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"Great stocks are extremely hard to find. If they weren’t, then everyone would own them."
-- Philip A. Fisher

The chains of habit are too light to be felt until they are too hard to be broken.
- Talk to Columbia Business School
-- Warren Buffett

"The list of qualities [an investor ought to have] include patience, self-reliance, common sense, a tolerance for pain, open-mindedness, detachment, persistence, humility, flexibility, a willingness to do independent research, an equal willingness to admit mistakes, and the ability to ignore general panic."
-- Peter Lynch



"The important thing is to keep playing, to play against weak opponents and to play for big stakes."
- Nov. 2002 talking with students at Gaston Hall

“So the question is not, Are people smart, are people sophisticated, do they have clever ways of looking at things, are they looking in the right areas? The question is, Are there periods when none of that matters because their human natures get the best of them ? “
-- Seth Klarman

"I think a lot of people initially thought that the ‘e’ in e-business was more important than the business."
-- Michael Dell

If you don't study any companies, you have the same success buying stocks as you do in a poker game if you bet without looking at your cards.
-- Peter Lynch

"We will only do with your money what we would do with our own."
-- Warren Buffett

"Look at market fluctuations as your friend rather than your enemy. Profit from folly rather than participate in it."
-- Warren Buffett

"I will tell you how to become rich. Close the doors. Be fearful when others are greedy. Be greedy when others are fearful."
- lecturing to a group of students at Columbia U. He was 21 years old.
-- Warren Buffett

Experience tends to confirm a long-held notion that being prepared, on a few occasions in a lifetime, to act promptly in scale, in doing some simple and logical thing, will often dramatically improve the financial results of that lifetime. A few major opportunities, clearly recognizable as such, will usually come to one who continuously searches and waits, with a curious mind that loves diagnosis involving multiple variables. And then all that is required is a willingness to bet heavily when the odds are extremely favorable, using resources available as a result of prudence and patience in the past.
-- Charlie Munger

"Just as work expands to fill available time, corporate projects or acquisitions will materialize to soak up available funds... any business craving of the leader, however foolish, will be quickly supported by detailed rate-of-return and strategic studies prepared by his troops"
-- Warren Buffett

"Investing in a market where people believe in efficiency is like playing bridge with someone who has been told it doesn’t do any good to look at the cards."
-- Warren Buffett on the efficient market hypothesis

"1. Does the company have products or services with sufficient market potential to make possible a sizable increase in sales for at least several years?"
-- Philip A. Fisher - "One of the Fifteen points to look for in a common stock"

"The key to investing is not assessing how much an industry is going to affect society, or how much it will grow, but rather determining the competitive advantage of any given company and, above all, the durability of that advantage."
- July 1999 at Herb Allen's Sun Valley, Idaho Retreat
-- Warren Buffett

"7. Does the company have outstanding labor and personnel relations?"
-- Philip A. Fisher - "One of the Fifteen points to look for in a common stock"

"10. How good are the company’s cost analysis and accounting methods?
-- Philip A. Fisher - "One of the Fifteen points to look for in a common stock"

"I just don't see anything available that gives any reasonable hope of delivering such a good year and I have no desire to grope around, hoping to 'get lucky' with other people's money. I am not attuned to this market environment, and I don't want to spoil a decent record by trying to play a game I don't understand just so I can go out a hero."
-- Warren Buffett