"Money is like manure. You have to spread it around or it smells."
"It is well enough that people of the nation do not understand our banking and monetary system, for if they did, I believe there would be a revolution before tomorrow morning."J. Paul Getty on Henry Ford
"Your net worth to the world is usually determined by what remains after your bad habits are subtracted from your good ones."J. Paul Getty on Benjamin Franklin
"It is a kind of spiritual snobbery that makes people think they can be happy without money."J. Paul Getty on Albert Camus
"Part of your heritage in this society is the opportunity to become financially independent."J. Paul Getty on Jim Rohn
"Don't gamble take all your savings and buy some good stock and hold it till it goes up, then sell it. If it don't go up, don't buy it."J. Paul Getty on Will Rogers
"If you owe the bank $100 that's your problem. If you owe the bank $100 million, that's the bank's problem."
"The meek shall inherit the Earth, but not its mineral rights."
"I buy when other people are selling."
"No one can possibly achieve any real and lasting success or 'get rich' in business by being a conformist."
"To succeed in business, to reach the top, an individual must know all it is possible to know about that business."