Bernard Mannes Baruch (August 19, 1870 – June 20, 1965) was an American financier and statesman.
Approach each new problem not with a view of finding what you hope will be there, but to get the truth, the realities that must be grappled with. You may not like what you find. In that case you are entitled to try to change it. But do not deceive yourself as to what you do find to be the facts of the situation.