Quotes from "Masters of the Universe"

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Perfect knowledge is not attainable.

George Soros

Never say ‘never’ in the wonderful world of stock market fluctuations.

John Neff

No-one will take as much care with your money as you will yourself.

Bob Jones

It’s not a question of enough, pal. It’s a Zero Sum game – somebody wins, somebody loses. Money itself isn’t lost or made, it’s simply transferred – from one perception to another. Like magic.

Gordon Gekko

The single greatest edge an investor can have is a long-term orientation.

Seth Klarman

Beware of those who won't be bothered with details.

William Feather

Anyone who lives within their means suffers from a lack of imagination.

Oscar Wilde

People who lose money always need someone to blame.

Jim Chanos

It's a racket. Those stock market guys are crooked.

Al Capone

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

You can’t buy what is popular and do well.

Warren Buffett

Nobody ever lost money taking a profit.

Bernard Baruch

The value of a business is the cash it's going to produce in the future.

Warren Buffett

There is no great secret in fortune making. All you do is buy cheap and sell dear, act with thrift and shrewdness and be persistent.

Hetty Green

October: This is one of the peculiarly dangerous months to speculate in stocks. The others are July, January, September, April, November, May, March, June, December, August and February.

Mark Twain

Only two things are infinite, the universe and human stupidity, and I'm not sure about the former.

Albert Einstein

The dumbest reason in the world to buy a stock is because it’s going up.

Warren Buffett

The main purpose of the stock market is to make fools of as many men as possible.

Bernard Baruch

There’s little that’s as dangerous for investor health as insistence on extrapolating today’s events into the future.

Howard Marks

A fool and his money are lucky enough to get together in the first place.

Gordon Gekko

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