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I believe that thrift is essential to well-ordered living. ...
by John D. Rockefeller

I believe that thrift is essential to well-ordered living.
- John D. Rockefeller

The common denominator for success is work.
- John D. Rockefeller

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

 

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

Do you know the only thing that gives me pleasure?
It's to see my dividends coming in.
- John D. Rockefeller

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Good management consists in showing average people
how to do the work of superior people.
- 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 than for any other under the sun.
- John D. Rockefeller

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

I have ways of making money that you know nothing of.
- John D. Rockefeller

I always tried to turn every disaster into an opportunity.
- John D. Rockefeller

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

Don't blame the marketing department.
The buck stops with the chief executive.
- John D. Rockefeller

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

The only question with wealth is, what do you do with it?
- John D. Rockefeller

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.
- 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

Singleness of purpose is one of the chief essentials for success in life,
no matter what may be one's aim.
- 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

It is wrong to assume that men of immense wealth are always happy.
- John D. Rockefeller

I know of nothing more despicable and pathetic than
a man who devotes all the hours of the waking day to
the making of money for money's sake.
- John D. Rockefeller

If your only goal is to become rich,
you will never achieve it.
- John D. Rockefeller

I can think of nothing less pleasurable than a life devoted to pleasure.
- John D. Rockefeller

I would rather earn 1% off a 100 people's efforts than 100% of my own efforts.
- John D. Rockefeller

Good leadership consists of showing average people
how to do the work of superior people.
- John D. Rockefeller

Every right implies a responsibility;
Every opportunity,
an obligation, Every possession, a duty.
- John D. Rockefeller

Competition is a sin.
- John D. Rockefeller

Those who believe they can do something
and those who believe they can't
are both right.
- Henry Ford

The future belongs to those
who believe in the beauty of their dreams.
- Eleanor Roosevelt

Believe nothing, no matter where you read it,
or who said it, no matter if I have said it,
unless it agrees with your own reason
and your own common sense.
- The Buddha

Whatever you do, you need courage.
Whatever course you decide upon,
there is always someone to tell you
that you are wrong.
There are always difficulties arising
that tempt you to believe your critics are right.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

Trust your own inner guidance.
Have faith that your steps are
carrying you toward your dreams.
Keep your eyes on the heavens
and believe that your feet will carry you well.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Never believe that a few caring people can't change the world.
For, indeed, that's all who ever have.
- Margaret Mead

Far away there in the sunshine are my highest aspirations.
I may not reach them, but I can look up and see their beauty,
believe in them, and try to follow where they lead.
- Louisa May Alcott

This is my wish for you:
Comfort on difficult days,
Smiles when sadness intrudes,
Rainbows to follow the clouds,
Laughter to kiss your lips,
Sunsets to warm your heart,
Hugs when spirits sag,
Beauty for your eyes to see,
Friendships to brighten your being,
Faith so that you can believe,
Confidence for when you doubt,
Courage to know yourself,
Patience to accept the truth,
Love to complete your life.
- Anonymous

Stand often in the company of dreamers.
They believe you can achieve impossible things.
- Mary Anne Radmacher

Truth is not defined by
how many people believe something.
Ask. Question. Think.
Decide - for yourself.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

I believe that everything happens for a reason.
People change so that you can learn to let go,
things go wrong so that you appreciate them when they're right,
you believe lies so you eventually learn to trust no one but yourself,
and sometimes good things fall apart so better things can fall together.
- Marilyn Monroe

You are braver than you believe,
stronger than you seem,
and smarter than you think.
- A. A. Milne (Winnie-The-Pooh)

Believe in yourself. Have faith in your abilities.
Without a humble but reasonable confidence in your own powers
you cannot be successful or happy.
- Norman Vincent Peale

If you would convince a man that he does wrong, do right.
Men will believe what they see.
- Henry David Thoreau

Reality is what you believe it to be.
It's what you put your thought and energy into,
because your hands physically manifest thought.
So your world becomes what you feel and what you think.
- Jewel

Have a Vision, a Dream.
Believe in that Vision.
Live that Vision with every fiber of your being.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Shallow men believe in luck.
Strong men believe in cause and effect.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

I don't believe that imagining is enough.
- Bono

I do not believe in a fate that
falls on men however they act;
but I do believe in a fate
that falls on them unless they act.
- The Buddha

Whatever the mind can conceive and believe,
it can achieve.
- Napoleon Hill

The thing always happens that you really believe in;
and the belief in a thing makes it happen.
- Frank Lloyd Wright

I don't believe in killing whatever the reason!
- John Lennon

The problem with making assumptions
is that we believe they are the truth
- don Miguel Ruiz

What people believe prevails over the truth.
- Sophocles

Simply put, you believe that things
or people make you unhappy,
but this is not accurate.
You make yourself unhappy.
- Wayne Dyer

It is always better to have no ideas than false ones;
to believe nothing, than to believe what is wrong.
- Thomas Jefferson

Believe in yourself.
- Anonymous

If you believe that a task will be difficult, it will be -
and you will have suffered with worry beforehand.
Approach life with joy and optimism.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Your life becomes what you believe.
- Jewel

It isn't enough to talk about peace.
One must believe in it.
And it isn't enough to believe in it.
One must work at it.
- Eleanor Roosevelt

Don't believe me,
don't believe yourself,
and don't believe anyone else.
- don Miguel Ruiz

Believe in yourself. Dream big dreams.
Set important goals. Take action on those goals.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

I believe that it is better to tell the truth than a lie.
I believe it is better to be free than to be a slave.
And I believe it is better to know than to be ignorant.
- H.L. Mencken

Nothing splendid has ever been achieved except by those who dared
believe that something inside of them was superior to circumstance.
- Bruce Barton

I keep my ideals, because in spite of everything,
I still believe that people are really good at heart.
- Anne Frank

To believe in something, and not to live it, is dishonest.
- Mohandas (Mahatma) Gandhi

In spite of everything, I still believe
that people are really good at heart.
I simply can't build up my hopes on a foundation
consisting of confusion, misery and death.
- Anne Frank

I was brought up to believe that the only thing worth doing
was to add to the sum of accurate information in the world.
- Margaret Mead

To accomplish great things,
we must not only act, but also dream;
not only plan, but also believe.
- Anatole France

The probability that we may fail
in the struggle ought not to deter us
from the support of a cause we believe to be just.
- Abraham Lincoln

You can, when you believe you can.
- Anonymous

Despite everything, I believe that people are really good at heart.
- Anne Frank

If I am capable of grasping God objectively,
I do not believe, but precisely because
I cannot do this I must believe.
- Soren Kierkegaard


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