Ralph Nader is a renowned American environmentalist, reformer and consumer protection activists, author and lecturer. He gained prominence after the release of his best seller ‘Unsafe at Any Speed’, which gave us a critical account of the safety record of American automobile manufacturers. His work ‘Action for a Change’ and ‘Collision Course: the Truth About Airline Safety and Taming the Giant Corporation’ created headlines for his whistle blowing shenanigans. He was listed among the Top 100 Influential Americans by the Life Magazine, Time Magazine, The Atlantic and Britannica. This Automotive Hall of Fame inductee was also awarded with prestigious honors of Gandhi Peace Award and Horchow Award for Public Service by a Private Citizen. Nader was instrumental in implementation of consumer protection acts such as The Clean Water Act, the Freedom of Information Act, the Consumer Product Safety Act, the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act, the Whistleblower Protection Act, and the National Traffic and Motor Vehicle Safety. We have collected his famous quotes from his writings, speeches, interviews, observation, activism etc. Run through these quotes from this American activist.
You should not allow yourself the luxuries of discouragement of despair. Bounce back immediately, and welcome the adversity because it produces harder thinking and harder drive to get to the objective.
The 'democracy gap' in our politics and elections spells a deep sense of powerlessness by people who drop out, do not vote, or listlessly vote for the 'least worst' every four years and then wonder why after every cycle the 'least worst' gets worse.
John D. Rockefeller wanted to dominate oil, but Microsoft wants it all, you name it: cable, media, banking, car dealerships.
Up against the corporate government, voters find themselves asked to choose between look-alike candidates from two parties vying to see who takes the marching orders from their campaign paymasters and their future employers. The money of vested interest nullifies genuine voter choice and trust.