John D. Rockefeller
John Davison Rockefeller Sr. (July 8, 1839 – May 23, 1937) was an American industrialist and philanthropist. He was a co-founder of the Standard Oil Company, which dominated the oil industry and was the first great U.S. business trust. Rockefeller revolutionized the petroleum industry, and along with other key contemporary industrialists such as Andrew Carnegie, defined the structure of modern philanthropy. In 1870, he founded Standard Oil Company and actively ran it until he officially retired in 1897. Rockefeller founded Standard Oil as an Ohio partnership with his brother William along with Henry Flagler, Jabez A. Bostwick, chemist Samuel Andrews, and a silent partner, Stephen V. Harkness. As kerosene and gasoline grew in importance, Rockefeller's wealth soared and he became the world's richest man and the first American worth more than a billion dollars, controlling 90% of all oil... More
John D. Rockefeller Quotes
John D. Rockefeller #Business #Friendship
A friendship founded on business is better than a business founded on friendship.
John D. Rockefeller #Finance #Money
The way to make money is to buy when blood is running in the streets.
John D. Rockefeller #Finance
Do you know the only thing that gives me pleasure? It's to see my dividends coming in.
John D. Rockefeller #Good #Great #Leadership
Don't be afraid to give up the good to go for the great.
John D. Rockefeller #Good #Leadership #Work
Good leadership consists of showing average people how to do the work of superior people.
John D. Rockefeller #Money
I have ways of making money that you know nothing of.
John D. Rockefeller #Money
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.
John D. Rockefeller #Motivational #Success #Travel
If you want to succeed you should strike out on new paths, rather than travel the worn paths of accepted success.
John D. Rockefeller #Religion
After it is all over, the religion of man is his most important possession.
John D. Rockefeller #Success #Wisdom
Singleness of purpose is one of the chief essentials for success in life, no matter what may be one's aim.
John D. Rockefeller #Work
Good management consists in showing average people how to do the work of superior people.
John D. Rockefeller #Nature #Success
I do not think that there is any other quality so essential to success of any kind as the quality of perseverance. It overcomes almost everything, even nature.
John D. Rockefeller #Learning #Time
And we are never too old to study the Bible. Each time the lessons are studied comes some new meaning, some new thought which will make us better.
John D. Rockefeller #Faith
We can never learn too much of His will towards us, too much of His messages and His advice. The Bible is His word and its study gives at once the foundation for our faith and an inspiration to battle onward in the fight against the tempter.