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  • It remained true that sound investment principles produced generally sound results. - Benjamin Graham
  • Know what you own, and know why you own it. - Peter Lynch
  • Investing should be more like watching paint dry or watching grass grow. If you want excitement, take $800 and go to Las Vegas. - Paul Samuelson
  • The individual investor should act consistently as an investor and not as aspeculator. - Benjamin Graham
  • Be fearful when others are greedy. Be greedy when others are fearful.- Warren Buffett
  • You get recessions, you have stock market declines. If you don't understand that's going to happen, then you're not ready, you won't do well in the markets. - Peter Lynch
  • Timidity prompted by past failures causes investors to miss the most important bull markets. - Walter Schloss
  • A stock market decline is as routine as a January blizzard in Colorado. If you're prepared, it can't hurt you. A decline is a great opportunity to pick up the bargains left behind by investors who are fleeing the storm in panic.- Peter Lynch
  • The devoted stock picker is happier when the market drops 300 points than when it rises by the same amount. - Peter Lynch
  • Buying a company with mediocre prospects just because the stock is cheap is a losing technique. - Peter Lynch
  • Selling an outstanding fast grower because its stock seems slightly overpriced is a losing technique. - Peter Lynch
  • If you took our top fifteen decisions out, we’d have a pretty average record. It wasn’t hyperactivity, but a hell of a lot of patience. You stuck to your principles and when opportunities came along, you pounced on them with vigour. - Charlie Munger
  • Often, there is no correlation between the success of a company's operations and the success of its stock over a few months or even a few years. In the long term, there is a 100 percent correlation between the success of the company and the success of its stock. This disparity is the key to making money; it pays to be patient, and to own successful companies. - Peter Lynch
  • How many millionaires do you know who have become wealthy by investing in savings accounts? I rest my case. - Robert G. Allen
  • In the short term, the market is a popularity contest. In the long term, the market is a weighing machine. - Warren Buffet
  • There are two kinds of businesses: The first earns 12%, and you can take it out at the end of the year. The second earns 12%, but all the excess cash must be reinvested - there's never any cash. It reminds me of the guy who looks at all of his equipment and says, 'There's all of my profit.' We hate that kind of business. - Charlie Munger
  • When fund managers receive lots of redemptions (after a correction) it forces them to be sellers when they would like to have been buyers. - Peter Lynch
  • Although it’s easy to forget sometimes, a share is not a lottery ticket…it’s part-ownership of a business. - Peter Lynch
  • Managerial ability may be important, but it's quite difficult to assess. Base your purchases on the company's prospects, not on the president's resume or speaking ability. - Peter Lynch
  • Good management is very important - buy good businesses. - Peter Lynch



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