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"Your best teacher is your last mistake."

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

"The use of solar energy has not been opened up because the oil industry does not own the sun."

"Turn on to politics, or politics will turn on you."

"The function of leadership is to produce more leaders, not more followers."

"Our founders did not oust George III in order for us to crown Richard I."

"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."

"The networks are not some chicken-coop manufacturing lobby whose calls nobody returns."

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

"I don't think meals have any business being deductible. I'm for separation of calories and corporations."

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

"The corporate lobby in Washington is basically designed to stifle all legislative activity on behalf of consumers."

"People are stunned to hear that one company has data files on 185 million Americans."

"When strangers start acting like neighbors... communities are reinvigorated."

"This country has far more problems than it deserves and far more solutions than it applies."

"I start with the premise that the function of leadership is to produce more leaders, not more followers."

"Obviously, the answer to oil spills is to paper-train the tankers."

"Sanctions against polluters are feeble and out of date, and are rarely invoked."

"Today the large organization is lord and master, and most of its employees have been desensitized much as were the medieval peasants who never knew they were serfs."

"The only difference between the Republican and Democratic parties is the velocities with which their knees hit the floor when corporations knock on their door. That's the only difference."

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