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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Too often, a vast collection of possessions ends up possessing its owner. The asset I most value, aside from health, is interesting, diverse, and long-standing friends.
-- Warren Buffett

"The most common cause of low prices is pessimism-some times pervasive, some times specific to a company or industry. We want to do business in such an environment, not because we like pessimism but because we like the prices it produces. It's optimism that is the enemy of the rational buyer."
1990 Chairman's Letter to Shareholders
-- Warren Buffett

"If I wanted to, I could hire 10,000 people to do nothing but paint my picture every day for the rest of my life. And the gross national product would go up."
-"Billionaires Are Free," New York magazine, November 6, 2006
-- 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

"It takes 20 years to build a reputation and five minutes to ruin it. If you think about that, you'll do things differently."
-- Warren Buffett

"In the insurance business, there is no statute of limitation on stupidity."
-- Warren Buffett

“Markets are inefficient because of human nature – innate, deep-rooted, permanent. People don’t consciously choose to invest with emotion - they simply can’t help it.
-- Seth Klarman

"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

"If you gave me the choice of being CEO of General Electric or IBM or General Motors, you name it, or delivering papers, I would deliver papers. I would. I enjoyed doing that. I can think about what I want to think. I don't have to do anything I don't want to do."
-- Warren Buffett

"Success in investing doesn't correlate with I.Q. once you're above the level of 125. Once you have ordinary intelligence, what you need is the temperament to control the urges that get other people into trouble in investing."
- BusinessWeek Interview June 25 1999
-- Warren Buffett

Your investor's edge is not something you get from Wall Street experts. It's something you already have. You can outperform the experts if you use your edge by investing in companies or industries you already understand.
-- Peter Lynch

"The approach and strategies are very similar in that you gather all the information you can and then keep adding to that base of information as things develop. You do whatever the probabilities indicated based on the knowledge that you have at that time, but you are always willing to modify your behaviour or your approach as you get new information. In bridge, you behave in a way that gets the best from your partner. And in business, you behave in the way that gets the best from your managers and your employees."
-- Warren Buffett

"There's class warfare, all right, but it's my class, the rich class, that's making war, and we're winning."
- New York Times, November 26, 2006.
-- Warren Buffett

"15. Does the company have a management of unquestionable integrity?"
-- Philip A. Fisher - "One of the Fifteen points to look for in a common stock"

"You're neither right nor wrong because other people agree with you. You're right because your facts are right and your reasoning is right'"and that's the only thing that makes you right. And if your facts and reasoning are right, you don't have to worry about anybody else."

I would rather be approximately right than precisely wrong.
--Wrren Buffet

“What are you doing your competitors aren’t doing yet?”
-- Philip A. Fisher

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