Michael Bloomberg Quotes

I wasn’t hired to do well in the polls. I was hired to do a good job.

 
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Coming to politics after a very successful career in business, Bloomberg lacked many of the typical politician’s skills, but was a superb manager of the city.
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Michael Bloomberg, Mayor of New York City (Republican and Democrat), Statement, 2005

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Michael Bloomberg
Michael Bloomberg
  • Born: February 14, 1942
  • Nationality: American
  • Profession: Politician

Michael Rubens Bloomberg KBE is an American businessman, politician, author, and philanthropist. As of June 2018, his net worth was estimated at $51.8 billion, making him the 8th-richest person in the United States and the 11th richest person in the world. He has joined The Giving Pledge, whereby billionaires pledge to give away at least half of their wealth. To date, Bloomberg has given away $8.2 billion, including his November 2018 $1.8 billion gift to Johns Hopkins University — the largest private donation ever made to a higher education institution.

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