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A collection of quotes and sayings by Cornelius Vanderbilt on money, accomplishments, industry, power, thoughts, trade, friendship, law, and more.

9 Top Cornelius Vanderbilt Quotes

Famous As: Business Tycoon & Philanthropist

Born On: May 27, 1794

Died On: January 4, 1877

Born In: Staten Island

Founder / Co Founder: New York Central Railroad, Vanderbilt University, Accessory Transit Company

Died At Age: 82

Cornelius Vanderbilt was an eminent American business tycoon. He earned his wealth in shipping and railroads. He is renowned for being the owner of the ‘New York Central Railroad.’ He is regarded as one of wealthiest figures overall, and one of the richest person in the history of America. Going by his biography, his mantra was to embrace new forms of business organizations and technologies in order to succeed. Following is a compilation of quotable quotes and sayings by Cornelius Vanderbilt which have been excerpted from his thoughts, interviews, public utterances and life. Take a look at the collection of insightful quotes and thoughts by Cornelius Vanderbilt on children, industry, net-worth, man, God, ability, life, love, care, hands, ruin, education, time, enemies, competition, competitors and more.

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It is not according to my mode of doing things, to bring a suit against a man that I have the power in my own hands to punish.

Cornelius Vanderbilt

I am not afraid of my enemies, but by God, you must look out when you get among your friends.

Cornelius Vanderbilt

There is no friendship in trade.

Cornelius Vanderbilt

What do I care about law? Ain't I got the power?

Cornelius Vanderbilt

I don't care half so much about making money as I do about making my point, and coming out ahead.

Cornelius Vanderbilt

If I had learned education I would not have had time to learn anything else.

Cornelius Vanderbilt

You have undertaken to cheat me. I won't sue you, for the law is too slow. I'll ruin you.

Cornelius Vanderbilt

I have been insane on the subject of moneymaking all my life.

Cornelius Vanderbilt

I have always served the public to the best of my ability. Why? Because, like every other man, it is to my interest to do so.

Cornelius Vanderbilt