Harry Hopkins Quotes

Get the money out fast and do it honestly.

Hopkins had his staff spend more money than any other human being had ever spend in history. It was done at a lightening speed that has never been matched since. Most amazingly, it was done without any scandal at the Federal level.
Harry Hopkins
Harry Hopkins
  • Born: August 17, 1890
  • Died: January 29, 1946
  • Nationality: American
  • Profession: Diplomat

Harry Lloyd Hopkins was an American social worker, the 8th Secretary of Commerce, and one of President Franklin Delano Roosevelt's closest advisors. He was one of the architects of the New Deal, especially the relief programs of the Works Progress Administration (WPA), which he directed and built into the largest employer in the country. In World War II, he was Roosevelt's chief diplomatic adviser and troubleshooter.