John Jacob Astor Quote
Tempest-tost (1951), p. 127
The Scotty Who Knew Too Much, The New Yorker (18 February 1939) - From Fables for Our Time and Further Fables for Our Time. Sometimes misquoted as: "It is better to know some of the questions than all of the answers."
“All of us have moments in our childhood where we come alive for the first time. And we go back to those moments and think, This is when I became myself.”
"Conversations with Rita Dove", edited by Earl G. Ingersoll, Univ. Press of Mississippi, 2003, p. 137, "Brushed by an Angel's Wings, Grace Cavalieri, 1995" - ISBN: 9781578065509
Picture Source: Wikimedia CommonsJohn Jacob Astor
Born: July 17, 1763
Died: March 29, 1848 (aged 84)
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.