Jean Paul Getty, more popularly known as J Paul Getty was the founder of the Getty Oil Company and also an American industrialist. In the year 1957, the infamous Fortune Magazine named this hard working and dedicated man the richest living American. Getty’s quotes were extremely popular amongst other private businessmen and they still continue to be.
"To succeed in business, to reach the top, an individual must know all it is possible to know about that business"
Getty’s sayings and adages motivated people to work as a team and also urged people to avoid having the mindset of a conformist if they truly wanted to achieve success in work and in their lives. There is a J Paul Getty Trust whose estimated endowment is approximately US$ 5.6 billion. This trust is the wealthiest art institution in the world. Getty believed that every employer always got the kind of employees he truly deserved. He had an excellent sense of humor and believed that the true formula to success was to rise early, work hard and strike oil.