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“I think we risk becoming the best informed society that has ever died of ignorance....” - Reuben Blades
“Heaven goes by favor. If it went by merit, you would stay out and your dog would go in.” -Mark Twain
“We play to win.” -Brian Kelley
“ Name the greatest of all inventors. Accident. ” —Mark Twain
"Diversification is a protection against ignorance. It makes very little sense to those who know what they are doing." -Warren Buffett
"Whatever you do, do it with intelligence, and keep the end in view." -Thomas a Kempis
"Fear is choice; danger is real; you can decide if you're scared of something or not." -Nik Wallenda
"Great spirits have always encountered violent opposition from mediocre minds." -Albert Einstein
"Get your facts first, then you can distort them as much as you please." -Mark Twain
"When markets speak, it is our job to listen objectively. However, the markets rarely speak clearly." -Brian Shannon
"You don't really get anywhere by doing what you're expected to do." -Adam Dachis
"The pessimists write the headlines but the optimists have all the money." -James Altucher
"The market, like the Lord, helps those who help themselves. But, unlike the Lord, the market does not forgive those who know not what they do." -W Buffett
"Great results can hide a lot of a company's weaknesses. Poor results expose those weaknesses." -tigerpac
"Each misfortune you encounter will carry in it the seed of tomorrow's good luck." -Og Mandino
"When you win, say nothing, when you lose, say less." -Paul Brown
"Find something you're passionate about and keep tremendously interested in it." -Julia Child
"If you can't explain it simply, you don't understand it well enough." -Albert Einstein
"Each morning when I open my eyes I say to myself: I, not events, have the power to make me happy or unhappy today." -Groucho Marx
"If everything seems under control, you're just not going fast enough." -Mario Andretti
"Love is not finding someone to live with; it's finding someone you can't live without." -Rafael Ortiz
"By the time a man is wise enough to watch his step, he's too old to go anywhere." -Billy Crystal
"Do all the good you can and make as little fuss about it as possible." -Charles Dickens
"After victory, tighten your helmet straps." -Samurai maxim
"Wisdom is the reward you get for a lifetime of listening when you'd rather be talking." -Aristotle
"The road to success is always under construction." -Lily Tomlin
A successful man is one who makes more money than his wife can spend. A successful woman is one who can find such a man.
"Never look back unless you are planning to go that way." -Henry David Thoreau
"The only true wisdom is in knowing you know nothing." -Socrates
"Don't think about what could have been; foresee what will be. Profits reside in the ride ahead." -Todd Harrison
"If a man harbors any sort of fear, it percolates through all thinking, damages his personality and makes him a landlord to a ghost." -Lloyd Douglas
"When you hit a wrong note it's the next note that makes it good or bad." -Miles Davis
"Being the richest man in the cemetery doesn't matter to me. Going to bed at night saying we've done something wonderful - that's what matters." -S Jobs
"If you go looking for a friend, you're going to find they're very scarce. If you go out to be a friend, you'll find them everywhere." -Zig Ziglar
"Trust your own instinct. Your mistakes might as well be your own, instead of someone else's." -Billy Wilder
"Act as if what you do makes a difference. It does." -William James
"Keep it simple. Simple methods that are well executed will beat fancy complicated methods every single time." -Curtis Faith
"If you're looking for something to be perfect at or something that moves on logic, the stock market probably isn't for you." -Brian Shannon
"The first principle is that you must not fool yourself. And, you must always remember - you are the easiest person to fool." -Richard Feynman
"Those who have knowledge don't predict. Those who predict don't have knowledge." -Lao Tzu
"No matter how many mistakes you make or how slow you progress, you are still way ahead of everyone who isn't trying." -Marc Chernoff
"Criticism is something you can easily avoid by saying nothing, doing nothing, and being nothing." -Aristotle
"Just think of how stupid the average person is, and then realize half of them are even stupider!" -George Carlin
"Avoiding danger is no safer in the long run than outright exposure. The fearful are caught as often as the bold." -Helen Keller
"Luck is an accident that happens to the competent" -Albert M. Greenfield
"He who fears something gives it power over him." -Moorish proverb
"Capitalism is the legitimate racket of the ruling class." -Al Capone
"All paid jobs absorb and degrade the mind." -Aristotle
"What happens is not as important as how you react to what happens." -Thaddeus Golas
"A smart man only believes half of what he hears; a wise man knows which half." -Jeff Cooper
"My glory shall not lie in battle, but in a chicken dish loved by white people." -General Gau
"Doubt is an uncomfortable position, but certainty is an absurd position." -Voltaire
"Work hard at your job and you can make a living. Work hard on yourself and you can make a fortune." -Jim Rohn
"When you're right, have the patience to be right big, and when you're wrong, have the discipline to be wrong small." -Jesse Livermore
"The less I cared about whether or not I was wrong, the clearer things became..." -Mark Douglas
"Knowing others is intelligence; knowing yourself is true wisdom. Mastering others is strength, mastering yourself is true power." -Lao-Tzu
"Large increases in cost with questionable increases in performance can be tolerated only in race horses and women." -Lord Kelvin
"Luck never made a man wise." -Seneca
"Price is what you pay. Value is what you get." -Warren Buffett
"If you obey all the rules, you miss all the fun." -Katharine Hepburn
"Being ignorant is not so much a shame as being unwilling to learn." -Benjamin Franklin
"Money is better than poverty, if only for financial reasons." -Woody Allen
"Green Short Seller Roasters!" -Brian Shannon
"There are two mistakes one can make along the road to truth - not going all the way, and not starting." -The Buddha
"If a window of opportunity appears, don't pull down the shade." -Tom Peters
"You learn something every day if you pay attention." -Ray LeBlond
"The reward of a thing well done is to have done it." -From a fortune cookie I just ate
"A man always has two reasons for doing anything: a good reason and the real reason." - J.P. Morgan
"We differ from the ancients notably in only two ways, one our science and the other our system of fictitious credits." -Frederick Soddy, 1940
"Rule No.1: Never lose money. Rule No.2: Never forget rule No.1." -Warren Buffett
"Setting an example is not the main means of influencing another; it is the only means." -Albert Einstein
"Life must be understood backward. But it must be lived forward." -Soren Kierkegaard
"'Make failure your teacher, not your undertaker." -Zig Ziglar
"My interest is in the future because I am going to spend the rest of my life there." -Charles F. Kettering
"For an idea which, at first, does not seem absurd, there is no hope." -Albert Einstein
"Never listen to anyone who says 'I want to make you rich' because they don't!" -James Altucher
"Success seems to be connected with action. Successful people keep moving. They make mistakes but don't quit." -Conrad Hilton
"Sheer pride of opinion has ruined more speculators in the stock market than all other causes put together." -William Hamilton
"The only thing that pays...is price." -Brian Shannon
"Its better to hang out with people better than you. Pick out associates whose behavior is better than yours and you?ll drift in that direction." -Warren Buffett
"October: This is one of the peculiarly dangerous months to speculate in stocks. The others are July, January, ...
...September, April, November, May, March, June, December, August and February." -Mark Twain
"If past history was all there was to the game, the richest people would be librarians." -Warren Buffett
"If you have trouble imagining a 20% loss in the stock market, you shouldn't be in stocks." -John (Jack) Bogle
"Deep doubts, deep wisdom; small doubts, little wisdom." -Chinese Proverb
"I hate weekends because there is no stock market." -Rene Rivkin
"Time is the friend of the wonderful company, the enemy of the mediocre." -Warren Buffett
"Patience is never more important than when you are at the edge of losing it." - O.A. Battista
"Until you make peace with who you are, you will never be content with what you have." - Doris Mortman
"The key to making money in stocks is not to get scared out of them." -Peter Lynch
"Absorb what is useful, reject what is useless, add what is specifically your own." -Bruce Lee
"The four most dangerous words in investing are 'This time it's different'." -John Templeton
"The secret to happiness is to lower your expectations." -Charlie Munger
"It's better to be out of the market wishing you were in, than in the market wishing you were out." -Brian Shannon
"Never invest in anything that eats or needs painting." -Billy Rose
"The economy depends about as much on economists as the weather does on weather forecasters." -Jean-Paul Kauffmann
"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
"We are all faced with a series of great opportunities brilliantly disguised as impossible situations." -Charles Swindoll
"Money can't buy you happiness but it does bring you a more pleasant form of misery." -Spike Milligan
"Investors have very short memories." -Roman Abramovich
"If all the economists were laid end to end, they'd never reach a conclusion." -George Bernard Shaw
"Risk comes from not knowing what you?re doing." -Warren Buffett
"In our country, learned ignorance is on the rise." -Paul Krugman
"What do you get when you cross an insomniac, an agnostic, and a dyslexic? Someone who stays up all night wondering if there is a Dog." -Groucho Marx
"The fact that an opinion has been widely held is no evidence whatever that it is not utterly absurd." -Bertrand Russell
"The rich are different from you and me: they have more influence." -Paul Krugman
"You can avoid reality, but you cannot avoid the consequences of avoiding reality." -Ayn Rand
"We always overestimate the change that will occur in the next two years and underestimate the change that will occur in the next 10." -Bill Gates
"Life's challenges are not supposed to paralyze you, they're supposed to help you discover who you really are." -Bernice Johnson Reagon

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