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Quotes of Wisdom

 

 

• “The investor of today does not profit from yesterday’s growth.” – Warren Edward Buffet

 

• ‘Buy something that you’d be happy to hold if the market shuts down for 10 years.’ – Warren Edward Buffet

 

• ‘Investment is most prudent when it most businesslike.’ – Benjamin Graham

 

• ‘Rule No.1 is never lose money. Rule No.2 is never forget rule number one.’ – Warren Edward Buffet

 

• ‘Risk comes from not knowing what you’re doing.’ – Warren Edward Buffet

 

• ‘In the business world, the rearview mirror is always clearer than the windshield.’ – Warren Edward Buffet

 

• ‘The goal is to find an outstanding business at a sensible price, not a mediocre business at a bargain price.’ – Warren Edward Buffet

 

• ‘Those who cannot master their emotions are ill-suited to profit from their investments.’ – Benjamin Graham

 

• ‘Even the intelligent investor is likely to need considerable willpower to keep from following the crowd.’ – Benjamin Graham

 

• “It is absurd to think that the general public can ever make money out of market forecasts.” – Benjamin Graham

 

• "Psychology is probably the most important factor in the market – and one that is least understood." – David Dreman

 

• "I paraphrase Lord Rothschild: ‘the time to buy is when there's blood on the streets.'" – David Dreman

 

• "If you have good stocks and you really know them, you'll make money if you're patient over three years or more." – David Dreman

 

• "It's not whether you're right or wrong that's important, but how much money you make when you're right and how much you lose when you're wrong." – George Soros

 

• "I rely a great deal on animal instincts." – George Soros

 

• "Time is your friend; impulse is your enemy." – John C. Bogle

 

• "If you have trouble imaging a 20% loss in the stock market, you shouldn't be in stocks." – John C. Bogle

 

• "When reward is at its pinnacle, risk is near at hand." –John C. Bogle

 

• "Invest at the point of maximum pessimism."  - Sir John Templeton

 

• "If you want to have a better performance than the crowd, you must do things differently from the crowd." – Sir John Templeton

 

• "Go for a business that any idiot can run – because sooner or later, any idiot is probably going to run it." – Peter S. Lynch

 

• "Investing without research is like playing stud poker and never looking at the cards." – Peter S. Lynch

 

• "Absent a lot of surprises, stocks are relatively predictable over twenty years. As to whether they're going to be higher or lower in two to three years, you might as well flip a      coin to decide." – Peter S. Lynch

 

• "If you spend more than 13 minutes analyzing economic and market forecasts, you've wasted 10 minutes." – Peter S. Lynch

 

• "I don't want a lot of good investments; I want a few outstanding ones." – Philip A. Fisher

 

• ‘I’m 15 percent Fisher and 85 percent Benjamin Graham’ – Warren Edward Buffett

 

• "Shares are not mere pieces of paper. They represent part ownership of a business. So, when contemplating an investment, think like a prospective owner." –                            Warren Edward Buffett

 

• "All there is to investing is picking good stocks at good times and staying with them as long as they remain good companies." – Warren Edward Buffett

 

• "Look at market fluctuations as your friend rather than your enemy. Profit from folly rather than participate in it." – Warren Edward Buffett

 

• "If, when making a stock investment, you're not considering holding it at least ten years, don't waste more than ten minutes considering it." – Warren Edward Buffett

 

• “Investing should be more like watching paint dry or watching grass grow. If you want excitement, take $800 and go to Las Vegas.” – Paul Samuelson

 

• “We simply attempt to be fearful when others are greedy and to be greedy only when others are fearful.” – Warren Edward Buffett

 

• “The best way to protect against investment fraud is to ask tough questions about the opportunity and the people promoting it – before you invest.” Securities and Exchange      Commission, USA.

 

• “Money in the bank is like toothpaste in the tube. Easy to take out, hard to put back.” – Earl Wilson

 

• “Saving is a greater art than gaining.” – German Proverb

 

• “Gold is the life belt for all seasons, especially the dangerous ones.” – Timothy Green

 

• “Don’t try to buy the bottom and sell at the top. It can’t be done except by liars.” – Benard Baruch

 

• “Financial risk management is not just a theoretical nicety; it is a practical necessity. Used properly, derivative instruments don’t create surprises; they help to minimize              them.” – David B. Weinberger, Managing Director, Swiss bank Corporation

 

• “It’s expensive to be rich, and getting more so every day.” – The Merrill Lynch / Capgemini World Wealth Report 2005

 

• “Nobody works as hard for his money as the man who marries it.” – Kin Hubbard

 

• “There are three classes of people who don’t think markets work: the Cubans, the North Koreans and the active fund managers.” – Rex Sinquefield

 

• “We have two classes of forecasters: those who don’t know and those who don’t know they don’t know.” – John Kenneth Galbraith

 

• “If you would like to know the value of money, go and try to borrow some.” – Benjamin Franklin

 

• “When even analysts are bored, it’s time to start buying.” – Peter S. Lynch

 

• “Most investors don’t even stop to consider how much business a company does. All they look at are earnings per share and net assets per share.” – Kenneth L. Fisher

 

• “Bulls make money. Bears make money. Pigs get slaughtered.” – Anonymous

 

• “Market Timing: A Perilous Ploy” – Laderman, Jeffery M.

 

• “Buy high and sell low. What investors should not do, but it happens far to often.” – Anonymous

 

• “If I have noticed anything over these 60 years on Wall Street, it is that people do not succeed in forecasting what’s going to happen to the stock market.” –                              Benjamin Graham

 

• “Money is like manure. You have to spread it around or it smells.” – J. Paul Getty

 

• “October: This is one of the peculiarly dangerous months to speculate in stocks. The others are July, January, September, April, November, May, March, June, December,            August, and February.” – Mark Twain

 

• “There are two times in a man’s life when he should not speculate: when he can’t afford it and when he can.” – Mark Twain

 

• “If the business does well, the stock eventually follows.” – Warren Edward Buffett

 

• “I never attempt to make money on the stock market. I buy on the assumption that they could close the market the next day and not reopen it for five years.” –                        Warren Edward Buffett

 

• “Sometimes your best investments are the ones you don’t make.” – Donald Trump

 

• “Great investment opportunities come around when excellent companies are surrounded by unusual circumstances that cause the stock to be misappraised.” –                          Warren Edward Buffett

 

• “Gambling with cards or dice or stocks is all one thing. It’s getting money without giving an equivalent for it.” – Henry Ward Beecher

 

• “Never make forecasts, especially about the future.” – Samuel Goldwyn

 

• “Obvious prospects for the physical growth in a business do not translate into obvious profits for investors.” – Ben Graham

 

• “Sellers of greed and buyers of fear – the contrarians mantra: sell what the crowd wants to buy and buy what the crowd shuns.”

 

• “They told me to buy this stock for my old age. It worked wonderfully. Within a week I was an old man.”

 

• “Practicing the Golden Rule is not a sacrifice. It is an investment.” – Anonymous

 

• “You’re neither right nor wrong because other people agree with you. You’re right because your facts are right and your reasoning is right – and that’s the only thing that            makes you right.” – Warren Edward Buffett

 

• “No matter what information you have, no matter what you are doing, you can be wrong.” – Larry Hite 

 

• “The investor’s chief problem – and even his worst enemy – is likely to be himself.” – Benjamin Graham

 

• “Market Timing is a wicked idea. Don’t try it ever.” – Charles D. Ellis

 

• “Markets can remain irrational longer than you can remain solvent.” – John Maynand Kenynes

 

• “The average long-term experience in investing is never surprising, but the short-term experience is always surprising. We now know to focus not on rate of return, but on          the informed management of risk.” – Charles D. Ellis

 

• “Since the dawn of capitalism, there has been one golden rule: If you want to make money, you have to take risks.”

 

• “If your broker (or investment advisor) is not familiar with the concept of standard deviation of returns, get a new one.” – Bernstein, William

 

• “Investors must keep in mind that there’s a difference between a good company and a good stock. After all, you can buy a good car but pay too much for it.” – Richard              Thaler

 

• “The four most dangerous words in investing are: It’s different this time.” – Sir John Templeton

 

• “Design a portfolio you are not likely to trade… akin to premarital counseling advice; try to build a portfolio that you can live with for a long long time.” – Robert D. Arnott

 

• “Investment planning is about structuring exposure to risk factors.” – Fama, Gene Jr.

 

• “It is the part of a wise man to keep himself today for tomorrow, and not venture all his eggs in one basket.” – Miguel de Cervantes

 

• “Risk is good. Not properly managing your risk is a dangerous leap.” – Evel Knievel

 

• “The essence of effective portfolio construction is the use of a large number of poorly correlated assets.” – William Bernstein

 

• “Remind people that profit is the difference between revenue and expenses. This makes you look smart.” – Scott Adams

 

• “If you owe the bank $100, that’s your problem. If you owe the bank $100 million, that’s the bank’s problem.” – Paul J. Getty

 

• “It is a myth that profits are higher in fast growing industries.” – John Kay

 

• “To invest blindly in the TMT (Technology, Media and Telecom) sector is a bit like assuming someone’s bound to be good at cricket just because they’re Australian.” –                  Jonathan Maitland

 

• “The children (or designated heirs) of a great CEO are about as likely to excel as replacement CEOs as are any of Beethoven’s children to write great symphonies.” –                  Robert A. G. Monks

 

• “A market is the combined behavior of thousands of people responding to information, misinformation and whim.” – Kenneth Chang

 

• “The problem with the person who thinks he’s a long-term investor and impervious to short-term gyrations is that the emotion of fear and pain will eventually make him sell        badly.” – Robert Wibbelsman

 

• “Market Correction – The day after you buy stocks.” – Anonymous

 

• “I don’t look to jump over 7-foot bars: I look around for 1-foot bars that I can step over.” – Warren Edward Buffet

 

• “It takes 20 years to build a reputation and five minutes to ruin it. If you think about that, you’ll do things differently.” – Warren Edward Buffett

 

• “It’s far better to buy a wonderful company at a fair price than a fair company at a wonderful price.” – Warren Edward Buffett

 

• “Most people get interested in stocks when everyone else is. The time to get interested is when no one else is. You can’t buy what is popular and do well.” –                              Warren Edward Buffett

 

• “Our favorite holding period is forever.” – Warren Edward Buffett

 

• “Price is what you pay. Value is what you get.” – Warren Edward Buffett

 

• “The line separating investment and speculation, which is never bright and clear, becomes blurred still further when most market participants have recently enjoyed                    triumphs.” – Warren Edward Buffett

 

• “There are all kinds of businesses that Charlie and I don’t understand, but that doesn’t cause us to stay up at night. It just means we go on to the next one, and that’s what        the individual investor should do.” – Warren Edward Buffett

 

• “We don’t get paid for activity, just for being right. As to how long we’ll wait, we’ll wait indefinitely.” – Warren Edward Buffett

 

• “Should you find yourself in a chronically leaking boat, energy devoted to changing vessels is likely to be more productive than energy devoted to patching leaks.” –                    Warren Edward Buffett

 

• “Wide diversification is only required when investors do not understand what they are doing.” – Warren Edward Buffett

 

• “The time of maximum pessimism is the best time to buy and the time of maximum optimism is the best time to sell." – Sir John Templeton

 

• "Fear is a foe of the faddist, but the friend of the fundamentalist." – Warren Edward Buffett

 

• "In the short-run, the market is a voting machine but in the long run, the market is a weighing machine." - Ben Graham

 

• "You can fool most investors some of the time and some investors all of the time. But you can't fool most investors indefinitely." - Carol Loomis

 

• "Don't ask the barber whether you need a haircut." - Warren Edward Buffett

 

• "No matter how great the talent or effort, some things just take time: you can't produce a baby in one month by getting nine women pregnant." – Warren Edward Buffett

 

• "Money is a good servant and a poor master."

 

• “The individual investor should act consistently as an investor and not as a speculator. This means... that he should be able to justify every purchase he makes and each            price he pays by impersonal, objective reasoning that satisfies him that he is getting more than his money's worth for his purchase.” - Benjamin Graham