51 Ross Perot Quotes on Success, Life and Business

Ross Perot was an American business mogul, billionaire, and philanthropist.

Best Ross Perot Quotes

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

A weak currency is the sign of a weak economy, and a weak economy leads to a weak nation. ~ Ross Perot.

Build an environment where the first guy who sees the snake kills it. ~ Ross Perot.

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. ~ Ross Perot.

I’m not interested in raising statues as much as I’m interested in honoring heroes. ~ Ross Perot.

Punishing honest mistakes stifles creativity. I want people moving and shaking the earth and they’re going to make mistakes. ~ Ross Perot.

If I’m poor and you’re rich, and I can get you to defend me that’s good. But when the tables get turned, I would do my share. ~ Ross Perot.

When things are good, people get soft. When things are bad, people get serious. ~ Ross Perot.

In war there is no substitute for victory. ~ Ross Perot.

Inspiring Ross Perot Quotes

Life is like a cobweb, not an organization chart. ~ Ross Perot.

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.

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.

When I went to the Naval Academy, I got a short haircut and liked it. It’s efficient. You don’t have to waste time combing it. ~ Ross Perot.

I don’t care where they stand. The man I worry about is the one who hasn’t taken a position. ~ Ross Perot.

I am not a legend, but I am a myth. ~ Ross Perot.

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.

You don’t have to be the biggest to beat the biggest. ~ Ross Perot.

Money is the most overrated thing in the world. ~ Ross Perot.

Wise Ross Perot Quotes

Cheaper energy benefits millions of people; expensive energy benefits a few. ~ Ross Perot.

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.

We have two horses in the race, one of them is going to win. ~ Ross Perot.

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.

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

From my point of view, the less publicity the better. No publicity at all is the ideal. ~ Ross Perot.

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.

Failures are like skinned knees – painful but superficial. ~ Ross Perot.

Talk is cheap. Words are plentiful. Deeds are precious. ~ Ross Perot.

Famous Ross Perot Quotes

War has rules, mud wrestling has rules – politics has no rules. ~ Ross Perot.

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. ~ Ross Perot.

Inventories can be managed, but people must be led. ~ Ross Perot.

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

I want to put my money where my intentions are. ~ Ross Perot.

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.

When you’re on top you tend to be vulnerable. When you don’t have to hunt anymore, some kids knocks you off. Keep yourself in shape by climbing the mountain. ~ Ross Perot.

Eagles don’t flock, you have to find them one at a time. ~ Ross Perot.
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.

Talking about myself is sort of a waste of time. I’ve lived only one life. It’s been over documented. Half of it is truth. Half of it is myth. I would think readers are probably sick of it. I’m sick of it. ~ Ross Perot.

Popular Ross Perot Quotes

One of the great blessings is that nobody taught me how to manage people. Instead, for four years I was taught and shown by example how to lead people. There is a fundamental difference. ~ Ross Perot.

We had an abundance of leaders so that, as the company grew, we could make it grow successfully. That was the secret for our company’s success. ~ Ross Perot.

We now expect life to be so extraordinarily good to us that we must be paid $20 an hour for a job that you could train a monkey to do – or we think the world is being unfair. The real lesson is that, if you give a lot to the world, the world will give a lot to you. ~ Ross Perot.

Anybody can cut prices, but it takes brains to produce a better article. ~ Ross Perot.

Historically in our country, the individual who makes the money has to be a cartoon character. We’re stuck with that. ~ Ross Perot.

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.

It will be like turning a bunch of bulldogs loose on a bunch of poodles. ~ Ross Perot.

Great Ross Perot Quotes

A man is never more on trial than in a moment of excessive good fortune. ~ Ross Perot.

Divided teams lose, united teams win… ~ Ross Perot.

As a young man I wanted to be a pearl. Unfortunately, my lot in life is to be the grain of sand that irritates the oyster. ~ Ross Perot.

When you get down to the guys who actually have their hands on things, they know what to do. ~ Ross Perot.

Scouting played a huge part in my life, and I loved it. ~ Ross Perot.

75% of high school seniors don’t know who Whitman or Thoreau is. Twenty-five percent of college seniors in Texas can’t name the country on Texas’ southern border. That’s scary. ~ Ross Perot.

Reward workers while the sweat’s still on their brow. ~ Ross Perot.

I knew we had to have strong leaders and I was determined to have them. ~ Ross Perot.

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