Henry Morgenthau, Jr.

Born: May 11, 1891

Die: February 6, 1967

Occupation: Former United States Secretary of the Treasury

Quotes of Henry Morgenthau, Jr.

Henry Morgenthau, Jr.

Never in the history of the world has there been a situation so bad that the government can't make it worse.

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Henry Morgenthau, Jr.

We can hardly expect the nation-state to make itself superfluous, at least not overnight. Rather what we must aim for is really nothing more than caretakers of a bankrupt international machine which will...

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Henry Morgenthau, Jr.

We [Federal Government] have tried spending money. We are spending more than we have ever spent before and it does not work.

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Henry Morgenthau, Jr.

I say after eight years of this Administration we have just as much unemployment as when we started. … And an enormous debt to boot!

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Henry Morgenthau, Jr.

We have tried spending money. We are spending more than we have ever spent before and it does not work. And I have just one interest, and if I am wrongsomebody else can have my job. I want to see this...

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