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The best quotes about finance and stock markets

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The best quotes about finance and stock markets

Either we’ve read it on a book, heard it on a movie, or simply listened to it on a speech made by some celebrity, quotes about finance and stock markets are usually the product of astuteness and a good sense of humor. After a long research, we came up with a shortlist of the 10 most funny and true-telling quotes about the financial world and modern economy. Here’s the result:

#1: “The most precious asset in life is time.”
Warren Buffet

#2: “The four most dangerous words in investing are ‘This time it’s different.”
Sir John Templeton

#3: “Experience is simply the name we give our mistakes.”
Oscar Wilde

#4: “Credit is just a ‘pretty’ name for DEBT.”
Richard Russell

#5: “Stay in love with a security until the security gets overvalued, then let somebody else fall in love with it.”
Roy Neuberger

#6: “Obviousness is always the enemy of correctness.”
Bertrand Russell

#7: “When an economist says the evidence is ‘mixed’, he or she means that theory says one thing and data says the opposite.”
Richard Thaler

#8: “I know from experience that nobody can give me a tip that will make more money for me than my own judgment.”
Jesse Livermore

#9: “The economy depends about as much on economists as the weather does on weather forecasters.”
Jean-Paul Kauffmann

#10: “Money won’t buy happiness, but it will pay the salaries of a large research staff to study the problem.”
Bill Vaughan

#11: “Wall Street’s graveyards are filled with men who were right too soon.”
William Hamilton

#12: “In the stock market, those who expect history to repeat itself exactly are doomed to failure.”
Yale Hirsch

#13: “When investment decisions need to consider the speed of light, something is seriously wrong.”
Frank M. Bifulco

#14: “Adults are just children who earn money.”
Kenneth Branaugh

#15: “Some people will do anything for money – even work.”
P.K. Shaw

#16: “The only function of economic forecasting is to make astrology look respectable.”
John Kenneth Galbraith

#17: “Never invest in any idea you can’t illustrate with a crayon.”
Peter Lynch

#18: “Become more humble as the market goes your way.”
Bernard Baruch

#19: “When I was young I thought money was the most important thing in life. Now that I’m old–I know it is.”
Oscar Wilde

#20: “The point of advertising is to destroy markets.”
Noam Chomsky

Man in panic in stock markets

Warren Buffet, during a stock markets speech

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