John Pierpont Morgan

American banker, financer, art collector

Lived from: 1837-1913

Category: Economists and businessmen

Quotes: John Pierpont Morgan

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    A man always has two reasons for doing anything - a good reason and the real reason.
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    The first step towards getting somewhere is to decide that you are not going to stay where you are.
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    Go as far as you can see; when you get there, you'll be able to see farther.
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    If you have to ask how much it costs, you can't afford it.
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    No problem can be solved until it is reduced to some simple form. The changing of a vague difficulty into a specific, concrete form is a very essential element in thinking.
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    The wise man bridges the gap by laying out the path by means of which he can get from where he is to where he wants to go.
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    Well, I don't know as I want a lawyer to tell me what I cannot do. I hire him to tell how to do what I want to do.
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    When you expect things to happen - strangely enough - they do happen.
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    You can't pick cherries with your back to the tree.
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