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Nationality
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DOB
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8-07-1839
DOD
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23-03-1937

Businessman John D. Rockefeller was born on 8th July 1839 AD. An American citizen, John D. Rockefeller was born in United States. He was also called John Davison Rockefeller. John Davison Rockefeller was 98 years old when he died on 23th March 1937 AD. In his life John Davison Rockefeller was famous not only for his work but also for quotations and sayings, some of which are quite popular and listed here.

Nobody does anything if he can get anybody else to do it

- John D. Rockefeller

In the same way the failures which a man makes in his life are due almost always to some defect in his personality, some weakness of body, or mind, or character, will, or temperament. The only way to overcome these failings is to build up his personality from within, so that he, by virtue of what is within him, may overcome the weakness which was the cause of the failure. It is only those efforts the man himself puts forth that can really help him.

- Random Reminiscences of Men and Events , John D. Rockefeller

A friendship founded on business is better than a business founded on friendship.

- John D. Rockefeller

If your only goal is to become rich, you will never achieve it.

- John D. Rockefeller

I was early taught to work as well as play, My life has been one long, happy holiday; Full of work and full of play- I dropped the worry on the way- And God was good to me every day.

- John D. Rockefeller

I would rather hire a man with enthusiasm, than a man who knows everything.

- 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.

- 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

I do not think 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

The secret to success is to do the common things uncommonly well.

- John D. Rockefeller

Charity is injurious unless it helps the recipient to become independent of it.

- John D. Rockefeller

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

- John D. Rockefeller

A man has no right to occupy another man′s time unnecessarily

- John D. Rockefeller

I always tried to turn every disaster into an opportunity.

- 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

The only thing which is of lasting benefit to a man is that which he does for himself. Money which comes to him without effort on his part is seldom a benefit and often a curse.

- Random Reminiscences of Men and Events , John D. Rockefeller

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

- John D. Rockefeller

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

- John D. Rockefeller

Good leadership consists of showing average people how to do the work of superior people.

- 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

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

- 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

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

- John D. Rockefeller

It is wrong to assume that men of immense wealth are always happy.

- John D. Rockefeller

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

- 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

The best philanthropy is constantly in search of the finalities—a search for a cause, an attempt to cure evils at their source.

- John D. Rockefeller

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