Creative Quotations for Apr 17 from J. P. Morgan

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Apr 12, 1997, 3:00:00 AM4/12/97

Creative Quotations for Apr 17 from J. P. Morgan

On Foraging:
You can't pick cherries with your back to the tree.

On Reflecting:
Anyone who has to ask about the annual upkeep of a yacht can't afford

On Adopting:
A man always has two reasons for doing anything -- a good reason and
the real reason.

On Nurturing:
I don't want a lawyer to tell me what I cannot do; I hire them to tell
me how to do what I want to do.

On Knuckling Down:
Beckoning a waiter J. P. Morgan once ordered a beer while saying,
'When Morgan drinks, everybody drinks.' Everybody had a beer and when
Morgan had finished, he slapped a dime upon the table, saying, 'When
Morgan pays, everybody pays.'

J. P. Morgan (1837-1913) born on Apr 17
U.S. financier; He formed U.S. Steel, 1901 which became the first
billion-dollar corporation in the world.

Cheers, FRANK

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