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David Rockefeller
June 15, 1915 -
Nationality: American
Category: Businessman
Subcategory: American Businessman

I can only say that I have had a wonderful life.


As children we recognized that we belonged to an unusual, even exceptional, family, but the effect was different on each of us.


My grandfather, along with Carnegie, was a pioneer in philanthropy, which my father then practiced on a very large scale.


The Japanese banks are not having an easy time as they once had.


Philanthropy is involved with basic innovations that transform society, not simply maintaining the status quo or filling basic social needs that were formerly the province of the public sector.


I am a passionate traveler, and from the time I was a child, travel formed me as much as my formal education.


Only once in my life was I on the edge of incivility.


When I see something I like, I buy it, but I do not look for it madly.


It is true that I am often startled and even angered and repulsed by the strange directions and provocative content of new forms that seem to pop up every few months.


Mother's taste was eclectic and ranged from the ancient world to the contemporary from Europe to the U.S.


The conventional notions of art have changed, and a lot of things done today are considered works of art that would have been rejected in the past.


I learned more from my mother than from all the art historians and curators who have informed me about technical aspects of art history and art appreciation over the years.


I suspect that many corporations have begun to understand that they have an important role to play in the lives of their communities, and that allocating funds to support local groups helps them discharge that function and also burnish their image.


I believe that government is the servant of the people and not their master.


I do not like to be unkind.


Father was the eldest son and the heir apparent, and he set the standard for being a Rockefeller very high, so every achievement was taken for granted and perfection was the norm.


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