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October: This is one of the peculiarly dangerous months to speculate in stocks. The others are July, January, September, April, November, May, March, June, December, August and February. ~Mark Twain

Put not your trust in money, but put your money in trust. ~Oliver Wendell Holmes

Gentlemen prefer bonds. ~Andrew Mellon

Never invest in any idea you can’t illustrate with a crayon. ~Peter Lynch

An investor without investment objectives is like a traveler without a destination. ~Ralph Seger

The safe way to double your money is to fold it over once and put it in your pocket. ~Frank Hubbard

A dollar picked up in the road is more satisfaction to us than the 99 which we had to work for, and the money won at Faro or in the stock market snuggles into our hearts in the same way. ~Mark Twain

A steady job and a mutual fund is still the best defense against social security. ~Author Unknown

When buying shares, ask yourself, would you buy the whole company? ~Rene Rivkin

Money is like manure. You have to spread it around or it smells. ~J. Paul Getty

Every day I get up and look through the Forbes list of the richest people in America. If I’m not there, I go to work. ~Robert Orben

We all know how the size of sums of money appears to vary in a remarkable way according as they are being paid in or paid out. ~Julian Huxley, Essays of a Biologist, 1923

The economy depends about as much on economists as the weather does on weather forecasters. ~Jean-Paul Kauffmann

I hate weekends because there is no stock market. ~Rene Rivkin

Only buy something that you’d be perfectly happy to hold if the market shut down for ten years. ~Warren Buffett

The key to making money in stocks is not to get scared out of them. ~Peter Lynch

Foul cankering rust the hidden treasure frets,
But gold that’s put to use more gold begets.
~William Shakespeare, Venus and Adonis, 1593

Investors have very short memories. ~Roman Abramovich

If inflation continues to soar, you’re going to have to work like a dog just to live like one. ~George Gobel

The market does not beat them. They beat themselves, because though they have brains they cannot sit tight. ~Jesse Livermore

My problem lies in reconciling my gross habits with my net income. ~Errol Flynn

If all the economists were laid end to end, they’d never reach a conclusion. ~George Bernard Shaw

You can never predict when that unknown torpedo will come out of the dark and smash the price of a stock. ~Ralph Seger

We simply attempt to be fearful when others are greedy and to be greedy only when others are fearful. ~Warren Buffett

Goodness is the only investment that never fails. ~Henry David Thoreau

People are living longer than ever before, a phenomenon undoubtedly made necessary by the 30-year mortgage. ~Doug Larson

I’m tired of Love: I’m still more tired of Rhyme.
But Money gives me pleasure all the time.
~Hilaire Belloc, "Fatigued," Sonnets and Verse, 1923

In the old days a man who saved money was a miser; nowadays he’s a wonder. ~Author Unknown

A nickel ain’t worth a dime anymore. ~Yogi Berra

One way to end up with $1 million is to start with $2 million and use technical analysis. ~Ralph Seger

An investment in knowledge always pays the best interest. ~Author unknown, commonly attributed to Benjamin Franklin

When I was young I thought that money was the most important thing in life; now that I am old I know that it is. ~Oscar Wilde

A bank book makes good reading — better than some novels. ~Harry Lauder

Just as a cautious businessman avoids investing all his capital in one concern, so wisdom would probably admonish us also not to anticipate all our happiness from one quarter alone. ~Sigmund Freud

Money can’t buy happiness, but it can buy you the kind of misery you prefer. ~Author Unknown

Money is better than poverty, if only for financial reasons. ~Woody Allen

Inflation hasn’t ruined everything. A dime can still be used as a screwdriver. ~Quoted in P.S. I Love You, compiled by H. Jackson Brown, Jr.

Wealth — any income that is at least one hundred dollars more a year than the income of one’s wife’s sister’s husband. ~H.L. Mencken

If the nation’s economists were laid end to end, they would point in all directions. ~Arthur H. Motley

By the time I have money to burn, my fire will have burnt out. ~Author Unknown

Those who are unwilling to invest in the future haven’t earned one. ~H.W. Lewis, Technological Risk, 1990

Experience taught me a few things. One is to listen to your gut, no matter how good something sounds on paper. The second is that you’re generally better off sticking with what you know. And the third is that sometimes your best investments are the ones you don’t make. ~Donald Trump

Do not value money for any more nor any less than its worth; it is a good servant but a bad master. ~Alexandre Dumas fils, Camille, 1852

That money talks
I’ll not deny,
I heard it once:
It said, "Goodbye."
~Richard Armour

Money is much more exciting than anything it buys. ~Mignon McLaughlin, The Second Neurotic’s Notebook, 1966

Invest a few moments in thinking. It will pay good interest. ~Author Unknown

There is something fascinating about science. One gets such wholesale returns of conjecture out of such a trifling investment of fact. ~Mark Twain

Literature is an investment of genius which has dividends to all subsequent times. ~John Burroughs

Women prefer men who have something tender about them — especially the legal kind. ~Kay Ingram

I am opposed to millionaires, but it would be dangerous to offer me the position. ~Mark Twain

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