"There are one hundred men seeking security to one able man who is willing to risk his fortune."
"It is easier to build strong children than to repair broken men."J. Paul Getty on Frederick Douglass
"I, with a deeper instinct, choose a man who compels my strength, who makes enormous demands on me, who does not doubt my courage or my toughness, who does not believe me naive or innocent, who has the courage to treat me like a woman."J. Paul Getty on Anais Nin
"Men always want to be a woman's first love - women like to be a man's last romance."J. Paul Getty on Oscar Wilde
"Without feelings of respect, what is there to distinguish men from beasts?"J. Paul Getty on Confucius
"Man becomes great exactly in the degree in which he works for the welfare of his fellow-men."J. Paul Getty on Mahatma Gandhi
"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."