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A collection of quotes and thoughts by George Soros on power, funding, business, leverage, evil, society, philosophy, politics, enemy, humanity and influence.

12 Mind-Blowing Quotes By George Soros That You Cannot Overlook

Quick Facts

Famous As: Investor, Philanthropist

Born On: August 12, 1930

Born In: Budapest, Hungary

Founder / Co Founder: Quantum Fund

George Soros is a renowned Hungarian-American businessman and philanthropist. He was very good at studies since childhood and pursued his graduation from the ‘London School of Economics’. There he met the renowned philosopher Karl Popper and was deeply influenced by his works. After completing his graduation he landed up a job with an arbitrage trader and further became a financial analyst at ‘Wertheim & Co.’. His high intellect helped him become the Vice President of 'Arnhold and S Bleichroeder’. There he served for the next ten years but was unsatisfied by working for others. This compelled him to co-found the investment company ‘Quantum Group of Funds’. This company had been very successful and brought huge fortunes for Soros. He also launched the ‘Open Society Foundations’ which aims at helping people struck by disasters. It has enlarged his network to 37 countries and has worked significantly to help the needy. Soros has also been in the limelight for various wrong reasons like making a heavy profit of $1 Billion from the infamous currency crisis called ‘Black Wednesday’. He remains a prominent giant of the economic world as well as a great philanthropist. He is an ispiration to millions all over the world. His thoughts, views and beliefs are a great source of some really inspiring quotes. Go through the motivating and notable quotations and sayings by George Soros.

I'm only rich because I know when I'm wrong.

George Soros

It is much easier to put existing resources to better use, than to develop resources where they do not exist.

George Soros

Misconceptions play a prominent role in my view of the world.

George Soros

My main concern is with the world order

George Soros

Everybody says that I have a lot of power. But what does that power consist of?... Can I influence governments? I am beginning to be able to..." (1995)

George Soros

The world order needs a major overhaul.

George Soros

I commissioned two political experts to advise me about what I could do to oppose the re-election of President Bush.

George Soros

It's not whether you're right or wrong, but how much money you make when you're right and how much you lose when you're wrong.

George Soros

At present, the developed countries condescend to the developing ones.

George Soros

The main obstacle to further progress on the resource curse is China, and to a lesser extent India.

George Soros

As I like to put it, we have hit pay dirt. The effort to cure the resource curse is a good example of what private foundations working with NGOs can accomplish.

George Soros

The anti-resource curse initiative has stronger legs than most and that has made me very enthusiastic.

George Soros