Rhetoric and dialectics can’t change what I have learned from observation and experience.

Paul Getty Experience Quote

My formula for success is rise early work late and strike oil.

Paul Getty Success Quote

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 Freedom Quote

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

Paul Getty Friendship Quote

A hatred of failure has always been part of my nature.

Paul Getty Failure Quote

My love of fine art increased – the more of it I saw the more of it I wanted to see.

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

Paul Getty Art Quotes

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

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

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 Marriage Quotes