Here Are 15 Of The Best Quotes From The Master Of Modern Finance J.P. Morgan | Exploring Markets

Here Are 15 Of The Best Quotes From The Master Of Modern Finance J.P. Morgan

1.) "Nothing so undermines your financial judgement as the sight of your neighbor getting rich."

2.) "When asked what the stock market will do, I say, "It will fluctuate"

3.) "The first thing in credit is character. And that goes before money or anything else. Money cannot buy it. A man I do not trust could not get money from me on all the bonds in Christendom. I think that is the fundamental basis of business."

4.) "A man always has two reasons for doing anything: a good reason and the real reason."

5.) "No problem can be solved until it is reduced to some simple form. The changing of a vague difficulty into a specific, concrete form is a very essential element in thinking."

6.) "You can't pick cherries with your back to the tree."

7.) "Any man who is bearish on the United States will go broke."

8.) "The first step towards getting somewhere is to decide that you are not going to stay where you are."

9.) "Go as far as you can see; when you get there, you'll be able to see farther."

10.) "A man of known wealth, known integrity, and known ability, is largely entrusted with the money of his neighbours."

11.) "My first guess is sometimes right. My second never is."

12.) "When a man abuses his power, he loses it."

13.) "If it is good business for the interests of the country to do it, I do it."

14.) "The wise man bridges the gap by laying out the path by means of which he can get from where he is to where he wants to go."

15.) "I made a fortune getting out too soon."