"Money is like manure. You have to spread it around or it smells."
"When I was young I thought that money was the most important thing in life now that I am old I know that it is."J. Paul Getty on Oscar Wilde
"A little thought and a little kindness are often worth more than a great deal of money."J. Paul Getty on John Ruskin
"Money has never made man happy, nor will it, there is nothing in its nature to produce happiness. The more of it one has the more one wants."J. Paul Getty on Benjamin Franklin
"The lack of money is the root of all evil."J. Paul Getty on Mark Twain
"Honesty is the best policy - when there is money in it."J. Paul Getty on Mark Twain
"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."