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A man who has a million dollars is as well off as if he were rich.  - John Jacob Astor
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Anatole France
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In French: "Une bêtise répétée par trente-six millions de bouches ne cesse pas d'être une bêtise." - Literal translation: "A nonsense repeated by thirty-six million mouths still a nonsense" - From: "Histoire contemporaine, Volume 4: Monsieur Bergeret a Paris" (1901), p. 168. This quote is similar to izquotes.com/quote/251378
Josh Billings
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Josh Billings: His Works, Complete (G.W. Carlton & Company, 1881), p. 235
John Jacob Astor
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Born: July 17, 1763

Died: March 29, 1848 (aged 84)

Nationality: American

Occupation: Businessman, merchant, investor

Bio: John Jacob Astor was a German-American business magnate, merchant and investor who was the first prominent member of the Astor family and the first multi-millionaire in the United States. He was the creator of the first trust in America.

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