Cornelius Vanderbilt, 1794 - 1877
Portrait by Howell & Meyer, New York (ca. 1875)
Born: 27 May 1794, Staten Island, New York
Died: 4 January 1877, New York City
Biography from Wikipedia
Cornelius Vanderbilt quotes:
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- I don't care half so much about making money as I do about making my point, and coming out ahead. permalink
- I have been insane on the subject of moneymaking all my life. permalink
- If I had learned education I would not have had time to learn anything else. permalink
- What do I care about law? Ain't I got the power? permalink
- You have undertaken to cheat me. I won't sue you, for the law is too slow. I'll ruin you. permalink
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