13 top investment quotes ever

2 min Read Published: 16 Apr 2013

If you are thinking of investing your money it is advisable to listen to some of the successful investors of the past. Here are a few of my favourite quotes on investment.

  • It's not how much money you make but how much money you keep, how hard it works for you and how many generations you keep it for - Robert Kiyosaki
  • Investing should be more like watching paint dry or watching grass grow. If you want excitement, take $800 and go to Las Vegas - Paul Samuelson
  • The four most dangerous words are: 'this time it's different' - Sir John Templeton
  • It's not whether you're right or wrong that's important, but how much money you make when you're right  and how much money you lose when you're wrong - George Soros
  • If you have trouble imagining a 20% loss in the stock market, you shouldn't be in stocks - John Bogle
  • Rule No. 1 Never lose money. Rule No. 2 Never forget rule No.1 - Warren Buffet 
  • Markets can remain irrational longer than you can remain insolvent - John Maynard Keynes
  • If all economists were laid end to end, they would never reach a conclusion - George Bernard Shaw
  • People don't like the idea of thinking long term. Many are desperately seeking short term answers because they have money problems to be resolved today - Rober Kiyosaki
  • Nobody ever lost money taking a profit - Bernard Baruch
  • Never invest in any idea you can't illustrate with a crayon - Peter Lynch
  • Time is your friend; impulse is your enemy - Jack Bogle
  • Go for a business that an idiot can run - because sooner or later an idiot is probably going to run it - Peter Lynch