Jean Paul Getty Sr. (; December 15, 1892 – June 6, 1976) was an American-born British petroleum industrialist who founded the Getty Oil Company in 1942 and was the patriarch of the Getty family. A native of Minneapolis, he was the son of pioneer oilman George Getty. In 1957, Fortune...
Formula for success: rise early, work hard, strike oil.
If you can count your money, you don't have a billion dollars.
The meek shall inherit the Earth, but not its mineral rights.
Art cannot be modern. Art is primordially eternal.
Painting is just another way of keeping a diary.
The history of art is the history of revivals.
Art depends on luck and talent.
How vain it is to sit down to write when you have not stood up to live.