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I do not regard a broker as a member of the human race.

Author: Honore De Balzac (1799-1850)

Profession: French Novelist

Gambling with cards or dice or stocks is all one thing. It's getting money without giving an equivalent for it.

Author: Henry Ward Beecher (1813-1887)

Profession: American Preacher, Orator, Writer

Our favorite holding period is forever.

Author: Warren Buffett (1930)

Profession: American Investment Entrepreneur

Spend not on hopes.

Author: George Herbert (1593-1632)

Profession: British Metaphysical Poet

It's not the bulls and bears you need to avoid -- it's the bum steers.

Author: Chuck Hillis


The social object of skilled investment should be to defeat the dark forces of time and ignorance which envelope our future.

Author: John Maynard Keynes (1883-1946)

Profession: British Economist

'Tis money that begets money.

Author: English Proverb

Profession: Sayings of British Origin

Never invest your money in anything that eats or needs repairing.

Author: Billy Rose (1899-1966)

Profession: American Composer of Popular Music

Money itself isn't lost or made, it's simply transferred from one perception to another. This painting here. I bought it 10 years ago for 60 thousand dollars. I could sell it today for 600. The illusion has become real and the more real it becomes, the more desperately they want it.

Author: Oliver Stone (1946)

Profession: American Director, Writer, Producer

Sometimes your best investments are the ones you don't make.

Author: Donald Trump (1946)

Profession: American Businessman

With an evening coat and a white tie, anybody, even a stock broker, can gain a reputation for being civilized.

Author: Oscar Wilde (1856-1900)

Profession: British Author, Wit