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I have always recognized that the object of business is to make money in an honorable manner. I have endeavored to remember that the object of life is to do good. ---->>>

A true history of human events would show that a far larger proportion of our acts are the result of sudden impulse and accident than of that reason of which we so much boast. ---->>>


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Nationality: American
Born: February 12, 1791
Birthplace: New York City, New York
Die: April 4, 1883
Occupation: Inventor

Peter Cooper (February 12, 1791 – April 4, 1883) was an American industrialist, inventor, philanthropist, and candidate for President of the United States. He designed and built the first American steam locomotive, the Tom Thumb, and founded the Cooper Union for the Advancement of Science and Art in Manhattan, New York City (wikipedia)