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You can't have everything. Where would you put it? Stephen Wright
Quotes & Misquotes
"It takes 20 years to build a reputation and five minutes to ruin it. If you think about that, you'll do things differently." -- Warren Buffett
"Fools look to tomorrow. Wise men use tonight." -- Scottish Proverb
"The road to success is always under construction." – Jim Miller
PETER LYNCH'S TEN
COMMANDMENTS OF GOOD INVESTING
1. Don't (try to) time the market.
2. Take the long view.
3. Don't worry, even though there's always cause.
4. Don't pull out early.
5. Don't fear bear markets.
6. Know what you own.
7. Avoid long shots.
8. Ride out a recession.
9. Stick with stocks.
10. Ignore foolish advice.
"When it's a
question of money, everybody is of the same religion."
"The real price of
everything is the toil and trouble of acquiring it."
-- Adam Smith
"When one door closes, another opens; but we often look so long and so regretfully upon the closed door that we do not see the one which has opened for us." -- Alexander Graham Bell
don't think necessity is the mother of invention - invention, in my
opinion, arises directly from idleness, possibly also from laziness. To
save oneself trouble."- Agatha Christie
"Education is the ability to listen to almost anything without losing your
temper or your self confidence" -- Robert Frost
"Contrary to the cliché, genuinely nice guys most often finish first or
very near it." -- Malcolm S. Forbes
"Look at market fluctuations as your friend rather than your enemy; profit from folly rather than participate in it." -- Warren Buffett
You can't have everything. Where would you put it?
"No one ever went broke underestimating the taste of the American public."-- H. L. Mencken
"My worst day on the golf course still beats my best day in the office." -John Hallisey
"I'm living so far beyond my income that we may almost be said to be living apart." - E E Cummings
"Do not quench your inspiration and your imagination; do not become the slave of your model." -- Vincent Van Gogh
"Happiness, wealth, and success are the by-products of goal setting, they cannot be the goals themselves." -- John Condry
it what you will, incentives are what get people to work harder."
"Ads are the cave art of the 20th century."
- Marshall McLuhan
"The doer alone learneth." - Friedrich Nietzsche
There is nothing more exhilarating than to be shot at without
result." --Winston Churchill
"Tact is the
ability to describe others as they see themselves."
- Abraham Lincoln
"Four things I'd been
freckles, and doubt."
- Dorothy Parker
who isn't confused really doesn't understand the situation."
- Edward R. Murrow
"Take your job seriously but don't take yourself seriously." - Mark Twain
When the ego dies, the soul awakes. - Gandhi
don't you ever see the headline:
"PSYCHIC WINS LOTTERY"?
only thing one can do with good advice is to pass it on.
It is never of any use to oneself." -- Oscar Wilde
"Whatever method you use to pick stocks or stock mutual funds, your ultimate success or failure will depend on your ability to ignore the worries of the world long enough to allow your investments to succeed." -- Peter Lynch
Even if you're on the right track, you'll get run over if you just sit there." -- Will Rogers
Seek simplicity, and distrust it." -- Alfred North Whitehead
"The trouble with being punctual is that nobody's there to appreciate it." -- Franklin P. Jones
"The secret of success is
constancy to purpose."
-- Benjamin Disraeli
"Regrettably, history is strewn
with the visions of such 'new eras' that,
in the end, have proven to be a mirage. In short, history counsels
caution." -- Alan Greenspan
"In theory, there is no difference between theory and practice. But, in practice, there is." - Jan L.A. van de Snepscheut
"Reality is merely an illusion,
albeit a very persistent one."
- Albert Einstein
money an American accumulates, the less interesting he becomes."
- Gore Vidal
"A little inaccuracy sometimes saves a ton of explanation."
- H. H. Munro (Saki)
"Ordinary riches can be stolen;
real riches cannot. In your soul are
infinitely precious things that cannot be taken from you."
- Oscar Wilde
"When ideas fail, words come in very handy." -Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
"The height of cleverness is to
be able to conceal it."
- François, Duc de La Rochefoucauld
"Dying is a very dull, dreary affair, and my advice to you
is to have nothing to do with it." --Somerset Maugham
"The only thing to do
advice is to pass it on. It is never any use to oneself." Oscar Wilde
Words of Wisdom
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