John Davison Rockefeller
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''I know of nothing more despicable and pathetic than a man who devotes all the hours of the waking day to the making of money for money's sake.''
John D. Rockefeller (1839-1937), U.S. industrialist, philanthropist. Quoted in Lewis H. Lapham, Money and Class in America, note to ch. 8 (1988).