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You can't have everything.    Where would you put it?     Stephen Wright  

 

Quotes  & Misquotes

 


 

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"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." 
-- Voltaire

  

 

 

 

 

"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

 

 

 

 

 

"I 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?

Stephen Wright

 

 

 

 

"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

 

 

 

 

"Call it what you will, incentives are what get people to work harder." 
--Nikita Krushchev

 

 

 

 

"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
better without:
love, curiosity,
freckles, and doubt."

- Dorothy Parker

 

 

 

 

"Anyone 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

 

 

 

 

Why don't you ever see the headline:
"PSYCHIC WINS LOTTERY"?

 

 

 

 

"The 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 

 

 

 

"The more 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 with good
advice is to pass it on. It is never any use to oneself." 
Oscar Wilde

 


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