John D. Rockefeller Sayings and Quotes

Below you will find our collection of inspirational, wise, and humorous old john d. rockefeller quotes, john d. rockefeller sayings, and john d. rockefeller proverbs, collected over the years from a variety of sources.


Don't be afraid to give up the good to go for the great.     

John D. Rockefeller

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

John D. Rockefeller

Giving should be entered into in just the same way as investing. Giving is investing.     

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

John D. Rockefeller

Don't be afraid to give up the good to go for the great.     

John D. Rockefeller

The common denominator for success is work.     

John D. Rockefeller

The major fortunes in America have been made in land.     

John D. Rockefeller

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

I have ways of making money that you know nothing of.     

John D. Rockefeller

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

John D. Rockefeller

A friendship founded on business is better than a business founded on friendship.     

John D. Rockefeller

The way to make money is to buy when blood is running in the streets.     

John D. Rockefeller

Think of giving not as a duty but as a privilege.     

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

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

John D. Rockefeller

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

John D. Rockefeller

There is nothing in this world that can compare with the Christian fellowship; nothing that can satisfy but Christ.     

John D. Rockefeller

The only question with wealth is, what do you do with it?     

John D. Rockefeller

The most important thing for a young man is to establish a credit a reputation, character.     

John D. Rockefeller

Our cup will truly run over only after we have sealed the character cracks.     

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