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Bernard Baruch Quotes

Birth Date: 1870-08-19 (Friday, August 19th, 1870)


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Bernard Baruch coins the term "Cold War" to describe the relationship between the United States and the Soviet Union.Wednesday, April 16th, 1947


    • America has never forgotten - and never will forget - the nobler things that brought her into being and that light her path - the path that was entered upon only one hundred and fifty years ago ... How young she is! It will be centuries before she will adopt that maturity of custom - the clothing of the grave - that some people believe she is already fitted for.
    • Behind the black portent of the new atomic age lies a hope which, seized upon with faith, can work out salvation ... Let us not deceive ourselves: we must elect world peace or world destruction.
    • Let us not be deceived - we are today in the midst of a cold war. Our enemies are to be found abroad and at home. Let us never forget this: Our unrest is the heart of their success. The peace of the world is the hope and the goal of our political system; it is the despair and defeat of those who stand against us.
    • Although the shooting war is over, we are in the midst of a cold war which is getting warmer.
    • Those who matter don't mind, and those who mind don't matter.
    • There are no such things as incurable, there are only things for which man has not found a cure.
    • To me, old age is always fifteen years older than I am.
    • I am quite sure that in the hereafter she will take me by the hand and lead me to my proper seat.
    • I am interested in physical medicine because my father was. I am interested in medical research because I believe in it. I am interested in arthritis because I have it.
    • Vote for the man who promises least; he'll be the least disappointing.
    • A political leader must keep looking over his shoulder all the time to see if the boys are still there. If they aren't still there, he's no longer a political leader.
    • I'm not smart. I try to observe. Millions saw the apple fall but Newton was the one who asked why.
    • A speculator is a man who observes the future, and acts before it occurs.
    • Don't try to buy at the bottom and sell at the top. It can't be done except by liars.
    • Every man has a right to be wrong in his opinions. But no man has a right to be wrong about his facts.
    • I made my money by selling too soon.
    • I never lost money by turning a profit.
    • If all you have is a hammer, everything looks like a nail.
    • If you get all the facts, your judgment can be right. If you don't get all the facts, it can't be right.
    • In the last analysis, our only freedom is the freedom to discipline ourselves.
    • The main purpose of the stock market is to make fools of as many men as possible.
    • We can't cross that bridge until we come to it, but I always like to lay down a pontoon ahead of time.
    • We did not all come over on the same ship, but we are all in the same boat.
    • Age is only a number, a cipher for the records. A man can't retire his experience. He must use it.
    • I am a speculator. The word comes from the Latin speculari, which means 'observe.' I observe.
    • It will fluctuate ...when asked what the market would do. Widely attributed to Baruch, this quote actually originated with J. P. Morgan.
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