Hetty Green, dubbed “the Witch of Wall Street,” was an American entrepreneur and financier who was renowned as “America’s richest woman.”

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Top 5 Hetty Green Quotes

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When the crash came I had money, and I was one of the very few who really had it. ~ Hetty Green.

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I don’t think society means what some rich people would have us believe. ~ Hetty Green.

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I like to see everybody get along but the wrongdoers. ~ Hetty Green.

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I never buy real estate. First mortgages are good enough for me. ~ Hetty Green.

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Few people can do more than one thing well. ~ Hetty Green.

Best Hetty Green Quotes

I advise women to invest in real estate. It is the collateral to be preferred above all others, and the safest means of investing money. ~ Hetty Green.

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I always try to deal justly with everyone. But if anyone wants to fight me I’ll give him all the fight he wants. ~ Hetty Green.

There is no great secret in fortune making. All you do is buy cheap and sell dear, act with thrift and shrewdness and be persistent. ~ Hetty Green.

American women would be much happier, if they learned the principles of business in girlhood. ~ Hetty Green.

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My father taught me never to owe anyone anything, not even a kindness. ~ Hetty Green.

Never speculate on Wall Street; eat slowly; don’t stay up all night; don’t drink ice water; keep out of drafts. ~ Hetty Green.

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I know a few things about real estate mortgages, but not jewels. I have no use for them in my business. ~ Hetty Green.

It is the principle of the thing I am fighting for. A few dollars more or less would make no difference. ~ Hetty Green.

Popular Hetty Green Quotes

I only use common sense. I buy when things are low and no one wants them. I keep them until they go up, and people are crazy to get them. That is, I believe, the secret of all successful business. ~ Hetty Green.

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I never worry about things. ~ Hetty Green.

My business seldom keeps me awake at night. I sleep well, and, as I have told you, I eat carefully. ~ Hetty Green.

One must not mistake short-sightedness for patience. It is absolutely essential that a good business man should be far-seeing. He should be able to view impartially all sides of a situation, and readily adapt himself to the circumstances of the hour. ~ Hetty Green.

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Business training would be an excellent thing for women, but it should be begun in their infancy. ~ Hetty Green.

My father had the idea that money which one inherited should be given over undiminished to the next generation. ~ Hetty Green.

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More money is made in the end by an over-supply of caution than by indiscriminate recklessness. ~ Hetty Green.

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