Thomas Peterffy Quotes:
Famous Quotes by Thomas Peterffy
You win a few, you lose a few.
It seems like people don’t learn from the past.
Never bend the rules. You bend the rules a little bit and then it’s a slippery slope.
I paid $1.9 billion in taxes in my lifetime.
My charitable donations go to educational efforts, such as Teach for America, Vanderbilt University, Berkshire School.
Yes, in socialism the rich will be poorer – but the poor will also be poorer. People will lose interest in really working hard and creating jobs.
I had an extremely boring time doing 20 to 30 trades a day while everyone was talking about baseball or basketball. So I stood there fantasizing about a device that could do the same thing I was doing.
I always preferred computer programmers because I knew how to talk to them. I never knew how to talk to salesmen because I never believed them.
The rich support the poor primarily via taxes.
America’s wealth comes from the efforts of people striving for success. Take away their incentive with badmouthing success and you take away the wealth that helps us take care of the needy.
I grew up in a socialist country. And I have seen what that does to people. There is no hope, no freedom. No pride in achievement.
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I see no point in exchanging something that I understand, know, love and think will have a great future for something else that I know much less about.
Some traders still think that a computer could not trade as well as they can.