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I always tried to turn every disaster into an opportunity. John D. Rockefeller

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If you want to succeed you should strike out on new paths, rather than travel the worn paths of accepted success. John D. Rockefeller

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Charity is injurious unless it helps the recipient to become independent of it. John D. Rockefeller

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I had no ambition to make a fortune. Mere money-making has never been my goal, I had an ambition to build. John D. Rockefeller

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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. Having been endowed with the gift I possess, I believe it is my duty to make money and still more money and to use the money I make for the good of my fellow man according to the dictates of my conscience. John D. Rockefeller

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I believe in the dignity of labor, whether with head or hand; that the world owes no man a living but that it owes every man an opportunity to make a living. John D. Rockefeller

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If your only goal is to become rich, you will never achieve it. John D. Rockefeller

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I would rather earn 1% off a 100 people's efforts than 100% of my own efforts. John D. Rockefeller

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The person who starts out simply with the idea of getting rich won't succeed; you must have a larger ambition. There is no mystery in business success. If you do each day's task successfully, and stay faithfully within these natural operations of commercial laws which I talk so much about, and keep your head clear, you will come out all right. John D. Rockefeller

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The only question with wealth is, what do you do with it? John D. Rockefeller

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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

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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

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The ability to deal with people is as purchasable a commodity as sugar or coffee and I will pay more for that ability than for any other under the sun. John D. Rockefeller

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Do you know the only thing that gives me pleasure? It's to see my dividends coming in. John D. Rockefeller

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Good management consists in showing average people how to do the work of superior people. John D. Rockefeller

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I believe in the supreme worth of the individual and in his right to life, liberty, and the pursuit of happiness. John D. Rockefeller

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It is wrong to assume that men of immense wealth are always happy. John D. Rockefeller

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Every right implies a responsibility; Every opportunity, an obligation, Every possession, a duty. John D. Rockefeller

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I believe that every right implies a responsibility; every opportunity an obligation; every possession, a duty. John D. Rockefeller

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I can think of nothing less pleasurable than a life devoted to pleasure. John D. Rockefeller

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Singleness of purpose is one of the chief essentials for success in life, no matter what may be one's aim. John D. Rockefeller