Quotes by: B. Wayne Hughes
|B. Wayne Hughes
September 28, 1933 |
Gotebo, Oklahoma, US
||US$2.2 billion (2014)
||Tamara Gustavson, B. Wayne Hughes, Jr.
Have you read 'The Grapes of Wrath?' That was my family. My dad was a sharecropper in western Oklahoma. When the dust storms came and everything got wiped out, they came to California. The guys with the mattresses on the tops of their cars in the movie? That was the way it was.
You don't get money unless you have a lot of talent, which I don't have, or you work hard, which is what I do. We don't have any golden touch here.
I have no fancy living at all. Well, I have a house in Sun Valley. Five acres in the woods. I guess that's fancy.
I don't spend any time at all thinking about my personal wealth. I suppose if I had nothing, I might think, 'I have nothing.'