J. Paul Getty — American Businessman born on December 15, 1892, died on June 06, 1976

Jean Paul Getty KBE was an American industrialist. He founded the Getty Oil Company, and in 1957 Fortune magazine named him the richest living American, while the 1966 Guinness Book of Records named him as the world's richest private citizen, worth an estimated $1.2 billion. At his death, he was worth more than $2 billion. A book published in 1996 ranked him as the 67th richest American who ever lived, based on his wealth as a percentage of the gross national product... (wikipedia)

The meek shall inherit the Earth, but not its mineral rights.
Formula for success: rise early, work hard, strike oil.
I can afford to say what I wish.
If you can count your money, you don't have a billion dollars.
Without the element of uncertainty, the bringing off of even, the greatest business triumph would be dull, routine, and eminently unsatisfying.