April 18, 2013

15 Best Investing Quotes of All Time

AdvisorOne collected some great quotes on investing from well-known and lesser-known investors

The old sage, John Bogle, has some words of wisdom. (Bloomberg) The old sage, John Bogle, has some words of wisdom. (Bloomberg)

Whether markets are roaring ahead or stumbling off a cliff, good, solid advice is always needed to restrain the euphoria or soothe the panic attack. AdvisorOne collected some great, and well-traveled, investing quotes from the well-known and the lesser-known.

Warren Buffett (Photo: AP)“I will tell you how to become rich. Close the doors. Be fearful when others are greedy. Be greedy when others are fearful.”
– Warren Buffett

“The stock market is filled with individuals who know the price of everything, but the value of nothing.”
– Phillip Fisher

Ben Franklin (Photo: AP)“An investment in knowledge pays the best interest.”
– Benjamin Franklin

“In investing, what is comfortable is rarely profitable.”
– Robert Arnott

Jim Rogers (Photo: AP)“Bottoms in the investment world don’t end with four-year lows; they end with 10- or 15-year lows.”
– Jim Rogers

“How many millionaires do you know who have become wealthy by investing in savings accounts? I rest my case.”
– Robert G. Allen

Jim Cramer (Photo: AP)“Every once in a while, the market does something so stupid it takes your breath away.”
– Jim Cramer

“Invest in yourself. Your career is the engine of your wealth.”
– Paul Clitheroe

Paul Samuelson (Photo: AP)“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

“The individual investor should act consistently as an investor and not as a speculator.”
– Ben Graham

Dave Ramsey (Photo: AP)“Financial peace isn’t the acquisition of stuff. It’s learning to live on less than you make, so you can give money back and have money to invest. You can’t win until you do this.”
– Dave Ramsey

“Know what you own, and know why you own it.”
– Peter Lynch

John Templeton (Photo: AP)“The four most dangerous words in investing are: ‘this time it’s different.’”
– John Templeton

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

John Bogle“If you have trouble imagining a 20% loss in the stock market, you shouldn’t be in stocks.”
– John Bogle








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