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Peter Cooper
Born (1791-02-12)February 12, 1791
New York City, New York
Died April 4, 1883(1883-04-04) (aged 92)
New York City, New York
Occupation Industrialist, Inventor, Philanthropist
Spouse(s) Sarah Cooper
Children Edward Cooper
Sarah Amelia Cooper
Parent(s) John Cooper and Margaret Campbell

A true history of human events would show that a far larger proportion of our acts are the result of sudden impulse and accident than of that reason of which we so much boast.
Peter Cooper
I have always recognized that the object of business is to make money in an honorable manner. I have endeavored to remember that the object of life is to do good.
Peter Cooper