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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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

"Chains of habit are too light to be felt until they are too heavy to be broken."
-- Warren Buffett

"You leave yourself an enormous margin of safety. You build a bridge that 30,000-pound trucks can go across and then you drive 10,000-pound trucks across it. That is the way I like to go across bridges."
- Financial World, June 13, 1984.



"The managers at fault periodically report on the lesson they have learned from the latest disappointment. They then usually seek out future lessons."
-- Warren Buffett

"Charlie and I decided long ago that in an investment lifetime it's too hard to make hundreds of smart decisions. That judgement became ever more compelling as Berkshire's capital mushroomed and the universe of investments that could significantly affect our results shrank dramatically. Therefore, we adopted a strategy that required our being smart - and not too smart at that - only a very few times. Indeed, we'll now settle for one good idea a year. (Charlie says it's my turn.)"
-- Warren Buffett

The truly great man is he who would master no one, and who would be mastered by none.
-- Kahlil Gibran

"If you think we are in trouble because the stock price went down, you don’t understand the situation"
-- Charlie Munger

Determine value apart from price; progress apart from activity; wealth apart from size.
-- Charlie Munger

"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

A girl in a convertible is worth five in the phonebook.
- Berkshire Hathaway 2000 Chairman’s Letter.
-- Warren Buffett

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

"I always knew I was going to be rich. I don't think I ever doubted it for a minute."
-- Warren Buffett

"9. Does the company have depth to its management?"
-- Philip A. Fisher - "One of the Fifteen points to look for in a common stock"

The starting point of all achievement is desire. Keep this constantly in mind. Weak desires bring weak results, just as a small amount of fire makes a small amount of heat.
-- Napoleon Hill

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

"One of the ironies of the stock market is the emphasis on activity. Brokers, using terms such as 'marketability' and 'liquidity," sing the praises of companies with high share turnover... but investors should understand that what is good for the croupier is not good for the customer. A hyperactive stock market is the pick pocket of enterprise."
-- Warren Buffett

"I am out of step with present conditions. When the game is no longer played your way, it is only human to say the new approach is all wrong, bound to lead to trouble, and so on. On one point, however, I am clear. I will not abandon a previous approach whose logic I understand ( although I find it difficult to apply ) even though it may mean foregoing large, and apparently easy, profits to embrace an approach which I don't fully understand, have not practiced successfully, and which possibly could lead to substantial permanent loss of capital."
- in a letter to his partners in the stock market frenzy of 1969.
-- Warren Buffett

“Why not invest your assets in the companies you really like? As Mae West said, “Too much of a good thing can be wonderful”.
-- Warren Buffett