Harold Simmons - Quotes

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Money brings a lot of responsibility as to what you're going to do with it, and I've given quite a bit of thought to that. ---->>>

I definitely have a shareholders' perspective. I'm not doing that altruistically. I'm doing that because it's in my own self interest to do it. I think that's good for my other shareholders because they go along with me: If I do well for myself, then they do well for themselves. ---->>>

I'm not trying to change an image, I'm just trying to make sure that the facts match the image. The facts are basically that I'm a builder. I have not dissembled any company nor split up any companies, nor do I ever buy any companies with that intent. ---->>>

You never talk about what you want when giving money. I don't pay attention to what other people think... There shouldn't be restrictions of any kind on political contributions. ---->>>

I don't think I have a black-hat image. ---->>>

Biography

Nationality: American
Born: 05-13, 1931
Birthplace: Golden, Texas
Die: 2013-12-28
Occupation: Businessman
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Harold Clark Simmons (May 13, 1931 – December 29, 2013) was an American businessman and billionaire whose banking expertise helped him develop the acquisition concept known as the leveraged buyout (LBO) to acquire various corporations. He was the owner of Contran Corporation and of Valhi, Inc., (a NYSE traded company about 90% controlled by Contran) (wikipedia)