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The investor of today does not profit from yesterday's growth ~ Warren Buffett
A good listener is not only popular everywhere, but after a while he knows something. ~ Wilson Mizner
The aim of University education should be to turn out true servants of the people, who would live and die for the country’s freedom. ~ Mahatma Gandhi  
You get recessions, you have stock market declines. If you don't understand that's going to happen, then you're not ready, you won't do well in the markets. ~ Peter Lynch
Sometimes you need to walk away not to make someone else realize how worthy you are, but for you to understand and acknowledge your own self-worth. ~ Unknown
Investment success cannot be captured in a mathematical equation or a computer program. ~ Seth Klarman
Your life must focus on the maximization of objectivity. ~ Charlie Munger
No formula in finance tells you that the moat is 28 feet wide and 16 feet deep. That's what drives the academics crazy. They can compute standard deviations and betas, but they can't understand moats. ~ Warren Buffett
In security analysis the prime stress is laid upon protection against untoward events. We obtain this protection by insisting upon margins of safety, or values well in excess of the price paid ~ Benjamin Graham
You can't predict, but you can prepare. ~ Howard Marks
The single greatest edge an investor can have is a long-term orientation. ~ Seth Klarman
"In order to succeed, your desire for success should be greater than your fear of failure." ~ Bill Cosby
If there's anything that's important to a reporter, it is integrity. It is credibility. ~ Mike Wallace
"On the day of victory no fatigue is felt." ~ Egyptian Proverb
There is a tide in the affairs of men which, taken at the flood, leads on to fortune. ~ William. Shakespear
"Excellence is an art won by training and habitation. We do not act rightly beacuse we have virtue or excellence, but we rather have those beacuse we have acted rightly. We are what we repeatedly do. Excellence, then, is not an act but a habit." - Aristotle
Becoming referable is about proving your know-how to your clients and customers. ~ Bill Cates
"On average, regret is a helpful emotion." ~ Dr.Neal Roese

"Tell me, what is it you plan to do with your one wild and precious life?" ~ Mary Oliver
We get so caught up in living our lives that we don't stop to think sufficiently about our lives. We are reacting instead of being strategic. ~ Greg McKeown
The essence of the independent mind lies not in what it thinks, but in how it thinks. ~ Christopher Hitchens