Cornelius Vanderbilt - Quotes

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You have undertaken to cheat me. I won't sue you, for the law is too slow. I'll ruin you. ---->>>

I don't care half so much about making money as I do about making my point, and coming out ahead. ---->>>

What do I care about law? Ain't I got the power? ---->>>

If I had learned education I would not have had time to learn anything else.

If I had learned education I would not have had time to learn anything else.

I have always served the public to the best of my ability. Why? Because, like every other man, it is to my interest to do so. ---->>>

I have been insane on the subject of moneymaking all my life. ---->>>

There is no friendship in trade. ---->>>

I am not afraid of my enemies, but by God, you must look out when you get among your friends. ---->>>

It is not according to my mode of doing things, to bring a suit against a man that I have the power in my own hands to punish. ---->>>


Nationality: American
Born: May 27, 1794
Birthplace: Staten Island, New York, U.S.
Die: January 4, 1877
Occupation: Businessman

Cornelius Vanderbilt (May 27, 1794 – January 4, 1877), also known informally as "Commodore Vanderbilt", was an American business magnate and philanthropist who built his wealth in railroads and shipping. Born poor and having only a mediocre education, he used perseverance, intelligence and luck to work into leadership positions in the inland water trade, and invest in the rapidly growing railroad industry (wikipedia)