35 Intelligent and Inspiring Quotes for Stock Market Investing

Peter Lynch Investment Quotes

 

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 four most dangerous words in investing are: “This time it’s different”.

–Sir John Templeton

 

 

Wide diversification is only required when investors do not understand what they are doing.

–Warren Buffett

 

 

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

–Phillip Fisher

 

 

Everyone has the brainpower to make money in stocks. Not everyone has the stomach.

–Peter Lynch

 

 

Be fearful when others are greedy. Be greedy when others are fearful.

–Warren Buffett

 

 

Investing is not supposed to be easy. Anyone who finds it easy is stupid.

–Charlie Munger

 

 

An investment in knowledge pays the best interest.

–Benjamin Franklin

 

 

Rule number one: Don’t lose money. Rule number two: Don’t forget rule number one.

–Warren Buffett

Edwin Lefèvre Investment Quotes

 

 

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 Kiyosaki

 

 

If investing is entertaining, if you’re having fun, you’re probably not making any money. Good investing is boring.

–George Soros

 

 

Much success can be attributed to inactivity. Most investors cannot resist the temptation to constantly buy and sell.

–Warren Buffett

 

 

If I’d only followed CNBC’s advice, I’d have a million dollars today. Provided I’d started with a hundred million dollars.

–Jon Stewart

 

 

Unless you can watch your stock holding decline by 50% without becoming panic stricken, you should not be in the stock market.

–Warren Buffett

 

 

The investor’s chief problem and even his worst enemy is likely to be himself.

–Benjamin Graham

 

 

More money has been lost trying to anticipate and protect from corrections than actually in them.

–Peter Lynch

Warren Buffet Investment Quotes

 

 

The most dangerous thing is to buy something at the peak of its popularity. At that point, all favourable facts and opinions are already factored into its price and no new buyers are left to emerge.

–Howard Marks

 

 

The intelligent investor is a realist who sells to optimists and buys from pessimists.

–Benjamin Graham

 

 

The most important quality for an investor is temperament, not intellect.

–Warren Buffett

 

 

Calling someone who trades actively in the market an investor is like calling someone who repeatedly engages in one-night stands a romantic.

–Warren Buffett

 

 

If you don’t stay with your winners, you are not going to be able to pay for the losers.

–Jack D. Schwager

 

 

”Prices are too high” is far from synonymous with “The next move will be downward.” Things can be overpriced and stay that way for a long time … or become far more so.

–Howard Marks

 

 

Games are won by players who focus on the playing field – not by those whose eyes are glued to the scoreboard.

–Warren Buffett

 

 

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

–Peter Lynch

 

 

On the other hand, investing is a unique kind of casino — one where you cannot lose in the end, so long as you play only by the rules that put the odds squarely in your favour.

–Benjamin Graham

 

 

If you aren’t thinking about owning a stock for ten years, don’t even think about owning it for ten minutes.

–Warren Buffett

 

 

Big companies have small moves, small companies have big moves.

–Peter Lynch

 

 

Derivatives are financial weapons of mass destruction.

–Warren Buffett

 

 

If a man didn’t make mistakes he’d own the world in a month. But if he didn’t profit by his mistakes he wouldn’t own a blessed thing.

–Edwin Lefèvre

 

 

The individual investor should act consistently as an investor and not as a speculator.

–Ben Graham

 

 

To be an investor you must be a believer in a better tomorrow.

–Benjamin Graham

 

 

Go for a business that any idiot can run – because sooner or later, any idiot probably is going to run it.

–Peter Lynch

 

 

Our job is to find a few intelligent things to do, not to keep up with every damn thing in the world.

–Charlie Munger

 

 

The wise man puts all his eggs in one basket and watches the basket.

–Andrew Carnegie

 

 

Never let a poor man advise you on your investments.

–Spanish Proverb

 

 

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