Aristotle Onassis quotes talk about his life as a rich businessman and how money is useless without a woman to share it with. His quotes were filled with advice on many financial decisions that entrepreneurs make daily and if rightly used could prove beneficial. Onassis made his fortune through shipping and was one of the richest men in his time. Since then the technology sector has taken over and now men like Jeff Bezos and Bill Gates are the world’s richest due to this fact. Below you can read a number of Aristotle Onassis quotes.
“We must free ourselves of the hope that the sea will ever rest. We must learn to sail in high winds."
“If women didn't exist, all the money in the world would have no meaning."
“Don't worry about your physical shortcomings. I am no Greek god. Don't get too much sleep and don't tell anybody your troubles. Appearances count: Get a sun lamp to keep you looking as though you have just come back from somewhere expensive: maintain an elegant address even if you have to live in the attic. Never nickel when short of cash. Borrow big, but always repay promptly."
“You are not truly wealthy unless you earn money while you are sleeping."
“It is during our darkest moments that we must focus to see the light."
“To be successful, keep looking tanned, live in an elegant building (even if you're in the cellar), be seen in smart restaurants (even if you only nurse one drink) and if you borrow, borrow big."
“Don’t sleep too much. If you sleep 3 hours less each night for a year, you will have an extra month and a half to succeed in."
“To be successful, you must act big, think big and talk big."
“I've just been a machine for making money. I seem to have spent my life in a golden tunnel looking for the outlet which would lead to happiness. But the tunnel kept going on. After my death there will be nothing left."
“The only rule is there are no rules."
“To succeed in business it is necessary to make others see things as you see them."
“After a certain point, money is meaningless. It ceases to be the goal. The game is what counts."
“I hate the opera. I think I must have a tin ear. No matter how hard I concentrate it still sounds like a bunch of Italian chefs screaming risotto recipes at each other."
“Since I'm known as a 'rich person', I feel I have to tip at least $5 each time I check my coat. On top of that, I would have to wear a very expensive coat, and it would have to be insured. Added up, without a topcoat I save over $20,000 a year."
“Wealth comes from knowing what others do not know."
Aristotle Onassis Net Worth
Aritotle Onassis net worth was about $500 million at the time he died, in today’s money that would be $2.3 billion. Onassis was a Greek shipping magnate who also had Argentine citizenship, but was actually born in Turkey. During his lifetime he had the largest privately owned shipping fleet in the world.
Aristotle Onassis And Jackie Kennedy
Aristotle Onassis and Jackie Kennedy became an item shortly after the death of her husband John F Kennedy who was assassinated while in the Presidential office. The two became involved in the late 1960s and eventually married in 1968. This enabled her to live a life of privacy that seemed impossible if she continued to live as she did after JFK’s death. After the death of Mr. Onassis, she received $150,000 to $250,000 yearly as an allowance, the bulk of Aristotle’s money went to his daughter Christina.