Bernard Baruch Quotes
Although the shooting war is over, we are in the midst of a cold war which is getting warmer.
Speech before the Senate’s Special Committee Investigating the National Defense Program (1948)
There are no such things as incurable, there are only things for which man has not found a cure.
Speech (April 30, 1954)
I'm not smart. I try to observe. Millions saw the apple fall but Newton was the one who asked why.
New York Post (June 24, 1965)
Behind the black portent of the new atomic age lies a hope which, seized upon with faith, can work out salvation ... Let us not deceive ourselves: we must elect world peace or world destruction.
Address to the United Nations Atomic Energy Commission (June 14, 1946)
I am interested in physical medicine because my father was. I am interested in medical research because I believe in it. I am interested in arthritis because I have it.
Be who you are and say what you feel, because those who mind don't matter, and those who matter don't mind.
Vote for the man who promises least; he'll be the least disappointing.
Increased wages, higher pensions, more unemployment insurance, all are of no avail if the purchasing power of money falls faster.
Our problem in money-making or government affairs is how to remain properly venturesome and experimental without making fools of ourselves.
Recipe for success: Be polite, prepare yourself for whatever you are asked to do, keep yourself tidy, be cheerful, don’t be envious, be honest with yourself so you will be honest with others, be helpful, interest yourself in your job, don’t pity yourself, be quick to praise, be loyal to your friends, avoid prejudices, be independent, interest yourself in politics, and read the newspapers.