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 Jim Lampe - “Knowing and talking to the farmers is important to me. Some of the cheese I sell is hand-delivered from the farmer who made it.”
 Alyssa Lampe - “I never even dreamed about this when I was a freshman. But I've learned that nothing is impossible. I know how hard I've worked. I've earned the right to be here.”
 John Lampe - “Please remember we're talking about a test that we agree to do that we do on our own. It's not a required test. That's a very, very severe test. It's a high-speed test, it's designed to take tires right up to their limits, ... If we don't have tires that fail tests, then what value are they”
 John Lampe - “Would any of these people let their family or driven themselves in a Ford Explorer with these tires if they thought there was a problem”
 Alyssa Lampe - “I'm glad he won his title.”
 John Lampe - “The real issue here is the safety of the Explorer, ... Ford refused to look at issues surrounding the Explorer in August. Ford failed to do that today.”
 John Lampe - “We appreciate the patience and understanding that so many of our Firestone customers have shown during this major undertaking, ... We're doing everything in our power to replace all recalled tires as quickly as possible.”
 John Lampe - “Since the early 90s, we have been a decentralized company, focusing on 21 separate businesses, ... While this structure was innovative and successful for our company then, it is time to dismantle the castle walls and empty the moats.”
 John Lampe - “We look forward to presenting our information to the committee and showing them our tires are safe.”
 John Lampe - “I want to be very clear. Our tires are safe, and we will use every opportunity available in the process to prove that,”
 Marc Lampe - “I do recall that my father was the victim of a smear campaign by the publisher of the local newspaper. I knew it was wrong and unfair, but it didn't seem to really affect my father.”
 Marc Lampe - “I just think that ethics education today is not as successful as it should be. Everyone seems to think they are ethical, but then we see lying, cheating and stealing going on at every level of our business world and it's spiraling up through society.”
 Marc Lampe - “It feels good to blame someone else, especially if they are smaller than you.”
 John Lampe - “Our analysis suggests that there are significant safety issues with a substantial segment of Ford Explorers,”
 John Lampe - “We have been working closely with the state attorneys general on this issue for more than a year now, and believe that these efforts have allowed us to reach an acceptable agreement that permits us to focus our energies and our resources on rebuilding our company and the Firestone brand,”
 John Lampe - “It's not unusual for tires to experience some cosmetic cracking, and that is what we initially saw in this situation, ... As it became apparent that this was a unique circumstance, we decided a recall was the best course of action. With the design specification change, we believe we have taken the necessary steps to make sure this issue has been resolved.”
 John Lampe - “I want my first act as the new CEO to be a sincere apology to those who have suffered personal losses, or who have had problems with Firestone tires. We can debate over cause and responsibility, for there is much that is not known. But that does not change the fact that there have been tragic accidents, and for this I am deeply sorry.”
 John Lampe - “I want my first act as the new CEO to be a sincere apology to those who have suffered personal losses, or who have had problems with Firestone tires, ... We can debate over cause and responsibility, for there is much that is not known. But that does not change the fact that there have been tragic accidents, and for this I am deeply sorry.”