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Paul Getty
September 7, 1932 - April 17, 2003
Nationality: American
Category: Businessman
Subcategory: American Businessman

There are at least 50 cities in the world that would have liked to obtain the Getty Collection.


Jack Dempsey and I became friends in the very early 1920s.


I am - and have always been - a Methodist.


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

    Topics: Marriage

My wealth is not a subject I relish discussing.


The overwhelming majority of my rated wealth consists of investments in companies that produce goods and services.


Nationalized industries are notorious for their inability to operate at a profit.


Five wives can't all be wrong.


My yachts were, I suppose, outstanding status symbols.


There are heads of royal families who control hereditary fortunes that defy comprehension.


I was brought up in an era when thrift was still considered a virtue.


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


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


I have absolutely no intention of marrying Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis.


I take pride in the creation of my wealth, in its existence and in the uses to which it has been and is being put.


How does one measure the success of a museum?


I am neither a homosexual nor a eunuch, nor have I ever taken any vows of chastity.


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


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