17 Investing Quotes You May Not Have Heard

The Internet is full of quotes on investing. Here are a few you may not have heard or read:

“Your life must focus on the maximization of objectivity.” -Charlie Munger

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

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

“We work really hard never to get confused with what we know from what we think or hope or wish.” -Seth Klarman

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

“I have no data yet. It is a capital mistake to theorise before one has data. Insensibly one begins to twist facts to suit theories, instead of theories to suit facts.” -The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes

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

“Markets can remain irrational longer than you can remain solvent.” – John Maynard Keynes

“When an investor focuses on short-term investments, he or she is observing the variability of the portfolio, not the returns – in short, being fooled by randomness.” – Nassim Nicholas Taleb

“All the math you need in the stock market you get in the fourth grade.” – Peter Lynch

“Investors should start with a view of skepticism. They should become intellectual investors rather than emotional investors. They should be careful, and they should be skeptical.” – Arthur Levitt

“It’s one of the most important things at the end of the day, being able to say no to an investment.” – Henry Kravis

“Value investing is risk aversion.” – Seth Klarman

“The first principle is that you must not fool yourself, and you are the easiest person to fool.” -Richard Feynman

“All intelligent investing is value investing — acquiring more that you are paying for. You must value the business in order to value the stock.” – Charlie Munger

“It is impossible to begin to learn that which one thinks one already knows.” – Epictetus

“Never count on making a good sale. Have the purchase price be so attractive that even a mediocre sale gives good results.” – Warren Buffett