This investing search engine is just a google based search restricted to a few specific sites (with a lot of information) where investing ideas have been discussed among retail investors. It is also restricted to specialised or general news sites where information about value investors is gathered and discussed as well as the companies where they invest at. A couple of example sites are yahoo finance where a lot of information is discussed every day about investing and companies and gurufocus where, among other things, value investors' quarterly transactions are being closely followed.


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

"Wall Street is the only place that people ride to work in a Rolls Royce to get advice from those who take the subway."
-- Warren Buffett

One of the most common causes of failure is the habit of quitting when one is overtaken by temporary defeat.
-- Napoleon Hill



"When they open that envelope, the first instruction is to take my pulse again."
- 2001 Annual Meeting after mentioning that the instructions of his succession are sealed in an envelope at headquarters.
-- Warren Buffett

"If you expect to be a net saver during the next 5 years, should you hope for a higher or lower stock market during that period?"Many investors get this one wrong. Even though they are going to be net buyers of stocks for many years to come, they are elated when stock prices rise and depressed when they fall."This reaction makes no sense. Only those who will be sellers of equities in the near future should be happy at seeing stocks rise. Prospective purchasers should much prefer sinking prices."
- 1997 Chairman's Letter to Shareholders
-- Warren Buffett

“Someone’s sitting in the shade today because someone planted a tree a long time ago.”
-- Warren Buffett

"13. In the foreseeable future will the growth of the company require sufficient equity financing so that the large number of shares then outstanding will largely cancel the existing benefit from this anticipated growth?"
-- Philip A. Fisher - "One of the Fifteen points to look for in a common stock"

"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"

"If you don't feel comfortable owning something for 10 years, then don't own it for 10 minutes."
-- Warren Buffett

"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

"The stock market it there to serve you, not to command you"
-- Benjamin Graham

Comfort, that stealthy thing that enters the house a guest, and then becomes a host, then a master. And then it becomes a tamer, and with a hook and whip it makes puppets of your larger desires.
-- Kahlil Gibran

Intelligent people make decisions based on opportunity costs.
-- Charlie Munger

“So if the entire country became securities analysts, memorized Benjamin Graham’s Intelligent Investor and regularly attended Warren Buffett’s shareholder meetings, most people would, nevertheless, find themselves irresistibly drawn to hot initial public offerings, momentum strategies and investment fads… People would, in short, still be attracted to short-term, get rich quick schemes.
-- Seth Klarman

"Investing is the one sphere of life and activity where victory, security and success is always to the minority and never to the majority."
-- John Maynard Keynes

I am a better investor because I am a businessman and a better businessman because I am an investor.
-- Warren Buffett

“You do things when the opportunities come along. I’ve had periods in my life when I’ve had a bundle of ideas come along, and I’ve had long dry spells. If I get an idea next week, I’ll do something. If not, I won’t do a damn thing.”
-- Warren Buffett

“You only have to do a very few things right in your life so long as you don’t do too many things wrong.”
-- Warren Buffett