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American Industrialist and Philanthropist, founder of the Standard Oil Company, 1839-1937
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Charity is injurious unless it helps the recipient to become independent of it.
Competition is a sin.
Do you know the only thing that gives me pleasure? It's to see my dividends coming in.
Don't be afraid to give up the good to go for the great.
Don't blame the marketing department. The buck stops with the chief executive.
God gave me my money. I believe the power to make money is a gift from God . to be developed and used to the best of our ability for the good of mankind. Having been endowed with the gift I possess, I believe it is my duty to make money and still more money and to use the money I make for the good of my fellow man according to the dictates of my conscience.
Good leadership consists of showing average people how to do the work of superior people.
I always tried to turn every disaster into an opportunity.
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.
I believe in the supreme worth of the individual and in his right to life, liberty, and the pursuit of happiness.
I believe that every right implies a responsibility; every opportunity an obligation; every possession a duty.
I believe that thrift is essential to well-ordered living.
I can think of nothing less pleasurable than a life devoted to pleasure.
I do not think there is any other quality so essential to success of any kind as the quality of perseverance. It overcomes almost everything, even nature.
I have ways of making money that you know nothing of.
I would rather earn 1% off a 100 people's efforts than 100% of my own efforts.
If you want to succeed you should strike out on new paths, rather than travel the worn paths of accepted success.
If your only goal is to become rich, you will never achieve it.
It is wrong to assume that men of immense wealth are always happy.
Next to doing the right thing, the most important thing is to let people know you are doing the right thing.
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