Investing Quotes

Below are investor quotes and sayings from some of the best investors.  They offer both wisdom and insight into the world of investing and finance.

"The key to making money in stocks is not to get scared out of them"
-Peter Lynch
"We don't have to be smarter than the rest, we have to be more disciplined than the rest"
-Warren Buffett
"If stock market experts were so expert, they would be buying stock, not selling advice."
-Norman Ralph Augustine
"The stock market is a device for transferring money from the impatient to the patient."
-Warrent Buffett
"No price is too low for a bear or too high for a bull."
-Unknown
"Wall Street makes it's money on activity, you make your money on inactivity."
-Warrent Buffett
"To be a successful business owner and investor, you have to be emotionally neutral to winning and losing. Winning and losing are just part of the game."
-Rich Dad Poor Dad
"When everything seems to be going against you, remember that the airplane takes off against the wind, not with it."
-Henry Ford
"It's never too late to learn"
-Malcolm Forbes
"My too rules of investing:
Rule one never lose money
Rule two don't forget rule one."

-Warren Buffett
"Only those who are asleep make no mistakes."
-Ingvar Kamprad
"The wise man put all his eggs in one basket and watches the basket."
-Andrew Carnegie
"Buy when everyone is selling and hold when everyone is buying"
-J. Paul Getty
"A winning strategy must include losing"
-Rich Dad Poor Dad
"The rich invest in time, the poor invest in money"
-Warrent Buffett
"If you owe the bank $100, that's your problem. If you owe the bank $100 million, that's the bank's problem"
-J. Paul Getty
"If you are not successful, that means you're not making enough mistakes"
-Robert Kiyosaki
"Opportunities always look bigger after they have passed"
-Unknown
"There comes a point when you stand in the rain and you get so wet, you can't get any wetter."
-Unknown
"Spend each day trying to be a little wiser than you were when you woke up."
-Charlie Munger
"An investment in knowledge pays the best interest."
-Benjamin Franklin
"Be fearful when others are greedy. Be greedy when others are fearful."
-Warren Buffett
"With a good perspective on history, we can have a better understanding of the past and present, and thus a clear vision of the future."
-Carlos Slim Helu
"Given a 10% chance of a 100 times payoff, you should take that bet every time."
-Jeff Bezos
"Don't look for the needle in the haystack. Just buy the haystack!"
-John Bogle
"In investing, what is comfortable is rarely profitable"
-Robert Arnott
"How many millionaires do you know who have become wealthy by investing in savings accounts? I rest my case."
-Robert G. Allen
"Courage taught me no matter how bad a crisis gets, any sound investment will eventually pay off."
-Carlos Slim Helu
"The individual investor should act consistently as an investor and not as a speculator."
-Benjamin Graham
"The biggest risk of all is not taking one."
-Mellody Hobson
"It's not how much money you make, but how much money you keep, how hard it works for you, and how many generations you keep it for."
-Robert Kiyosaki
"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
"Wide diversification is only required when investors do not understand what they are doing."
-Warren Buffett
"The most contrarian thing of all is not to oppose the crowd but to think for yourself."
-Peter Thiel
"Risk comes from not knowing what you’re doing."
-Warren Buffett
"No wise pilot, no matter how great his talent and experience, fails to use his checklist."
-Charlie Munger
"Knowledge has to be converted to action or it's worthless."
-Tony Robbins
"It is impossible to produce superior performance unless you do something different from the majority."
-John Templeton
"Behind every stock is a company. Find out what it’s doing."
-Peter Lynch
"Compound interest is the eighth wonder of the world. He who understands it, earns it. He who doesn’t, pays it."
-Albert Einstein
"The entrance strategy is actually more important than the exit strategy."
-Edward Lampert
"In many ways, the stock market is like the weather in that if you don’t like the current conditions all you have to do is wait a while."
-Low Simpson
"Rapidly changing industries are the enemy of the investor."
-Mohnish Pabrai
"The four most dangerous words in investing are: "This time it’s different.""
-John Templeton
"If you don’t know who you are, this is an expensive place to find out."
-Adam Smith
"The investor’s chief problem — and even his worst enemy — is likely to be himself."
-Benjamin Graham
"A bull market is like sex. It feels best just before it ends."
-Barton Biggs
"I put two children through Harvard by trading options. Unfortunately, they were my broker’s children."
-Jason Zweig
"There seems to be an unwritten rule on Wall Street: If you don’t understand it, then put your life savings into it."
-Peter Lynch
"Risk cannot be eliminated; it just gets transferred and spread."
-Howard Marks
"More people lost money waiting for corrections and anticipating corrections than the actual corrections."
-Peter Lynch
"What the wise man does in the beginning, the fool does in the end."
-Unknown
"In bear markets, stocks return to their rightful owners."
-Unknown
"Two essentials for successful retirement are sufficient funds to live on and sufficient things to live for."
-Ernie Zelinski
"The main purpose of the stock market is to make fools of as many men as possible."
-Bernard Baruch
"Price is what you pay. Value is what you get."
-Benjamin Graham
"The stock market is filled with individuals who know the price of everything, but the value of nothing."
-Philip Fisher