Ralph Nader Quotes (19 quotations)

1. Every time I see something terrible, it's like I see it at age 19. I keep a freshness that way. - Ralph Nader

2. For almost 70 years the life insurance industry has been a smug sacred cow feeding the public a steady line of sacred bull. - Ralph Nader

3. I don't think meals have any business being deductible. I'm for separation of calories and corporations. - Ralph Nader

4. I start with the premise that the function of leadership is to produce more leaders, not more followers. - Ralph Nader

5. If you're not turned on to politics, politics will turn on you. - Ralph Nader

6. John D. Rockefeller wanted to dominate oil, but Microsoft wants it all, you name it: cable, media, banking, car dealerships. - Ralph Nader

7. Our founders did not oust George III in order for us to crown Richard I. - Ralph Nader

8. People are stunned to hear that one company has data files on 185 million Americans. - Ralph Nader

9. President Reagan was elected on the promise of getting government off the backs of the people and now he demands that government wrap itself around the waists of the people. - Ralph Nader

10. Ronald Reagan is the most ignorant president since Warren Harding. - Ralph Nader

11. The corporate lobby in Washington is basically designed to stifle all legislative activity on behalf of consumers. - Ralph Nader

12. The function of leadership is to produce more leaders, not more followers. - Ralph Nader

13. The networks are not some chicken-coop manufacturing lobby whose calls nobody returns. - Ralph Nader

14. The use of solar energy has not been opened up because the oil industry does not own the sun. - Ralph Nader

15. This country has been strip-mined by rich and powerful interests. If you dont like what they're doing, don't just sit there. Vote them out. - Ralph Nader

16. This country has far more problems than it deserves and far more solutions than it applies. - Ralph Nader

17. Turn on to politics, or politics will turn on you. - Ralph Nader

18. When strangers start acting like neighbors... communities are reinvigorated. - Ralph Nader

19. Your best teacher is your last mistake. - Ralph Nader

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