Money Proverbs – Best Quotes and Sayings about Investment

by KenFaulkenberry

in Investment Basics

Money Quotes and Sayings
Money Quotes and Sayings

I enjoy collecting money proverbs and passing them on to AAAMP Blog readers. Not only are they fun, but they give us genuine truths or advice that provide an investment lesson:

In almost every walk of life, people buy more at lower prices; in the stock market they seem to buy more at higher prices. (James Grant)

When buying shares, ask yourself, would you buy the whole company?  (Rene Rivkin)

A correction takes place to determine which investments are the tennis balls and which are the eggs. You want to own the things that bounce, as in tennis balls, and not in eggs.  (William Berger)

Most people ignore probabilities and exaggerate risk.  (Ralph Wagner)

The time of maximum pessimism is the best time to buy and the time of maximum optimism is the best time to sell. (John Templeton)

A market is the combined behavior of thousands of people responding to information, misinformation, and whim. (Kenneth Chang)

The key to making money in stocks is not to get scared out of them.  (Peter Lynch)

An investment in knowledge always pays the best interest. (Benjamin Franklin)

Those who are unwilling to invest in the future haven’t earned one.  (H.W. Lewis)

Successful investing is anticipating the anticipation of others. (John Maynard Keynes)

The market does not trade upon what everybody knows, but upon what those with the best information can foresee.  (William Hamilton)

Diversify your investments. (John Templeton)

The four most dangerous words in investing are “This time, its different”. (John Templeton)

It’s far better to buy a wonderful company at a fair price than a fair company at a wonderful price. (Warren Buffett)

Never invest in any idea you can’t illustrate with a crayon. (Peter Lynch)

Don’t invest your money on the advice of a poor man. (Spain)

Never bet on the end of the world. It only happens once. (Art Cashin)

Fallible emotional people determine price; cold hard cash determines value. (Christopher C. Davis)

We simply attempt to be fearful when others are greedy and greedy only when others are fearful. (Warren Buffett)

Time in the market is more important than timing the market.  (Unknown)

Goodness is the only investment that never fails. (Henry David Thoreau)

An investor without investment objectives is like a traveler without a destination. (Ralph Seger)

Related Reading: Value Investing Quotes, Sayings, and Proverbs: Wisest Men Compilation

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AAAMP Blog by Ken Faulkenberry
Ken Faulkenberry earned an MBA from the University of Southern California (USC) Marshall School of Business with an emphasis in investments. Ken has 25 years of investment experience and is dedicated to helping people with self-directed investment management through the Arbor Investment Planner. His asset allocation strategies have an outstanding performance record.
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