John D. Rockefeller Quotes
I believe it is a religious duty to get all the money you can, fairly and honestly; to keep all you can, and to give away all you can.
Time Magazine, May 21, 1928.
I know of nothing more despicable and pathetic than a man who devotes all the hours of the waking day to the making of money for money's sake.
Random Reminiscences of Men and Events (1906)
God gave me my money. I believe the power to make money is a gift from God -- to be developed and used to the best of our ability for the good of mankind.
Next to doing the right thing, the most important thing is to let people know you are doing the right thing.
Believing that fundamental conditions of the country are sound and there is nothing in the business situation to warrant the destruction of values that has taken place on the exchanges during the past week, my son and I have for some days been purchasing sound common stocks. We are continuing and will continue our purchases in substantial amounts at levels which we believe represent sound investment values.
I believe that the power to make money is a gift from God.