Aubrey McClendon — American Businessman

Aubrey Kerr McClendon is an American businessman and the founder and chief executive officer of American Energy Partners. He is also the co-founder and retired chief executive officer and chairman of Chesapeake Energy Corporation. He has been an outspoken advocate for natural gas as a cleaner and safer alternative to oil and coal fuels... (wikipedia)

I just wanted to be a businessman, and to me, the best way to understand business was to be an accountant.
I do think a key to success in any walk of life is having a short memory and a thick skin - I know it has served me well over the years.
Natural gas is the one fuel that we have that's affordable, it's scaleable, it can replace coal over time, it can replace imported oil, can create American jobs.
I think most people act in their self-interest.
I get mad at the New York-based environmentalists because if you were truly environmentalists you wouldn't have a storm surge system and a sanitary system hooked together here that requires you to close your beaches 10 times a year.