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Great Quotes

Great quotes in behavioral finance…

“Las Vegas is busy every day, so we know that not everyone is rational.” – Charles Ellis

“The stock market is filled with individuals who know the price of everything, but the value of nothing.” – Phillip Fisher

“Personal finance…is more personal than it is finance.” – Tim Maurer

“The four most dangerous words in investing are: ‘this time it’s different.’” – Sir John Templeton

“Wall Street has a few prudent principles; the trouble is that they are always forgotten when they are most needed.” – Benjamin Graham

“Nothing in life is quite as important as you think it is while you’re thinking about it.” – Daniel Kahneman

“While enthusiasm may be necessary for great accomplishments elsewhere, on Wall Street it almost invariably leads to disaster” – Benjamin Graham

“In investing, what is comfortable is rarely profitable.” – Robert Arnott

“Investing isn’t about beating others at their game. It’s about controlling yourself at your own game.” –Jason Zweig

“Overconfidence is a very serious problem. If you don’t think it affects you, that’s probably because you’re overconfident.” – Carl Richards

“The irony of obsessive loss aversion is that our worst fears become realized in our attempts to manage them.” – Daniel Crosby

“Most people get interested in stocks when everyone else is. The time to get interested is when no one else is. You can’t buy what is popular and do well.” – Warren Buffett

“The investor’s chief problem – and even his worst enemy – is likely to be himself.” - Benjamin Graham

“By the time any view becomes a majority view, it is no longer the best view: somebody will already have advanced beyond the point which the majority have reached.” – Friedrich Hayek

“Be fearful when others are greedy and greedy when others are fearful.” Warren Buffett