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"12. Does the company have a short-range or long-range outlook in regards to profits?"
-- Philip A. Fisher - "One of the Fifteen points to look for in a common stock"

"Once you do have a great business selling at a good price with a satisfactory margin of safety, don't panic if the stock price drops after you buy. Changes in stock price have nothing to do with risk."
-- Tweedy Browne

"We don't get paid for activity, just for being right. As to how long we'll wait, we'll wait indefinitely."
- 1998 Berkshire Hathaway Annual Meeting
-- Warren Buffett



"The more the theory of efficient markets is believed, the less efficient the markets become."
-- George Soros

Investing is putting out money to be sure of getting more money back later at an appropriate rate.
-- Warren Buffett

The primary test of managerial economic performance is the achievement of a high earnings rate on equity capital employed (without undue leverage, accounting gimmickry, etc.) and not the achievement of consistent gains in earnings per share.
-- Warren Buffett

"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"

"It's got to be the best intellectual exercise out there. You're seeing through new situations every ten minutes. In the stock market you don't base your decisions on what the market is doing, but on what you think is rational. Bridge is about weighing gain/loss ratios. You're doing calculations all the time." Forbes. June 2, 1997.[1]
-- Warren Buffett

To invest successfully over a lifetime does not require a stratospheric IQ, unusual business insights, or inside information. What's needed is a sound intellectual framework for making decisions and the ability to keep emotions from corroding that framework.
-- Warren Buffett

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

What you're doing when you invest is deferring consumption and laying money out now to get more money back at a later time. And there are really only two questions. One is how much you're going to get back, and the other is when.
-- Warren Buffett

Most of us go through life as failures, because we are waiting for the "time to be right" to start doing something worthwhile. Do not wait. The time will never be "just right." Start where you stand, and work with whatever tools you may have at your command, and better tools will be found as you go along.
-- Napoleon Hill

"Managers thinking about accounting issues should never forget one of Abraham Lincoln's favorite riddles: 'How many legs does a dog have if you call his tail a leg?' The answer: 'Four, because calling a tail a leg does not make it a leg'."
-- Warren Buffett

The majority of people permit relatives, friends, and the public at large to so influence them that they cannot live their own lives, because they fear criticism.
-- Napoleon Hill

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

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

"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