I believe in America. America’s made my fortune.
What we think of as our sensitivity is only the higher evolution of terror in a poor dumb beast. We suffer for nothing. Our own death wish is our only real tragedy.
Even the strongest man needs friends.
I have always believed helping your fellow man is profitable in every sense, personally and bottom line.
Finance is a gun. Politics is knowing when to pull the trigger.
The only wealth in this world is children, more than all the money, power on earth.
Never hate your enemies. It affects your judgment.
Like many businessmen of genius he learned that free competition was wasteful, monopoly efficient. And so he simply set about achieving that efficient monopoly.
He was a degenerate gambler. That is, a man who gambled simply to gamble and must lose. As a hero who goes to war must die. Show me a gambler and I’ll show you a loser, show me a hero and I’ll show you a corpse.
Friendship and money: oil and water.
A lawyer with his briefcase can steal more than a hundred men with guns.