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American investment banker (1928- )

Beware of lawyers and consultants and people who do not take risks and who do not get their hands dirty.

FELIX ROHATYN, speech, May 1982

Success in business, as in life, is often largely just a matter of luck.

FELIX G. ROHATYN, Dealings: A Political and Financial Life

The nation is falling apart--literally. America's roads and bridges, schools and hospitals, airports and railways, ports and dams, waterlines and air-control systems--the country's entire infrastructure--is rapidly and dangerously deteriorating. When the levees fail to hold back the floodwaters in New Orleans or a bridge collapses during rush hour in Minneapolis, there are headlines and collective sighs of concern. Short-term solutions are offered up. But after the sense of emergency passes, the country's attention moves on, too. These tragedies, however, are only harbingers of the many national disasters that are to come.

FELIX G. ROHATYN, Bold Endeavors: How Our Government Built America, and Why It Must Rebuild Now

At the time, I was young and naive. I knew I had nothing underhanded to hide. I put my faith firmly in the truth and cavalierly ignored the damaging power of manipulated political perceptions. I was the perfect patsy.

FELIX G. ROHATYN, Dealings: A Political and Financial Life


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