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Summary

Paul Getty (born as Eugene Paul Getty in Los Angeles, California, U.S., died in London, England, UK), he is also known as John Paul Getty Jr., was a famous Businessman from USA, who lived between September 7, 1932 and April 17, 2003. He became 70 years old.

Biography

Sir John Paul Getty II was a British-American billionaire and philanthropist.

Paul was born as the third of five sons of oil tycoon Jean Paul Getty (1892-1976) and his fourth wife Ann Rork.

After completing his studies in San Francisco, he became head of the Getty Oil Company in Rome. After six years he came back but left the company and took part in debauched partying and drug abuse are talking about.

The native Americans, whose family earned billions in the oil business, donated in the past few decades, $ 183 million to charity. For his charitable achievements was he, who was considered the black sheep of the Getty clan and took British citizenship in 1997, honored in 1986 with the accolade of Britain's Queen Elizabeth II.

Zodiac etc.

He is born under the zodiac virgo, who is known for Analyzing, Practical, Reflective, Observation, Thoughtful. Our collection contains 32 quotes who is written / told by Paul, under the main topic Art.

Related authors: Jean Paul, Queen Elizabeth II, Elizabeth II

Source / external links:

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Paul_Getty

Famous quotes by Paul Getty (32)


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"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"
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"I can afford to say what I wish"
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"Governments, of course, can - and do - soak the rich"
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"Control of a company does not carry with it the ability to control the price of its stock"
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"A marriage contract to me is as binding as any in business, and I have always believed in sticking to an agreement"
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"Nationalized industries are notorious for their inability to operate at a profit"
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"My wealth is not a subject I relish discussing"
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"The beauty one can find in art is one of the pitifully few real and lasting products of human endeavor"
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"How does one measure the success of a museum?"
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"Before marriage, many couples are very much like people rushing to catch an airplane; once aboard, they turn into passengers. They just sit there"
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"My yachts were, I suppose, outstanding status symbols"
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"I vehemently deny that I was born a cynic and a pessimist"
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"The Roaring Twenties were the period of that Great American Prosperity which was built on shaky foundations"
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"Nostalgia often leads to idle speculation"
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"My love of fine art increased - the more of it I saw, the more of it I wanted to see"
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"A hatred of failure has always been part of my nature"
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"My formula for success is rise early, work late, and strike oil"
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"In Japan, I was immensely impressed by the politeness, industrious nature and conscientiousness of the Japanese people"
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"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"
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"I have absolutely no intention of marrying Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis"
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"I am neither a homosexual nor a eunuch, nor have I ever taken any vows of chastity"
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"There are heads of royal families who control hereditary fortunes that defy comprehension"
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"The overwhelming majority of my rated wealth consists of investments in companies that produce goods and services"
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"I've never been one to bet on the weather"
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"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"
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"I have always enjoyed the company of women and have formed deep and long-lasting friendships with many of them"
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"During the 1950s, Aristotle Onassis and I formed what grew to be a close friendship and association in several business ventures"
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"Rhetoric and dialectics can't change what I have learned from observation and experience"
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"Jack Dempsey and I became friends in the very early 1920s"
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"I was brought up in an era when thrift was still considered a virtue"
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"I am - and have always been - a Methodist"
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"Five wives can't all be wrong"


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