Aristotle Onassis

Statue of Onassis at Nydri, Lefkada.

Aristotle Sokrates Onassis (15 January 190615 March 1975) was a Greek shipping magnate.

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  • Five tankers—and the only time I had to put my hand in my pocket was to scratch my balls.
    • Quoted in Peter Evans, Ari: Life and Times of Aristotle Socrates Onassis, (1978), p. 118 (p. 107 in the 1986 Summit Books edition)
    • About his five tankers made in Sparrow Point, Baltimore, MD in 1948
  • I guess the kid had everything but the luck.
    • Quoted in Peter Evans, Ari: Life and Times of Aristotle Socrates Onassis, (1978), (p. 217 in the 1986 Summit Books edition)
    • About Bobby Kennedy's death
  • I consider a good reputation is a great part of the human happiness. Some people, if they are very, very rich can permit themselves certain negligence to their reputations.
    • Quoted in Peter Evans, Ari: Life and Times of Aristotle Socrates Onassis, (1978), (p. 73 in the 1986 Summit Books edition)
  • Millions do not always add up to what a man needs out of life.
    • Quoted in Peter Evans, Ari: Life and Times of Aristotle Socrates Onassis, (1978), (p. 283 in the 1986 Summit Books edition)

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