John D. Rockefeller Quotes.
Don’t blame the marketing department. The buck stops with the chief executive.
Do you know the only thing that gives me pleasure? It’s to see my dividends coming in.
I never placed my head upon the pillow at night without reminding myself that my success might only be temporary.
I have made many millions but they have brought me no happiness.
It is wrong to assume that men of immense wealth are always happy.
Charity is injurious unless it helps the recipient to become independent of it.
I would rather earn 1% off a 100 people’s efforts than 100% of my own efforts.
I know of nothing more despicable and pathetic than a man who devotes all the hours of the waking day to the making of money for money’s sake.
I never would have been able to tithe the first million dollars I ever made if I had not tithed my first salary, which was $1.50 per week.
Don’t be afraid to give up the good to go for the great.
I believe in the dignity of labor, whether with head or hand; that the world owes no man a living but that it owes every man an opportunity to make a living.
Never lose interest in life and the world. Never allow yourself to become annoyed.
I can think of nothing less pleasurable than a life devoted to pleasure.
I would rather hire a man with enthusiasm, than a man who knows everything.
After it is all over, the religion of man is his most important possession.
I believe that every right implies a responsibility; every opportunity, an obligation; every possession, a duty.
I always tried to turn every disaster into an opportunity.