Showing posts from May, 2013
Our policy is to concentrate holdings. We try to avoid buying a little of this or that when we are only lukewarm about the business or its price. When we are convinced as to attractiveness, we believe in buying worthwhile amounts. ~ Warren Buffett
Our ministry starts by being good to people. When goodness flows out of our hearts, it catches people’s attention. It causes them to want to know more about what we have. ~ Joel Osteen
I've found that when the market's going down and you buy funds wisely, at some point in the future you will be happy. You won't get there by reading 'Now is the time to buy'. ~ Peter Lynch
Sir John Templeton had one of the best methods for keeping emotion out of the process. He used to do his calculations of intrinsic value when there wasn't a lot going on in the market. He'd then place a margin of safety on those intrinsic values and place buy orders with his broker at, say, 40% below the current market price. ~ James Montier
People don't care how much you know until they know how much you care.~ Zig Ziglar
Management is efficiency in climbing the ladder of success; leadership determines whether the ladder is leaning aganist the right wall. ~ Stephen R.Covey
Long ago, Ben Graham taught me that 'Price is what you pay; value is what you get.' Whether we're talking about socks or stocks, I like buying quality merchandise when it is marked down. ~ Warren Buffett
Nothing in the world is worth having or worth doing unless it means effort, pain, difficulty. ~ Theodore Roosevelt
Cash combined with courage in a time of crisis is priceless. ~ Warren Buffett
A business or stock is not an intelligent purchase simply because it is unpopular; a contrarian approach is just as foolish as a follow-the-crowd strategy. What's required is thinking rather than polling. Unfortunately, Bertrand Russell's observation about life in general applies with unusual force in the financial world: "Most men would rather die than think. Many do. ~ Warren Buffett
Activity is the enemy of investment returns. ~ Warren Buffett
Would you call yourself back if you received the voice mail you leave for every prospect? ~ Kelley Robertson
As in roulette, same is true of the stock trader, who will find that the expense of trading weights the dice heavily against him ~ Benjamin Graham
When stocks are attractive, you buy them. Sure, they can go lower. I've bought stocks at $12 that went to $2, but then they later went to $30. You just don't know when you can find the bottom. ~ Peter Lynch
Confronted with a challenge to distill the secret of sound investment into three words, we venture the motto, Margin of Safety. ~ Benjamin Graham
One of the best things I’ve learned in life is to obey God quickly. When God asks you to do it, do it right then. ~ Joel Osteen
The simplest definition of leadership therefore is someone who draws energy, inspiration and a right to lead those he/she lead. ~ Vineet Nayar
They can beat us, jail us, kill us, but we will not sell out our principles. These blows bring us more strength. ~ Julio Borges
Television has changed the American child from an irresistible force to an immovable object. ~ Laurence J Peter
The key is not to call the decision maker. The key is to have the decision maker call you.  ~ Jeffrey Gitomer
If you are not taking care of your customer, your competitor will. ~ Bob Hooey
Achievements on the golf course are not what matters, decency and honesty are what matter. ~ Tiger Woods
I recently went to a new doctor and noticed he was located in something called the Professional Building. I felt better right away. ~ George Carlin
How many millionaires do you know who have become wealthy by investing in savings accounts? I rest my case ~ Robert G. Allen
A good voice isn’t so important. It’s more important to sound really unique ~ Stephen Malkmus
A lot of companies have chosen to downsize, and maybe that was the right thing for them. We chose a different path. Our belief was that if we kept putting great products in front of customers, they would continue to open their wallets ~ Steve Jobs
Be a yardstick of quality. Some people aren’t used to an environment where excellence is expected ~ Steve Jobs
What’s in a name? That which we call a rose by any other name would smell as sweet ~ William Shakespeare
A magazine is simply a device to induce people to read advertising. ~ James Collins
Even peace may be purchased at too high a price. ~ Benjamin Franklin
Supply always comes on the heels of demand. ~ Robert Collier