Best Quotes by John D. Rockefeller (Top 10)

  1. Don't be afraid to give up the good to go for the great.
  2. 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.
  3. I always tried to turn every disaster into an opportunity.
  4. I was early taught to work as well as play. My life has been one long, happy holiday; Full of work and full of play- I dropped the worry on the way- And God was good to me everyday.
  5. I would rather hire a man with enthusiasm, than a man who knows everything.
  6. The secret of success is to do the common things uncommonly well.
  7. 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.
  8. Every right implies a responsibility; Every opportunity, an obligation, Every possession, a duty.
  9. The way to make money is to buy when blood is running in the streets.
  10. 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.

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