Tuesday, 25th May 2010

Quotes John D. Rockefeller

Written by George Traganidas Topics: Quotes

John D. Rockefeller

A friendship founded on business is better than a business founded on friendship.
— John D. Rockefeller

Charity is injurious unless it helps the recipient to become independent of it.
— John D. Rockefeller

Competition is a sin.
— John D. Rockefeller

Do you know the only thing that gives me pleasure? It’s to see my dividends coming in.
— John D. Rockefeller

Don’t be afraid to give up the good to go for the great.
— John D. Rockefeller

Don’t blame the marketing department. The buck stops with the chief executive.
— John D. Rockefeller

Every right implies a responsibility; Every opportunity, an obligation, Every possession, a duty.
— John D. Rockefeller

Good leadership consists of showing average people how to do the work of superior people.
— John D. Rockefeller

Good management consists in showing average people how to do the work of superior people.
— John D. Rockefeller

I always tried to turn every disaster into an opportunity.
— John D. Rockefeller

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.
— John D. Rockefeller

I believe that every right implies a responsibility; every opportunity, an obligation; every possession, a duty.
— John D. Rockefeller

I believe that thrift is essential to well-ordered living.
— John D. Rockefeller

I can think of nothing less pleasurable than a life devoted to pleasure.
— John D. Rockefeller

I do not think that there is any other quality so essential to success of any kind as the quality of perseverance. It overcomes almost everything, even nature.
— John D. Rockefeller

I have ways of making money that you know nothing of.
— John D. Rockefeller

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.
— John D. Rockefeller

I would rather earn 1% off a 100 people’s efforts than 100% of my own efforts.
— John D. Rockefeller

If you want to succeed you should strike out on new paths, rather than travel the worn paths of accepted success.
— John D. Rockefeller

If your only goal is to become rich, you will never achieve it.
— John D. Rockefeller

It is wrong to assume that men of immense wealth are always happy.
— John D. Rockefeller

Next to doing the right thing, the most important thing is to let people know you are doing the right thing.
— John D. Rockefeller

Singleness of purpose is one of the chief essentials for success in life, no matter what may be one’s aim.
— John D. Rockefeller

The ability to deal with people is as purchasable a commodity as sugar or coffee and I will pay more for that ability than for any other under the sun.
— John D. Rockefeller

The most important thing for a young man is to establish a credit… a reputation, character.
— John D. Rockefeller

The only question with wealth is, what do you do with it?
— John D. Rockefeller

The way to make money is to buy when blood is running in the streets.
— John D. Rockefeller

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