J D Rockefeller Inspirational Quotes To Motivate You
If you want to succeed you should strike out on new paths, rather than travel the worn paths of accepted success. And we are never too old to study the Bible. Each time the lessons are studied comes some new meaning, some new thought which will make us better. If your only goal is to become rich, you will never achieve it. Next to doing the right thing, the most important thing is to let people know you are doing the right thing. I have ways of making money that you know nothing of. I always tried to turn every disaster into an opportunity. Every right implies a responsibility; Every opportunity, an obligation, Every possession, a duty. The way to make money is to buy when blood is running in the streets. 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. The most important thing for a young man is to establish a credit… a reputation, character. Do you know the only thing that gives me pleasure? It’s to see my dividends coming in. A friendship founded on business is better than a business founded on friendship. I believe that thrift is essential to well-ordered living. The only question with wealth is, what do you do with it? It is wrong to assume that men of immense wealth are always happy. I can think of nothing less pleasurable than a life devoted to pleasure. After it is all over, the religion of man is his most important possession. I would rather hire a man with enthusiasm, than a man who knows everything. The secret to success is to do the common things uncommonly well. Don’t be afraid to give up the good to go for the great. Good leadership consists of showing average people how to do the work of superior people. Good 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. 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. I would rather earn 1% off a 100 people’s efforts than 100% of my own efforts. Charity is injurious unless it helps the recipient to become independent of it. Competition is a sin.
Thoughts to Inspire Success in Your Life and Business