Hetty Green

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  • ''... the ... thing I am proudest of in my whole business life is that I do not take, that I never took in all my life, and never, never! will take, one single penny more than 6% on any loan or any contract.''
    Hetty Green (1834-1916), U.S. investor and businesswoman. As quoted in The Witch of Wall Street, ch. 31, by Boyden Sparkes and Samuel Taylor Moore (1935). In a letter, written c. 1907, to the financial editor of a New York newspaper. Green had parlayed a large inherited fortune into a much larger one.
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