24 Legendary "Investing Quotes" You Should Read Everyday

This is a Post from the Symbol Surfing Blog from Mon, Jan 1, 2018.


"Investing is not nearly as difficult as it looks. Successful investing involves doing a few things right and avoiding serious mistakes."

- John Bogle

 

"If you aren�t willing to own a stock for ten years, don�t even think about owning it for ten minutes."

- Warren Buffett (Would you like to see Warren Buffett's Portfolio?)

 

"There is very little knowledge that can�t be obtained through effort."

- Mark Cuban

 

"I try to limit my bets to the limited number of things I am confident in."

- Ray Dalio

 

As an investor, my job is to figure out what will happen rather than what should happen."

- David Einhorn

 

"The stock market is filled with individuals who know the price of everything, but the value of nothing."

- Phillip Fisher

 

"Beware of small expenses; a small leak will sink a great ship."

- Benjamin Franklin

 

"Be patient with winning trades; be enormously impatient with losing trades. Remember it is quite possible to make large sums trading/investing if we are 'right' only 30% of the time, as long as our losses are small and our profits are large."

- Dennis Gartman

 

"A company's ability to respond to an unplanned event, good or bad, is a prime indicator of its ability to compete."

- Bill Gates

 

"Buy not on optimism, but on arithmetic."

- Benjamin Graham

 

"I look at companies as businesses, while Wall Street analysts look for quarterly earnings performance. I buy assets and potential productivity. Wall Street buys earnings, so they miss a lot of things that I see in certain situations."

- Carl Icahn

 

"I dont claim to have any mystique at all. Ive been lucky and I work hard."

- Kirk Kerkorian

 

"As time goes on, I get more and more convinced that the right method of investment is to put fairly large sums into enterprises which one thinks one knows something about and in the management of which one thoroughly believes."

- J.M. Keynes

 

"The stock market is the story of cycles and of the human behavior that is responsible for overreactions in both directions."

- Seth Klarman

 

"I often remind our analysts that 100% of the information you have about a company represents the past, and 100% of a stock's valuation depends on the future."

- Bill Miller

 

"Do not anticipate and move without market confirmation - being a little late in your trade is your insurance that you are right or wrong."

- Jesse Livermore

 

"Know what you own, and know why you own it."

- Peter Lynch

 

"The big money is not in the buying the selling, but in the waiting."

- Charlie Munger

 

"Many investors make the mistake of buying high and selling low while the exact opposite is the right strategy to outperform over the long term."

- John Paulson

 

"A fool with a plan can outsmart a genius with no plan any day."

- T Boone Pickens

 

"Anyone who is not investing now is missing a tremendous opportunity."

Carlos Slim Helu

 

"If investing is entertaining, if youre having fun, youre probably not making any money. Good investing is boring."

- George Soros

 

"Bull markets are born in pessimism, grow on skepticism, mature on optimism and die on euphoria. 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

 

"Creating value isn't enough - you also need to capture some of the value you create."

- Peter Thiel

 

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