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Investing Quotes to Remember

 

Warren Buffett:

“Wide diversification is only required when investors do not understand what they are doing.”
 

"Risk comes from not knowing what you're doing."


”Only buy something that you'd be perfectly happy to hold if the market shut down for 10 years.”
 
”We simply attempt to be fearful when others are greedy and to be greedy only when others are fearful.”
 
”Why not invest your assets in the companies you really like? As Mae West said, "Too much of a good thing can be wonderful".”
 
”Our favorite holding period is forever.”

 

Wall Street is the only place that people ride to in a Rolls Royce to get advice from those who take the subway.

 

"If past history was all there was to the game, the richest people would be librarians."

 

"Look at market fluctuations as your friend rather than your enemy; profit from folly rather than participate in it."

 

 

Benjamin Graham:
”Most of the time common stocks are subject to irrational and excessive price fluctuations in both directions as the consequence of the ingrained tendency of most people to speculate or gamble... to give way to hope, fear and greed.”
 
”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.”

 

“Wall Street people learn nothing and forget everything.”
 
”I am no longer an advocate of elaborate techniques of security analysis in order to find superior value opportunities.”

 

 

Peter Lynch:

”In this business if you're good, you're right six times out of ten. You're never going to be right nine times out of ten.”


”Go for a business that any idiot can run - because sooner or later, any idiot probably is going to run it.”
 
”I think you have to learn that there's a company behind every stock, and that there's only one real reason why stocks go up. Companies go from doing poorly to doing well or small companies grow to large companies.”

”You get recessions, you have stock market declines. If you don't understand that's going to happen, then you're not ready, you won't do well in the markets.”
 
”When stocks are attractive, you buy them. Sure, they can go lower. I've bought stocks at $12 that went to $2, but then they later went to $30. You just don't know when you can find the bottom.”
 

”The key to making money in stocks is not to get scared out of them.”

 

J.P. Morgan:

"Any man who is a bear on the future of this country will go broke."

 

George Soros:

“The financial markets generally are unpredictable. So that one has to have different scenarios. The idea that you can actually predict what's going to happen contradicts my way of looking at the market.”
 

Paul Samuelson:

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

 

Suze Orman:

“It's better to do nothing with your money than something you don't understand.”

Norman R. Augustine:

“If stock market experts were so expert, they would be buying stock, not selling advice.”

 

 

 

 

 

 

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