Investing Quotes

Buy a business, don't rent stocks.
- Warren Buffett
A market is the combined behavior of thousands of people responding to information, misinformation and whim.
- Kenneth Chang
A typical investor has a great advantage over the large institutions.
- Benjamin Graham
Time is your friend; impulse is your enemy.
- John C. Bogle
If a business does well, the stock eventually follows.
- Warren Buffett
How many millionaires do you know who have become wealthy by investing in savings accounts? I rest my case.
- Robert G. Allen
For some reason, people take their cues from price action rather than from values. What doesn't work is when you start doing things that you don't understand or because they worked last week for somebody else. The dumbest reason in the world to buy a stock is because it's going up.
- Warren Buffett
The four most dangerous words in investing are: 'This time it's different'.
- Sir John Templeton
Although it's easy to forget sometimes, a share is not a lottery ticket… it's part-ownership of a business.
- Peter Lynch
Only those who will be sellers of equities in the near future should be happy at seeing stocks rise. Prospective purchasers should much prefer sinking prices.
- Warren Buffett
Price is what you pay. Value is what you get.
- Warren Buffett.
In the short run the market is a voting machine, but in the long run it is a weighing machine.
- Benjamin Graham.
The 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.
- George Soros
People don't like the idea of thinking long term. Many are desperately seeking short term answers because they have money problems to be solved today.
- Robert Kiyosak
It's not debt per say that overwhelms an individual corporation or country. Rather it is a continuous increase in debt in relation to income that causes trouble.
- Warren Buffett
I think the secret is if you have a lot of stocks, some will do mediocre, some will do okay, and if one of two of 'em go up big time, you produce a fabulous result. And I think that's the promise to some people.
- Peter Lynch
Only buy something that you'd be perfectly happy to hold if the market shut down for 10 years.
- Warren Buffet
It's far better to buy a wonderful company at a fair price than a fair company at a wonderful price.
- Warren Buffet
I do not like debt and do not like to invest in companies that have too much debt, particularly long-term debt. With long-term debt, increases in interest rates can drastically affect company profits and make future cash flows less predictable.
- Warren Buffett
I don't want a lot of good investments; I want a few outstanding ones.
- Philip A. Fisher

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