Rockefeller, John D. Rockefeller, John Davison Rockefeller(noun)
United States industrialist who made a fortune in the oil business and gave half of it away (1839-1937)
John D. Rockefeller
John Davison Rockefeller was an American industrialist and philanthropist. He was the founder of the Standard Oil Company, which dominated the oil industry and was the first great U.S. business trust. Rockefeller revolutionized the petroleum industry and defined the structure of modern philanthropy. In 1870, he founded Standard Oil Company and aggressively ran it until he officially retired in 1897. Rockefeller founded Standard Oil as an Ohio partnership with his brother William along with Henry Flagler, Jabez Bostwick, chemist Samuel Andrews, and a silent partner, Stephen V. Harkness. As kerosene and gasoline grew in importance, Rockefeller's wealth soared and he became the world's richest man and the first American worth more than a billion dollars. Adjusting for inflation, he is often regarded as the richest person in history. Rockefeller spent the last 40 years of his life in retirement. His fortune was mainly used to create the modern systematic approach of targeted philanthropy. He was able to do this through the creation of foundations that had a major effect on medicine, education and scientific research. His foundations pioneered the development of medical research and were instrumental in the eradication of hookworm and yellow fever.
john d. rockefeller
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The numerical value of john d. rockefeller in Chaldean Numerology is: 4
The numerical value of john d. rockefeller in Pythagorean Numerology is: 8
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It's more advisable and better off to live for others than to live for oneself or yourself. Yes! because a selfish person is easily forgotten after his or her demise. Whereas, the world do remember and celebrate the generous person(s) perpetually e.g. John D. Rockefeller/Andrew Carnegie/George Soros/Oprah Winfrey/Warren Buffett/Martin Luther King Jnr./Mother Theresa/Mahatma Gandhi/Nelson Mandela/Chinua Achebe among others. Thus, endeavour to live for others throughout your lifetime. For, it really pays eventually.
It's more advisable and better off to live for others than to live for oneself or yourself. Yes! because a selfish person is easily forgotten after his or her demise. Whereas, the world do remember and celebrate the generous person(s) perpetually e.g. John D. Rockefeller, Andrew Carnegie, George Soros, Oprah Winfrey, Warren Buffett, Henry Ford, J.N. Tata, J.R.D. Tata,Tata Group, Tata Family, Tata Motors, Sudha Murthy, Martin Luther King Jnr., Mother Theresa, Mahatma Gandhi, Nelson Mandela, Dr. Myles Munroe, Chinua Achebe, Aliko Dangote, Rochas Okorocha among others. Thus, endeavour to live for others throughout your lifetime. For, it really pays eventually.
Giving is a prerequisite to receiving or getting more and more blessings, riches and money from God. Yes! whoever that gives generously and cheerfully most especially to the poor, the needy and the helpless cannot and will never lack throughout his or her lifetime (Proverbs 28 : 27, Acts 20 : 35). Uncommon and renowned givers Bill Gates, Bill And Melinda Gates Foundation or Gates Foundation, Andrew Carnegie, Carnegie Foundation, George Soros, Henry Ford, John D. Rockefeller Snr., John D. Rockefeller Jnr., Rockefeller Family, Rockefeller Foundation, Warren Buffett, Mother Theresa, Oprah Winfrey, Sudha Murthy, J.R.D Tata, J.N. Tata, Tata Group, Tata Motors, Tata Family, Aliko Dangote, Dangote Group, Dangote Foundation, Rochas Okorocha, Rochas Foundation among others.
When a stingy person dies, his or her stinginess dies with him or her. I mean, he or she is never celebrated or remembered for years after his or her demise (he or she is easily forgotten) because of his or her stinginess. But contrariwise, when a generous person dies, his or her legacy of generosity lives on. That is to say, he or she is celebrated and remembered perpetually, even though he or she has gone out of the world. For instance, Mother Theresa of India has gone as a person, but her legacy of generosity lives on, Andrew Carnegie Of U.S.A has also gone as a person but, his legacy of generosity lives on. As well, Bill Gates of U.S.A being a mortal will surely die someday but, he will ever be remembered and celebrated globally for his generosity among other famous and uncommon givers like John D. Rockefeller Snr., Warren Buffett, George Soros, Mark Zuckerberg, Pat Robertson, RVM, Aliko Dangote, Sir Emeka Offor, Ifeanyi Ubah, Rochas Okorocha etc. In other words, it is better off to be generous than to be stingy. Thus, don't be stingy with whatever you have or whatever you know including your God-given insights, inspirations, wisdom, knowledge or stuffs like that. ~Emeasoba George
Your life per se is a journey and like every other journey it will surely end someday, sometime, somewhere and somehow. So come on, engage yourself in doing only the things that can outlive you and speak for you globally or perpetually after your demise. Listen up, you can succeed in leaving behind an indelible mark here (on earth). As a matter of fact, many mortals like you have already succeeded in leaving behind their indelible marks here (on earth) by living for others and by enriching or touching numerous lives e.g. Mother Theresa, Maya Angelou, Henry Ford, Pat Robertson, Myles Munroe, Chinua Achebe, Wole Soyinka, Uma Ukpai, Og Mandino, Les Brown, Deodatta V. Shenai-Khatkhate, Nelson Mandela, Martin Luther King Jnr., Mahatma Gandhi, Bill Gates, Bill And Melinda Gates Foundation, Warren Buffett, William Shakespeare, Steve Jobs, Oprah Winfrey, Zig Ziglar, Mark Zuckerberg, John Dewey, Andrew Carnegie, Carnegie Foundation, George Soros, John D. Rockefeller Snr., John D. Rockefeller Jnr., Rockefeller Family, Rockefeller Foundation, Sudha Murthy, J.R.D Tata, J.N Tata, Tata Family, Tata Group, Tata Motors, RVM, RVM foundation, Aliko Dangote, Dangote Foundation, Dangote Group, MTN Foundation, MTN Group, Robert F. Smith, Rochas Okorocha, Rochas Okorocha Foundation, Sir Emeka Ofor, Sir Emeka Ofor Foundation, Ifeanyi Ubah, Ifeanyi Ubah Foundation, among others. ~Emeasoba George
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