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The Japanese banks are not having an easy time as they once had. ...
by David Rockefeller

The Japanese banks are not having an easy time as they once had.
- David Rockefeller

I owe much to mother.
She had an expert's understanding, but also approached art emotionally.
- David Rockefeller

My grandfather, along with Carnegie,
was a pioneer in philanthropy,
which my father then practiced on a very large scale.
- David Rockefeller

I learned more from my mother than from all the art
historians and curators who have informed me about
technical aspects of art history and art appreciation over the years.
- David Rockefeller

 

Father was the eldest son and the heir apparent,
and he set the standard for being a Rockefeller very high,
so every achievement was taken for granted and perfection was the norm.
- David Rockefeller

Mother's interest in contemporary American artists
emerged during the 1920s.
- David Rockefeller

Much corporate giving is charitable in nature rather than philanthropic.
- David Rockefeller

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It is true that I am often startled and even angered
and repulsed by the strange directions and provocative
content of new forms that seem to pop up every few months.
- David Rockefeller

Mother's taste was eclectic and ranged from the ancient
world to the contemporary from Europe to the U.S.
- David Rockefeller

Only once in my life was I on the edge of incivility.
- David Rockefeller

When I see something I like, I buy it,
but I do not look for it madly.
- David Rockefeller

The role of a museum of modern art is to make a good
selection and identify what we believe to be the coming movements,
and that requires taste.
- David Rockefeller

MoMA is doubling its space, and I decided to raise the money for it.
- David Rockefeller

A museum has to renew its collection to be alive,
but that does not mean we give on important old works.
- David Rockefeller

I am a passionate traveler, and from the time I was a child,
travel formed me as much as my formal education.
- David Rockefeller

I do not like to be unkind.
- David Rockefeller

I think I am basically a happy person.
- David Rockefeller

The Japanese have a wonderful sense of design and a refinement in their art.
They try to produce beautiful paintings with the minimum number of strokes.
- David Rockefeller

I believe that government is the servant of the people and not their master.
- David Rockefeller

As children we recognized that we belonged to an unusual,
even exceptional, family, but the effect was different on each of us.
- David Rockefeller

I think of art as the highest level of creativity.
To me, it is one of the greatest sources of enjoyment.
- David Rockefeller

Money can add very much to one's ability to lead a constructive life,
not only pleasant for oneself, but, hopefully,
beneficial to others.
- David Rockefeller

Eventually, most people felt MoMA had filled a very important gap.
- David Rockefeller

The Christian ethic played an essential part in my upbringing.
- David Rockefeller

I can only say that I have had a wonderful life.
- David Rockefeller

When you have a lot of resources, the most important
thing is to have had good parents and to have been
brought up by people who gave one the proper values.
- David Rockefeller

I never kept a diary, but I wrote detailed notes of my travels.
- David Rockefeller

I hope the Guggenheim plan will be revived.
- David Rockefeller

The conventional notions of art have changed,
and a lot of things done today are considered works
of art that would have been rejected in the past.
- David Rockefeller

By a museum, I assume you mean an institution dedicated to the events of Sept.
11 and the aftermath.
If that is done with sensitivity, I think it would be most appropriate.
- David Rockefeller

I am convinced that material things can contribute
a lot to making one's life pleasant,
but, basically, if you do not have very good friends
and relatives who matter to you,
life will be really empty and sad and material things cease to be important.
- David Rockefeller

You know, gentlemen, that I do not owe any personal income tax.
But nevertheless, I send a small check,
now and then, to the Internal Revenue Service out of
the kindness of my heart.
- David Rockefeller

I suspect that many corporations have begun to understand
that they have an important role to play in the lives of their communities,
and that allocating funds to support local groups helps
them discharge that function and also burnish their image.
- David Rockefeller

The attacks on the World Trade Center and the current economic recession,
which is particularly powerful in New York City,
have put a number of building plans on hold for the time being.
- David Rockefeller

Philanthropy is involved with basic innovations that transform society,
not simply maintaining the status quo or filling basic
social needs that were formerly the province of the public sector.
- David Rockefeller

They decided to establish a museum of modern art where
works by contemporary artists would be shown.
Mother was viewed as a very progressive person,
and not everybody liked the paintings she bought.
- David Rockefeller

See no evil, Hear no evil, Speak no evil.
- Japanese pictorial maxim (the Three Wise Monkeys)

Fall seven times, stand up eight.
- Japanese Proverb

Before you can forgive others,
you must be a person whose forgiveness matters.
Before you can have gratitude for your life,
you must believe that your life has value.
Before your choices have value,
you must feel that you yourself have value.
Before you can dream a great dream for your future,
you have to believe that your future matters.
Before you can build positive habits of resolve and commitment,
before you can begin to live into the Japanese proverb,
"Fall seven times, stand up eight,"
you must believe that your life matters.
Before you can celebrate your life, you must Honor it.
And, before you can feel unity with,
and Honor toward, Spirit and all creation,
you must Honor yourself to feel worthy of that unity.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

When I go on Japanese Airlines, I really love it because I like Japanese food.
- Phil Collins

What do we want our kids to do? Sweep up around Japanese computers?
- Walter F. Mondale

In Japanese houses the interior melts into the gardens of the outside world.
- Stephen Gardiner

How are we doing in the electronics field as opposed to,
you know, we hear how advanced the Japanese are? Do
you think we're still pretty competitive? Oh,
yes.
- Jack Kilby

The Japanese put houses in among the trees and allowed
nature to gain the ascendancy in any composition.
- Stephen Gardiner

Many young Japanese were hearing for the first time
the words of Native people from the West.
- Dennis Banks

Nevertheless, China was unfortunately unable to understand Japan's real position,
and it is greatly to be regretted that the Sino-Japanese
War became one of long duration.
- Hideki Tojo

The Japanese have perfected good manners and made them
indistinguishable from rudeness.
- Paul Theroux

Clearly, this Sino-Japanese War of more than four years
was a considerable burden on Japan's national power
and an obstacle to the maintenance of peace in the Pacific.
- Tojo Hideki

The Japanese version comes with a translation,
but that's different from the lyrics,
so people could look things up and find a translation
of their own if they're interested.
- Utada Hikaru

I was to Japanese visitors to Washington what the Mona
Lisa is to Americans visiting Paris.
- John C. Danforth

Once you understand the foundations of cooking -
whatever kind you like,
whether it's French or Italian or Japanese -
you really don't need a cookbook anymore.
- Thomas Keller

Frankly, I was surprised at how generous the Japanese
press has been to the idea of a foreigner running Sony.
- Howard Stringer

Seppuku is Japanese for ritual suicide.
I thought, What a cute name for a coat.
- Lexa Doig

My own family and thousands of other Japanese Americans
were interned during World War II.
It took our nation over 40 years to apologize.
- Mike Honda

Terri and her mother arrived.
She was obviously a dedicated stage mother because
she was loaded down with camera equipment,
looking like a Japanese tourist.
- Audrey Meadows

The Japanese chose the principle of eternal peace as
the basis of morality for our rebirth after the War.
- Kenzaburo Oe

The Japanese do not fear God.
They only fear bombs.
- Jerome Cady

A war in the Taiwan Strait would destroy China's international relations overnight.
It would destroy Chinese - Japanese relations,
not to mention Chinese - American relations.
- William Kirby

The Japanese keenly learned from Western civilisation
in a bid to modernize and preserve the nation.
- Akihito

The Japanese actually approach the music on a high level.
It's always been on a high level.
- Billy Higgins

The President wishes the Japanese to be very prudent
about the introduction of opium,
and if a treaty is made, he wishes that opium may be strictly prohibited.
- Townsend Harris

We made air attacks on the Japanese anchorage,
sinking and damaging several vessels.
However, the Japanese were alerted to the fact that
American carriers were nearby.
- Jack Adams

Killing Japanese didn't bother me very much at that time...
I suppose if I had lost the war, I would have been tried as a war criminal.
- Curtis Lemay

Of all the lessons most relevant to architecture today,
Japanese flexibility is the greatest.
- Stephen Gardiner

Well, dojo is a traditional Japanese word for training hall.
- Joseph Jarman

I acquired an admiration for Japanese culture,
art, and architecture, and learned of the existence of the game of GO,
which I still play.
- Philip Warren Anderson

Another dynamic of this last year was our increased
penetration into the Japanese market.
- David Milne

I especially love French, Italian and Japanese cuisines.
- Eva Herzigova

Japan is dealing us a dead hand.
For two years we have watched the Japanese drag their
feet and we can't let them continue to slam the door in our faces.
- Craig L. Thomas

In Japan, I was immensely impressed by the politeness,
industrious nature and conscientiousness of the Japanese people.
- Paul Getty

Technological things, that Germans and Japanese would get real excited about.
- John Badham


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