John D. Rockfeller's Advice On How to Get Rich Young

The following principles said by famous industrialist who once was considered the richest man in the world really help with improving not only your monetary stance but general quality of life as well. I reread them regularly to keep myself on the right track.

  1. If you want to succeed you should strike out on new paths, rather than travel the worn paths of accepted success.
  2. The most important thing for a young man is to establish a reputation.
  3. Don't be afraid to give up the good to go for the great.
  4. I would rather earn 1% of a 100 peoples efforts than 100% of my own efforts.
  5. If your only goal is to become reach, you will never achieve it.
  6. Singleness of purpose is one of the chief essentials for success in life, no matter what may be your aim.
  7. A friendship founded on business is better than a business founded on friendship.
  8. I do not think that there is any other quality so essential to success of any kind as the quality of perseverance. It overcomes almost everything, even nature.
  9. The way to make money is to buy when blood is running in the street.
  10. I always tried to turn every disaster into an opportunity.