John Davison Rockefeller Jr. Quotes

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Every right implies a responsibility.
— John Davison Rockefeller Jr.
Every opportunity [presents] an obligation.
— John Davison Rockefeller Jr.
As for charity, it is injurious unless it helps the recipient become independent of it.

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I had no ambition to make a fortune. Mere money-making has never been my goal, I had an ambition to build.
— John Davison Rockefeller Jr.
I believe that every right implies a responsibility; every opportunity an obligation; every possession a duty.
— John Davison Rockefeller Jr.

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Giving is the secret of a healthy life. Not necessarily money, but whatever a man has of encouragement and sympathy and understanding.

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The only question with wealth is what to do with it. It can be used for evil purposes or it can be an instrumentality for constructive social living.

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