Quotes in Investing

Price is what you pay. Value is what you get.


The only time to buy these is on a day with no 'y' in it.


Most businesses change in character and quality over the years, sometimes for the better, perhaps more often for the worse. The investor need not watch his companies’ performance like a hawk; but he should give it a good, hard look from time to time.


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 investor's chief problem - and even his worst enemy - is likely to be himself.


Understanding how to be a good investor makes you a better business manager and vice versa.


Be fearful when others are greedy, and be greedy when others are fearful.


In the short run the market is a voting machine, but in the long run it is a weighing machine.


He who sells what isn't his'n, Must buy it back or go to prison.

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The greatest business people I've met are determined to get it right no matter what the cost.