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Paul Getty Quotes and Sayings

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The beauty one can find in art is one of the pitifully
few real and lasting products of human endeavor.
- Paul Getty

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My love of fine art increased - the more of it I saw,
the more of it I wanted to see.
- Paul Getty

The rich are not born skeptical or cynical.
They are made that way by events, circumstances.
- Paul Getty

You cannot bring about prosperity without discouraging thrift.
- Paul Getty

 

My wealth is not a subject I relish discussing.
- Paul Getty

I am - and have always been - a Methodist.
- Paul Getty

I have never been given to envy - save for the envy
I feel toward those people who have the ability to
make a marriage work and endure happily.
- Paul Getty

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A hatred of failure has always been part of my nature.
- Paul Getty

You cannot further the Brotherhood of Man by encouraging class hatred.
- Paul Getty

The overwhelming majority of my rated wealth consists
of investments in companies that produce goods and services.
- Paul Getty

During the 1950s, Aristotle Onassis and I formed what
grew to be a close friendship and association in several business ventures.
- Paul Getty

I've never been one to bet on the weather.
- Paul Getty

I have absolutely no intention of marrying Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis.
- Paul Getty

There are heads of royal families who control hereditary
fortunes that defy comprehension.
- Paul Getty

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

Jack Dempsey and I became friends in the very early 1920s.
- Paul Getty

Nostalgia often leads to idle speculation.
- Paul Getty

A marriage contract to me is as binding as any in business,
and I have always believed in sticking to an agreement.
- Paul Getty

How does one measure the success of a museum?
- Paul Getty

I can afford to say what I wish.
- Paul Getty

I was brought up in an era when thrift was still considered a virtue.
- Paul Getty

Before marriage, many couples are very much like people
rushing to catch an airplane;
once aboard,
they turn into passengers.
They just sit there.
- Paul Getty

Whether we like it or not, men and women are not the same in nature,
temperament, emotions and emotional responses.
- Paul Getty

The Roaring Twenties were the period of that Great
American Prosperity which was built on shaky foundations.
- Paul Getty

Control of a company does not carry with it the ability
to control the price of its stock.
- Paul Getty

Nationalized industries are notorious for their inability to operate at a profit.
- Paul Getty

Governments, of course, can - and do -
soak the rich.
- Paul Getty

The rich are not born sceptical or cynical.
They are made that way by events, circumstances.
- Paul Getty

There are at least 50 cities in the world that would
have liked to obtain the Getty Collection.
- Paul Getty

I vehemently deny that I was born a cynic and a pessimist.
- Paul Getty

Rhetoric and dialectics can't change what I have learned
from observation and experience.
- Paul Getty

What I learned at Oxford has been used to great advantage
throughout my business career.
- Paul Getty

My yachts were, I suppose, outstanding status symbols.
- Paul Getty

I was 37 when my father died-and I no longer had any
freedom of choice over what I would do with the rest of my life.
- Paul Getty

I am neither a homosexual nor a eunuch,
nor have I ever taken any vows of chastity.
- Paul Getty

Five wives can't all be wrong.
- Paul Getty

I have always enjoyed the company of women and have
formed deep and long-lasting friendships with many of them.
- Paul Getty

I take pride in the creation of my wealth,
in its existence and in the uses to which it has been and is being put.
- Paul Getty

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

Everything has beauty,
but not everyone sees it.
- Confucius

There is beauty and adventure in the commonplace
for those with eyes to see beyond.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

The beauty does not live out there;
the beauty's in my eyes.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

We have only this moment,
sparkling like a star in our hand -
and melting like a snowflake.
- Marie B. Ray

Do not blame the thistle that you see no beauty.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Even from the darkest night songs of beauty can be born.
- Mary Anne Radmacher

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

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

Think of all the beauty still left around you and be happy.
- Anne Frank

Beauty is in the eye of the beholder
- Anonymous

I don't think of all the misery
but of the beauty that still remains.
- Anne Frank

When we contemplate the whole globe as one great dewdrop,
striped and dotted with continents and islands,
flying through space with other stars
all singing and shining together as one,
the whole universe appears as an infinite storm of beauty.
- John Muir

People are like stained glass windows,
they sparkle and shine when the sun is out,
but when darkness sets in their true beauty
is revealed only if there is a light from within.
- Elisabeth Kubler-Ross

Beauty is whatever gives joy.
- Edna St. Vincent Millay

The most beautiful things in the world
cannot be seen or even touched,
they must be felt with the heart.
- Helen Keller

Life is full of beauty. Notice it.
Notice the bumble bee, the small child,
and the smiling faces.
Smell the rain, and feel the wind.
Live your life to the fullest potential,
and fight for your dreams.
- Ashley Smith

Let the beauty of what you love be what you do.
- Rumi

Everybody needs beauty as well as bread.
- John Muir

Like Beauty, Joy and Suffering are
in the Eye of the Beholder.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

See beauty in the familiar.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Love is the beauty of the soul.
- Saint Augustine

Choose to See Beauty and Joy:
Much in life can be seen as ugly or beautiful - it's our choice.
Why would we choose to see any part of life as ugly?
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Everybody needs beauty as well as bread,
places to play in and pray in,
where nature may heal and cheer
and give strength to the body and soul.
- John Muir

When you are reluctant to change,
think of the beauty of autumn.
- V. B. Brown

The longer I live, the more beautiful life becomes.
- Frank Lloyd Wright

It is amazing how complete is the delusion
that beauty is goodness.
- Leo Tolstoy

The perception of beauty is a moral test.
- Henry David Thoreau

Through Love and through Beauty, we achieve immortality.
- Jewel (paraphrasing Plato)

Flowers are Nature's messengers -
reminders of an unspeakable beauty.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

There is beauty and serenity in the eye of the storm.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

You have a choice about the perspective you take on life.
See tragedy, and the world is tragic -
see beauty, and the world is beautiful.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

When I am working on a problem,
I never think about beauty,
but when I have finished,
if the solution is not beautiful,
I know it is wrong.
- R. Buckminster Fuller


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