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Quotes about Investing

Betting on the future is betting

Betting on the future is betting on probabilities and nothing is certain, not even the probabilities. That's just the way it is.

- from Principles for Dealing with the Changing World Order book by Ray Dalio

The number one skill in investing

The number one skill in investing is patience - extreme patience.

- Mohnish Pabrai, from Richer, Wiser, Happier book by William Green

You have to be like a

You have to be like a man standing with a spear next to a stream. Most of the time he's doing nothing. When a fat juicy salmon swims by, the man spears it. Then he goes back to doing nothing. It may be six months before the next salmon goes by.

- Charlie Munger, from Richer, Wiser, Happier book by William Green

The key to being a successful

The key to being a successful investor is to buy assets consistently below what they are worth and to fixate on absolutely minimizing permanent realized losses.

- from The Dhandho Investor book by Mohnish Pabrai

The greatest advantage to investing in

The greatest advantage to investing in stocks, to one who accepts the uncertainties, is the extraordinary reward for being right.

- from One Up on Wall Street book by Peter Lynch