Howard Hughes — American Businessman born on December 24, 1905, died on April 05, 1976

Howard Robard Hughes, Jr. was an American business tycoon, entrepreneur, investor, aviator, aerospace engineer, inventor, filmmaker and philanthropist. During his lifetime, he was known as the wealthiest self-made man in the world. As a maverick film tycoon, Hughes gained prominence in Hollywood from the late 1920s, making big-budget and often controversial films like The Racket, Hell's Angels, Scarface, and The Outlaw... (wikipedia)

The Hercules' was a monumental undertaking. It is the largest aircraft ever built... I put the sweat of my life into this thing.
Play off everyone against each other so that you have more avenues of action open to you.
My father told me, never have partners.
Money can't buy happiness.
Wash four distinct and separate times, using lots of lather each time from individual bars of soap.