Bernard Baruch


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Bernard Mannes Baruch (1870–1965) was an American financier, stock investor, philanthropist, statesman, and political consultant. After his success in business, he devoted his time toward advising U.S. Presidents Woodrow Wilson and Franklin D. Roosevelt on economic matters and became a philanthropist. more »

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  • ''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.''
    Bernard Baruch (1870-1965), U.S. financier. Quoted in his obituary, New York Times (June 21, 1965).
  • ''Let us not be deceived—we are today in the midst of a cold war.''
    Bernard Baruch (1870-1965), U.S. financier. Speech, April 16, 1947, South Carolina Legislature, Columbia. Quoted in New York Times (April 17, 1947). ...
  • ''To me, old age is always fifteen years older than I am.''
    Bernard Baruch (1870-1965), U.S. financier. quoted in Observer (London, Aug. 21, 1955).
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