We never ever discussed money around the dinner table.— Barry Roux
I have a knack for buying all the wrong shares.— Barry Roux
I’ve seen money create entitlement and arrogance.— Barry Roux
Each week The Money Show’s Bruce Whitfield interviews a famous person about her or his attitude to money (hopes and fears, successes and failures, etc.) as part of his weekly “Make Money Mondays” feature.
This week he interviewed Barry Roux, the lead defence advocate in the trial of Oscar Pistorius.
Scroll down for more quotes from the audio below.
I was the first in my family to become a lawyer. I did not come from a wealthy family. My parents were farmers.— Barry Roux
I studied law at Unisa. Do you think I studied at Unisa because I wanted to?— Barry Roux
I earned my first money after Matric at the Department of Justice. It’s only then that I opened my first bank account.— Barry Roux
I invest in residential property. I bought my first flat when I was 22. I never saw it. I sold within six months.— Barry Roux
The worst investment I’ve ever made was to buy a panel beater. If you don't put in the hours people will take money from you.— Barry Roux
‘Enough’ means having enough that you’ll survive reasonably well should you lose your income.— Barry Roux
I own a holiday house. It’s not a good investment, but it’s wonderful.— Barry Roux
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