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"1. Don’t buy into promotional companies."
"There are enough spectacular opportunities among established companies that ordinary individual investors should make it a rule never to buy into a promotional enterprise."
-- Philip A. Fisher - "One of the don'ts for investors"

"[Gold] gets dug out of the ground in Africa, or someplace. Then we melt it down, dig another hole, bury it again and pay people to stand around guarding it. It has no utility. Anyone watching from Mars would be scratching their head."
Harvard, 1998
-- Warren Buffett

"3. Don’t buy a stock just because you like the ‘tone’ of its annual report."
"The annual report may…reflect little more than the skill of the company’s public relations department in creating an impression about the company in the public mind."
-- Philip A. Fisher - "One of the don'ts for investors"

"Great investment opportunities come around when excellent companies are surrounded by unusual circumstances that cause the stock to be misappraised."
— Warren Buffett

"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"

"All investment evaluations should begin by measuring risk."
-- Charlie Munger

“By holding expensive securities with low prospective returns, people choose to risk actual loss. We prefer the risk of lost opportunity to that of lost capital, and agree wholeheartedly with the sentiment espoused by respected value investor Jean-Marie Eveillard, when he said, “I would rather lose half our shareholders…than lose half our shareholder’s money…”
-- Seth Klarman

"Investors should remember that excitement and expenses are their enemies. And if they insist on trying to time their participation in equities, they should try to be fearful when others are greedy and greedy when others are fearful."
- Berkshire Hathaway 2004 Chairman's Letter
-- Warren Buffett

"The fact that people will be full of greed, fear or folly is predictable. The sequence is not predictable."
- Financial Review, 1985
-- Warren Buffett

No man can succeed in a line of endeavor which he does not like. The most essential step in the marketing of personal services is that of selecting an occupation into which you can throw yourself wholeheartedly.
-- Napoleon Hill

"5. Does the company have a worthwhile profit margin?"
-- Philip A. Fisher - "One of the Fifteen points to look for in a common stock"

The strategy we've adopted precludes our following standard diversification dogma. Many pundits would therefore say the strategy must be riskier than that employed by more conventional investors. We disagree. We believe that a policy of portfolio concentration may well decrease risk if it raises, as it should, both the intensity with which an investor thinks about a business and the comfort-level he must feel with its economic characteristics before buying into it.
- 1993 Chairman's Letter to Shareholders
-- Warren Buffett

"It's class warfare, my class is winning, but they shouldn't be."
- CNN Interview, May 25 2005, in arguing the need to raise taxes on the rich.
-- Warren Buffett

"The wise do at the beginning what fools do at the end!"

I know people who have a lot of money, and they get testimonial dinners and they get hospital wings named after them. But the truth is that nobody in the world loves them. If you get to my age in life and nobody thinks well of you, I don't care how big your bank account is, your life is a disaster.
-- Warren Buffett

Never, ever, think about something else when you should be thinking about the power of incentives.
-- Charlie Munger

"There are all kinds of businesses that I don't understand, but that doesn't cause me to stay up at night. It just means I go on to the next one, and that's what the individual investor should do."
-- Warren Buffett

"4. Don’t assume that the high price at which a stock my be selling in relation to earnings is necessarily an indication that further growth in those earnings has largely been discounted already in the price."
"…why shouldn’t this stock sell five years from now for twice the price-earnings ratio of these more ordinary stocks just as it is doing now and has done for many years past?"
-- Philip A. Fisher - "One of the don'ts for investors"