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Jean Paul Getty

Jean Paul Getty

Born: December 15, 1892
Birthplace: Minneapolis, Minnesota, U.S.A.
Died: June 6, 1976

Occupation: Businessman
Profile: American industrialist named the richest living American by Fortune magazine in 1957. Father of Mark Getty.

Number of Quotes: 8

I buy when other people are selling.

I think a man is a business failure who lets his family life interfere with his business record ... business is no place for him.

If businessmen always made the right decisions, business wouldn't be business.

If you can count your money, you don't have a billion dollars.

If you owe the bank $100 that's your problem. If you owe the bank $100 million, that's the bank's problem.

Praise should always be given in public, criticism should always be given in private.

The meek shall inherit the Earth, but not its mineral rights.

The truly successful businessman is essentially a dissenter, a rebel who is seldom if ever satisfied with the status quo.

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