ross Perot Quotes

1. “Most people give up just when they’re about to achieve success.” -Ross Perot

2. “Failures are like skinned knees, painful but superficial.” -Ross Perot

3. “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.” -Ross Perot

4. “The most successful people in the world aren’t usually the brightest. They are the ones who persevere.” -Ross Perot

5. “I was born rich. Not in tangible things, but rich in the parents I had.” -Ross Perot

6. “Keep in mind our Constitution predates the Industrial Revolution. Our founders did not know about electricity, the train, telephones, radio, television, automobiles, airplanes, rockets, nuclear weapons, satellites, or space exploration. There’s a lot they didn’t know about. It would be interesting to see what kind of document they’d draft today. Just keeping it frozen in time won’t hack it.” -Ross Perot

7. “Don’t run your life by what’s legal or illegal. Run your life based on what’s right or wrong.” -Ross Perot

8. “Spend a lot of time talking to customers face to face. You’d be amazed how many companies don’t listen to their customers.” -Ross Perot

9. “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.” -Ross Perot

10. “One voice is tiny, and alone it cannot be heard above the din of politics as usual. The peoples voice, when it cries as one, is a great roar.” -Ross Perot

11. “Something in human nature causes us to start slacking off at our moment of greatest accomplishment. As you become successful, you will need a great deal of self-discipline not to lose your sense of balance, humility and commitment.” -Ross Perot

12. “There is no accountability in the public school system, except for coaches. You know what happens to a losing coach. You fire him. A losing teacher can go on losing for 30 years and then go to glory.” -Ross Perot

13. “If you see a snake, just kill it , don’t appoint a committee on snakes.” -Ross Perot

14. “Inventories can be managed, but people must be led.” -Ross Perot

15. “The best way to make money is not to have money as your primary goal. I’ve seen great people come into the business world primarily motivated to make money. Almost without exception they failed.” -Ross Perot

16. “War has rules, mud wrestling has rules , politics has no rules.” -Ross Perot

17. “When building a team, I always search first for people who love to win. If I can’t find any of those, I look for people who hate to lose.” -Ross Perot

18. “Modern politics has become little more than shirking responsibility and blaming somebody else.” -Ross Perot

19. “Talk is cheap. Words are plentiful. Deeds are precious.” -Ross Perot

20. “So many people spend their lives chasing money and end up as the richest men in the cemetery. I don’t want to be like that.” -Ross Perot

21. “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.” -Ross Perot

22. “If we really want to know who is responsible for the mess we’re in, all we have to do is look in the mirror. You and I own this country, and we are responsible for what happens to it.” -Ross Perot

23. “My role in life is that of the grain of sand to the oyster-it irritates the oyster and out comes a pearl.” -Ross Perot

24. “We must return immigration to a logical, orderly process where people fill out their applications and wait for approval. We must make sure illegal immigrants stop storming our borders. We must establish the correct criteria, such as our need for certain job skills or education, for granting the right to immigrate into the United States.” -Ross Perot

25. “This planet is our home. If we destroy the planet, we’ve destroyed our home, so it is fundamentally important.” -Ross Perot

26. “The activist is not the man who says the river is dirty. The activist is the man who cleans up the river.” -Ross Perot

27. “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.”– Ross Perot

28. “The debt is like a crazy aunt we keep down in the basement. All the neighbors know she’s there, but nobody wants to talk about her.” -Ross Perot

29. “Life is never more fun than when you’re the underdog competing against the giants.”– Ross Perot

30. “Modern politics has become little more than shirking responsibility and blaming somebody else.” -Ross Perot

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