J. Paul Getty, fully Jean Paul Getty

J. Paul
Getty, fully Jean Paul Getty
1892
1976

American Industrialist, Oil Magnate, Founder Getty Oil Company

Author Quotes

People who don’t respect money don’t have any.

I'd rather have one percent of the efforts of 100 people than 100 percent of my own efforts.

The meek shall inherit the Earth, but not its mineral rights.

In times of rapid change, experience could be your worst enemy.

If you owe the bank $100 that's your problem. If you owe the bank $100 million, that's the bank's problem.

I buy when other people are selling.

I have no complex about wealth. I have worked hard for my money, producing things people need. I believe that the able industrial leader who creates wealth and employment is more worthy of historical notice than politicians or soldiers.

To succeed in a business, to reach the top, an individual must know all it is possible to know about that business.

The man who comes up with a means of doing or producing almost anything better, faster, or more economically has his future and his fortune at his fingertips.

No one can possibly achieve any real and lasting success or get rich in business by being a conformist.

There are one hundred men seeking security to one able man who is willing to risk his fortune.

Author Picture
First Name
J. Paul
Last Name
Getty, fully Jean Paul Getty
Birth Date
1892
Death Date
1976
Bio

American Industrialist, Oil Magnate, Founder Getty Oil Company