"Wall Street: A thoroughfare that begins in a graveyard and ends in a river." —Unknown
Investing is a serious business, but it has its moments. Financial legend Dean LeBaron captures these moments through quips and quotes from some of the world‘s greatest minds and moneymakers. Dean LeBaron’s Book of Investment Quotations shares the collected wisdom of centuries of financial thought, including everyone from William Shakespeare to George Soros.
This unique anthology features hundreds of inspiring, wise, and humorous quotations–each of which makes keen observations on the wide world of investing, both present and past. Many of us today can still learn from the advice of legendary figures such as the writer Jonathan Swift who said, "A wise man should have money in his head, but not in his heart."
Organized by categories–thirty in all–ranging from "Contrarian Investing" to "Venture Capital," this superb collection reflects the full range of human thought on each investment subject. If you want to know what everyone from Euripides to Bernard Baruch thought about money, investing, or finance, Dean LeBaron’s Book of Investment Quotations will enlighten you.
Collected from many sources, these quotes are entertaining, insightful, and honest:
"Rule No.1: Never lose money. Rule No. 2: Never forget Rule No.1." —Warren Buffett
"There are no answers in this business. There’s just a hell of a lot of information." —George Russell Jr., Frank Russell Co.
"Money is better than poverty, if only for financial reasons." —Woody Allen
"To survive in the financial markets sometimes means beating a hasty retreat." —George Soros
"Stocks are bought on expectations, not facts." —Gerald M. Loeb
The timeless phrases in Dean LeBaron’s Book of Investment Quotations are memorable and useful in provoking new thoughts and providing grist for conversation and inspirational moments in speeches, as well as just casual skimming. See for yourself how some of the greatest minds of all time viewed–and learned from–investing.
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