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John Pierpont Morgan Quotes

(1837-1913), American Banker, Financier, Art Collector

You can't pick cherries with your back to the tree.

Category: Action

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.

Category: Business

When you expect things to happen -- strangely enough -- they do happen.

Category: Expectation

The first step towards getting somewhere is to decide that you are not going to stay where you are.

Category: Goals

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.

Category: Planning

Go as far as you can see; when you get there, you'll be able to see farther.

Category: Possibilities

If you have to ask how much it costs, you can't afford it.

Category: Price

A man always has two reasons for doing anything -- a good reason and the real reason.

Category: Reason

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.

Category: Truth