A look at the top quotes by John Davison Rockefeller

John Davison Rockefeller was an American businessman and philanthropist. He has said to mark history with impeccable business standing in the industry. Which accounted him to be the richest man known to be around the world.

John Davison Rockefeller was an American businessman and philanthropist. He has said to mark history with impeccable business standing in the industry. Which accounted him to be the richest man known to be around the world. He was born in a poor family in upstate New York. He is known to have founded the Standard Oil company in 1870. He is also estimated to accumulate the railroad industry which furnished his oil transport all over the country. This brings us to some of the most important quotes given out by him which shall motivate us to move forward and strive for success in life.

 

“Don’t be afraid to give up the good to go for the great.”
― John D. Rockefeller

“A friendship founded on business is better than a business founded on friendship”
― John D. Rockefeller

“I do not think 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

“The secret to success is to do the common things uncommonly well.”
― John D. Rockefeller

“I would rather hire a man with enthusiasm, than a man who knows everything.”
― John D. Rockefeller

“The most important thing for a young man is to establish a credit . . . a reputation, character.”
― John D. Rockefeller

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

“The ability to deal with people is as purchasable a commodity as sugar or coffee. And I will pay more for that ability.”
― John D. Rockefeller

“Next to doing the right thing, the most important thing is to let people know you are doing the right thing.”
― John D. Rockefeller

“I was early taught to work as well as play,
My life has been one long, happy holiday;
Full of work and full of play-
I dropped the worry on the way-
And God was good to me every day.”
― John D. rockefeller

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

“A man has no right to occupy another man’s time unnecessarily”
― John D. Rockefeller

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

“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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