Favorite Quotations John D. Rockefeller Tycoons

"There is no feeling in this world to be compared with self-reliance--do not sacrifice that to anything else. " ~ John D. Rockefeller

Business Mastery

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

A little rest now and then helps a man to accomplish more.

I believe it is a duty for a man to get all the money he honestly can and give all he can.

I have always indulged the hope that I should be able to establish efficiency in giving, so that wealth may be of greater use to the present and future generations.

One of the most important of the elements which go to make up civilization is the progress of morality and religion.

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.

Do not be afraid to work.

A clear conscience is worth more and is a greater comfort than is a great fortune gathered by dishonorable methods.

Good leadership consists in showing average people how to do the work of a superior people.

Persevere. If you make a mistake, remember that it is human to err. Try again and try harder.