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J. Paul Getty – 16 Quotes

 

16 Quotes by J. Paul Getty

 

I buy when other people are selling.

– J. Paul Getty


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

– J. Paul Getty


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

– J. Paul Getty


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

– J. Paul Getty


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

– J. Paul Getty


Without the element of uncertainty, the bringing off of even, the greatest business triumph would be dull, routine, and eminently unsatisfying.

– J. Paul Getty


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

– J. Paul Getty


I hate to be a failure. I hate and regret the failure of my marriages. I would gladly give all my millions for just one lasting marital success.

– J. Paul Getty


Money is like manure. You have to spread it around or it smells.

– J. Paul Getty


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

– J. Paul Getty


The employer generally gets the employees he deserves.

– J. Paul Getty


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

– J. Paul Getty


If you can count your money, you don’t have a billion dollars.

– J. Paul Getty


If you can actually count your money, then you’re not a rich man.

– J. Paul Getty


Formula for success: rise early, work hard, strike oil.

– J. Paul Getty


Going to work for a large company is like getting on a train. Are you going sixty miles an hour or is the train going sixty miles an hour and you’re just sitting still?

– J. Paul Getty