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The rights and interests of the laboring man will be protected and cared for, not by the labor agitators, but by the Christian men to whom God in His infinite wisdom has given control of the property interests of the country.

Author: George Baer (1842-1914)

Profession: American Railroad Industrialist

It is impossible to think of Howard Hughes without seeing the apparently bottomless gulf between what we say we want and what we do want, between what we officially admire and secretly desire, between, in the largest sense, the people we marry and the people we love. In a nation which increasingly appears to prize social virtues, Howard Hughes remains not merely antisocial but grandly, brilliantly, surpassingly, asocial. He is the last private man, the dream we no longer admit.

Author: Joan Didion (1934)

Profession: American Essayist

There's a certain part of the contented majority who love anybody who is worth a billion dollars.

Author: John Kenneth Galbraith (1908)

Profession: American Economist

I wasn't satisfied just to earn a good living. I was looking to make a statement.

Author: Donald Trump (1946)

Profession: American Businessman