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Dave Patterson and Erin Preston, a father-daughter team of Certified Financial Planner® licensees, provide thoughts and suggestions on a broad collection of personal finance topics.  Information provided in this BLOG is intended to be of a general nature and may not be appropriate for all situations.  Readers should consult with their own financial advisors before relying on any information contained herein.

Monday, April 11, 2011

Some of Our Favorite Quotes

We thought our readers might enjoy some of our favorite investment-related quotes. In most cases, they contain a bit of wisdom or a lesson to be heeded. Enjoy:

• Rule number one: Never lose money. Rule number two: Never forget rule number one. (Warren Buffett)

• As some perspective person once said, if all the economists of the world were laid end to end, it wouldn’t be a bad thing. (Peter Lunch, One Up on Wall Street)

• Bulls make money. Bears make money. Pigs get slaughtered. (Wall Street Adage)

• We will never buy anything we don’t understand. (Warren Buffett)

• I have probably purchased fifty “hot tips” in my career, maybe even more. When I put them all together, I know I am a net loser. (Charles Schwab)

• If investments are keeping you awake at night, sell down to the sleeping point. (Wall Street Adage)

• No tree grows to the sky. (Wall Street Adage).

• Money won’t make you happy….but everyone has to find out for themselves. (ZigZiglar)

• Don’t try to buy at the bottom and sell at the top. It can’t be done except by liars. (Bernard Baruch, 1870-1965)

Note: All quotes are from “The Quotable Investor”, The Lyons Press, Copyright 2001


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