Financial quotes and wisdoms from the world's top 10 investors

Here are some of the best financial quotes by the top 10 investors:

1) Warren Buffett:

  • "Rule No. 1: Never lose money. Rule No. 2: Never forget Rule No. 1."
  • "Be fearful when others are greedy and greedy when others are fearful."
  • "Price is what you pay. Value is what you get."

2) Benjamin Graham:

  • "The investor’s chief problem—and even his worst enemy—is likely to be himself."
  • "In the short run, the market is a voting machine, but in the long run, it is a weighing machine."


3) Peter Lynch:

  • "Know what you own, and know why you own it."
  • "Behind every stock is a company. Find out what it’s doing."

4) John C. Bogle:

  • "Don't look for the needle in the haystack. Just buy the haystack!"
  • "The stock market is a giant distraction to the business of investing."

5) Charlie Munger:

  • "It's not supposed to be easy. Anyone who finds it easy is stupid."
  • "The big money is not in the buying and the selling, but in the waiting."

6) George Soros:

  • "It's not whether you're right or wrong that's important, but how much money you make when you're right and how much you lose when you're wrong."
  • "Markets are constantly in a state of uncertainty and flux, and money is made by discounting the obvious and betting on the unexpected."

7) Ray Dalio:

  • "He who lives by the crystal ball will eat shattered glass."
  • "The most important thing is to have a strategic asset allocation mix that assumes you don’t know what the future is going to hold."

8) Carl Icahn:

  • "The cardinal rule is to have enough capital at the end of the day."
  • "I’m no Robin Hood. I enjoy making money."

9) Jesse Livermore:

  • "The stock market is never obvious. It is designed to fool most of the people, most of the time."
  • "Money is made by sitting, not trading."

10) Philip Fisher:

  • "The stock market is filled with individuals who know the price of everything, but the value of nothing."
  • "Conservative investors sleep well."

These quotes capture the wisdom and experience of some of the most successful investors in history. They offer valuable insights into the principles and mindset required for successful investing.

Posted on 30-Jun-2024