"The meek shall inherit the Earth, but not its mineral rights."
"Whenever you find yourself on the side of the majority, it is time to pause and reflect."J. Paul Getty on Mark Twain
"The hardest thing to understand in the world is the income tax."J. Paul Getty on Albert Einstein
"There are no secrets to success. It is the result of preparation, hard work, and learning from failure."J. Paul Getty on Colin Powell
"Most of the important things in the world have been accomplished by people who have kept on trying when there seemed to be no hope at all."J. Paul Getty on Dale Carnegie
"If there is anything that a man can do well, I say let him do it. Give him a chance."J. Paul Getty on Abraham Lincoln
"If you owe the bank $100 that's your problem. If you owe the bank $100 million, that's the bank's problem."
"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."
"Without the element of uncertainty, the bringing off of even, the greatest business triumph would be dull, routine, and eminently unsatisfying."