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Random Reminiscences of Men and Events

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A good book by the oil revolutionist of the 20th century. As they say "Men should listen to experience" and this book is all about the experience of the second highest taxpayer of the US during the 20's. Though it is not in the book, this is a small poem he wrote:

I was early taught to work as well as play,
My life has been one long, happy holiday;
Full of work and full of play-
I dropped the worry on the way-
And God was good to me everyday.

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[Illustration: MR. JOHN D. ROCKEFELLER AT THE AGE OF EIGHTEEN]

Random Reminiscences

of Men and Events

BY

JOHN D. ROCKEFELLER

New York

Doubleday, Page & Company

1909

COPYRIGHT, 1908, 1909, BY DOUBLEDAY, PAGE & COMPANY

PREFACE

Probably in the life of everyone there comes a time when he is inclined to go over again the events, great and small, which have made up the incidents of his work and pleasure, and I am tempted to become a garrulous old man, and tell some stories of men and things which have happened in an active life.

In some measure I have been associated with the most interesting people our country has produced, especially in business men who have helped largely to build up the commerce of the United States, and who have made known its products all over the world. These incidents which come to my mind to speak of seemed vitally important to me when they happened, and they still stand out distinctly in my memory... Continue reading book >>


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