J. Pierpont Morgan

(John Pierpont Morgan Sr.)

J. Pierpont Morgan
J. Pierpont Morgan
  • Born: April 17, 1837
  • Died: March 31, 1913
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  • Profession: Financier, Banker, Art Collector

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A man always has two reasons for what he does—a good one and the real one. Management & Managing Government
All the banks in Christendom could not control money. Economics, The Economy & Fiscal Affairs
Any man who is a bear on the future of this country will go broke. There may be times when things are dark and cloudy in America .... but remember that the growth of this vast country will take care of all. Development & Growth
Anybody has a right to evade taxes if he can get away with it. Taxes
Congress should know how to levy taxes, and if it doesn't know how to collect them, then a man is a fool to pay the taxes. Taxes
Don't sell America short. Citizenship & Patriotism
Everyone has their price. You just have to find out what it is. Human Nature
I am not in Wall Street for my health. Business, Commerce & Finance ;Capitalism
I am ready to do business with any established government, but I cannot help to make a government to do business with. Rebellion, Revolution, Insurgency & Resistance
If we have done anything wrong, send your man to my man and they can fix it up. Regulation & Deregulation
Of all forms of tyranny the least attractive and the most vulgar is the tyranny of mere wealth, the tyranny of plutocracy. Power
The time is coming when all businesses will have to be done with glass pockets. Corruption ;Secrecy & Transparency
Think a lot, say little and write nothing. Miscellaneous
We do not want financial convulsions. Economics, The Economy & Fiscal Affairs
We have to buy our own President Corruption

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