John Paul Getty Quotes

An American Industrialist who lived from 1892 -1976, John Paul Getty quotes still offer wisdom and advice we can all learn from. Enjoy this collection of famous inspirational quotes and sayings by John Paul Getty. We hope you enjoy these quotes by Mr. Getty - be inspired.

The man who comes up with a means for doing or producing almost anything better, faster or more economically has his future and his fortune at his fingertips.
John Paul Getty

Age doesn't matter, unless your cheese.
John Paul Getty

There are one hundred men seeking security to one able man who is willing to risk his fortune.
John Paul Getty

No one can possibly achieve any real and lasting success or 'get rich' in business by being a conformist.
John Paul Getty

My father said:
"You must never try to make all the money that's in a deal. Let the other fellow make some money too, because if you have a reputation for always making all the money, you won't have many deals."
John Paul Getty

If you can count your money,
you donít have a billion dollars.
John Paul Getty

There are always opportunities through which businessmen can profit handsomely if they will only recognize and seize them.
John Paul Getty

Books, like proverbs, receive their chief value from the stamp and esteem of the ages through which they have passed.
John Paul Getty

Going to work for a large company is like getting on a train. Are you going sixty miles an hour or is the train going sixty miles an hour and you're just sitting still?
John Paul Getty

Formula for success: Rise early, work hard, strike oil.
John Paul Getty

If you owe the bank $100 that's your problem. If you owe the bank $100 million, that's the bank's problem.
John Paul Getty

The meek shall inherit the earth, but not the mineral rights.
John Paul Getty

Money is like manure. You have to spread it around or it smells.
John Paul Getty

To succeed in business, to reach the top, an individual must know all it is possible to know about that business.
John Paul Getty


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