"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."
"The empires of the future are the empires of the mind."J. Paul Getty on Winston Churchill
"Every saint has a past and every sinner has a future."J. Paul Getty on Oscar Wilde
"Again, you can't connect the dots looking forward you can only connect them looking backwards. So you have to trust that the dots will somehow connect in your future. You have to trust in something - your gut, destiny, life, karma, whatever. This approach has never let me down, and it has made all the difference in my life."J. Paul Getty on Steve Jobs
"I never think of the future - it comes soon enough."J. Paul Getty on Albert Einstein
"It is not in the stars to hold our destiny but in ourselves."J. Paul Getty on William Shakespeare
"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."