John D. Rockefeller Quote

Don’t be afraid to give up the good to go for the great. – 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

 

 

 

 

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

 

 

 

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

 

 

The impression was gaining ground with me that it was a good thing to let the money be my slave and not make myself a slave to money. – John D. Rockefeller
John D Rockefeller Quotes on Wealth

 

 

 

 

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

 

 

 

 

 

It is wrong to assume that men of immense wealth are always happy. – 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 believe in the supreme worth of the individual and in his right to life, liberty and the pursuit of happiness. – John D. Rockefeller

 

 

 

I believe that every right implies a responsibility; every opportunity, an obligation; every possession, a duty. – 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
John D Rockefeller Quotes on Education

 

 

 

 

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

 

 

 

 

 

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

 

 

 

 

 

I had no ambition to make a fortune. Mere money-making has never been my goal, I had an ambition to build. – John D. Rockefeller

 

 

 

 

 

The person who starts out simply with the idea of getting rich won’t succeed; you must have a larger ambition. There is no mystery in business success. If you do each day’s task successfully, and stay faithfully within these natural operations of commercial laws which I talk so much about, and keep your head clear, you will come out all right. – John D. Rockefeller

 

 

 

 

 

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

 

 

 

 

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

 

 

 

 

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

 

 

 

 

A man of words and not of deeds is like a garden full of weeds. – John D. Rockefeller

 

 

 

A man’s wealth must be determined by the relation of his desires and expenditures to his income. If he feels rich on ten dollars, and has everything else he desires, he really is rich. – John D. Rockefeller

 

 

 

Do not many of us who fail to achieve big things … fail because we lack concentration — the art of concentrating the mind on the thing to be done at the proper time and to the exclusion of everything else? – John D. Rockefeller
John D. Rockefeller Quotes on Money

 

 

 

 

Do you know what would hurt grandfather a great deal? To know that any of you boys should become wasteful, extravagant, careless with his money. – John D. Rockefeller

 

 

 

 

God gave me my money. – John D. Rockefeller

 

 

 

 

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

 

 

 

 

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

 

 

 

 

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

 

 

 

 

Competition is a sin. – John D. Rockefeller

 

 

 

 

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

 

 

 

The most important thing for a young man is to establish credit – a reputation and character.” – John D. Rockefeller

 

 

 

 

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

 

 

 

 

The only question with wealth is, what do you do with it?” – 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

 

 

 

I believe that the power to make money is a gift from God. – 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

 

 

 

 

When work goes out of style we may expect to see civilization totter and fall. – John D. Rockefeller

 

 

 

 

We are never too old to study the bible. Each time the lessons are studied comes some new meaning, some new thought which will make us better. – John D. Rockefeller

 

 

 

There is nothing in this world that can compare with the Christian fellowship; Nothing that can satisfy but Christ. – John D. Rockefeller

 

 

 

 

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

 

 

 

After it is all over, the religion of man is his most important possession. – John D. Rockefeller

 

 

 

 

The success of each is dependent upon the success of the other. – John D. Rockefeller

 

 

 

 

 

Think of giving not as a duty but as a privilege. – John D. Rockefeller

 

 

 

I believe that love is the greatest thing in the world; that it alone can and will triumph over might – John D. Rockefeller

 

 

 

 

I believe in the sacredness of a promise, that a man’s word should be as good as his bond; that character — not wealth or power or position — is of supreme worth.” – John D. Rockefeller

 

 

 

The American Beauty Rose can be produced in the splendor and fragrance which bring cheer to its beholder only by sacrificing the early buds which grow up around it. This is not an evil tendency in business. It is merely the working-out of a law of nature and a law of God. – 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
John D. Rockefeller Quotes about success and life

 

 

 

 

“Success comes from keeping the ears open and the mouth closed” – John D. Rockefeller

 

 

 

 

“The secret to success is to do the common things uncommonly well.”― John D. Rockefeller

 

 

 

 

“Go as far as you can see; when you get there, you’ll be able to see farther.”― John D. Rockefeller

 

 

 

“It is very important to remember what other people tell you, not so much what you yourself already know.”― John D. Rockefeller

 

 

 

“A man has no right to occupy another man’s time unnecessarily”― John D. Rockefeller

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