"There are one hundred men seeking security to one able man who is willing to risk his fortune."
"Choose a job you love, and you will never have to work a day in your life."J. Paul Getty on Confucius
"All labor that uplifts humanity has dignity and importance and should be undertaken with painstaking excellence."J. Paul Getty on Martin Luther King, Jr.
"Opportunity is missed by most people because it is dressed in overalls and looks like work."J. Paul Getty on Thomas A. Edison
"By working faithfully eight hours a day you may eventually get to be boss and work twelve hours a day."J. Paul Getty on Robert Frost
"Nothing will work unless you do."J. Paul Getty on Maya Angelou
"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."