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Every right implies a responsibility;
by John D. Rockefeller

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

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

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

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 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

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

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

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

Competition is a sin.
- 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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

"Hurry up" ranks right up there with "you need to"
as a destroyer of our humanity.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Would you rather be right or happy?
- A Course in Miracles

If it's Right, stand up for it - together.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

When people get caught up with that which is right
and they are willing to sacrifice for it,
there is no stopping point short of victory.
- Martin Luther King, Jr.

All the works of man have their origin in creative fantasy.
What right have we then to depreciate imagination.
- Carl Jung

Nothing can stop the man with the right
mental attitude from achieving his goal;
nothing on earth can help the man
with the wrong mental attitude.
- Thomas Jefferson

Courage is not always about action,
and it doesn't always involve danger,
but courage is always doing what is right.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

To have a right to do a thing
is not at all the same as to be right in doing it.
- Gilbert (G. K.) Chesterton

Never let your sense of morals
get in the way of doing what's right.
- Isaac Asimov

It is a fine thing to be honest,
but it is also very important to be right.
- Winston Churchill

You can choose to be peaceful right here and now ...
it has nothing to do with what other people do or think.
- Gerald Jampolsky

We can always choose to perceive things differently.
You can focus on what's wrong in your life,
or you can focus on what's right.
- Marianne Williamson

One of the surest ways to cause
yourself great suffering
is to insist upon being right -
to demand that all others view life
exactly as you view it.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

That you may retain your self-respect, it is better
to displease the people by doing what you know is right,
than to temporarily please them by doing what you know is wrong.
- William J. H. Boetcker

What is, is right.
- Alexander Pope

Confidence comes not from always being right
but from not fearing to be wrong.
- Peter T. Mcintyre

You only live once -
but if you work it right, once is enough.
- Joe E. Lewis

Remember always that you have not only the right to be an individual,
you have an obligation to be one.
- Eleanor Roosevelt

If you think you can,
or you think you can't,
you're probably right.
- Henry Ford

No individual has any right to come into the world
and go out of it without leaving something behind.
- George Washington Carver

We must use time wisely and forever realize
that the time is always ripe to do right.
- Nelson Mandela

Whether you think you can,
or think you can't,
you're right.
- Henry Ford

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

Perhaps it is better to be irresponsible and right,
than to be responsible and wrong.
- Winston Churchill

The right mixture of caring and not caring -
I suppose that's what love is.
- James Hilton

It is not desirable to cultivate
a respect for the law,
so much as for the right.
- Henry David Thoreau

It is better to displease the people
by doing what you know is right.
- William J. H. Boetcker

The time is always right to do what is right.
- Martin Luther King, Jr.

There are no right answers to wrong questions.
- Ursula K. Le Guin

Be sure you put your feet in the right place, then stand firm.
- Abraham Lincoln

That old law about "an eye for an eye" leaves everybody blind.
The time is always right to do the right thing.
- Martin Luther King, Jr.

The truth of the matter is that
you always know the right thing to do.
The hard part is doing it.
- Norman Schwarzkoff

There is no labor a person does that is undignified;
if they do it right.
- Bill Cosby

Do what you feel in your heart to be right.
You'll be criticized anyway.
- Eleanor Roosevelt

If you wait to do everything until you're sure it's right,
you'll probably never do much of anything.
- Win Borden

Is freedom anything else than the right
to live as we wish? Nothing else.
- Epictetus

Out beyond ideas of wrongdoing and right doing,
there is a field. I will meet you there.
- Rumi

I am not interested in power for power's sake,
but I'm interested in power that is moral,
that is right and that is good.
- Martin Luther King, Jr.

Your big opportunity may be right where you are now.
- Napoleon Hill

No one has a right to consume happiness without producing it.
- Helen Keller


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