30 Best Benjamin Graham Quotes on value investing
Benjamin Graham was a British- American economist, profession and investor. He’s famous works are security analysis collaboration with David Dodd and intelligent investor. He is known as Father of value investing and teachers (guru) of Warren buffet. Intelligent investor is the bible for investor.
30 best Benjamin Graham Quotes on value investing
1. The intelligent investor is a realist who sells to optimists and buys from pessimists.
2. The individual investor should act consistently as an investor and not as a speculator.
3. Successful investing is about managing risk, not avoiding it.
4. If you are shopping for common stocks, choose the way you would buy groceries, not the way you would buy perfume.
5. Wall street people learn nothing and forget everything.
6. The intelligent investor should recognize that market panics can create great prices for good companies and good prices for great companies.
7. But investing is not about beating others at their game. It’s about controlling yourself at your own game.
8. The essence of investment is the management of risks, not the management of returns.
9. Confusing speculation with investment is always a mistake.
10. Those who do not remember the past are condemned to repeat it.
11. The intelligent investor is likely to need considerable will power to keep from following the crowed.
12. Have the courage of your knowledge and experience. If you have formed a conclusion from the facts and if you know your judgement is sound, act on it- even though others may hesitate or differ.
13. The intelligent investor should not ignore Mr.Market entirely. Instead, you should do business with him- but only to the extent that it serves your interest.
14. A great company is not a great investment if you pay too much for the stock.
15. Invest only if you would be comfortable owning a stock even if you had no way of knowing it’s daily share price.
16. To be an investor you must be a believer in better tomorrow.
17. The value of any investment is and always must be, a function of the price you pay for it.
18. Investment is most intelligent when it is most businesslike.
19. The investor’s chief problem and even his worst enemy is likely to be himself.
20. Buy not on optimism but on arithmetic.
21. An investment in knowledge pays the best interest.
22. people who invest make money for themselves. People who speculate make money for their brokers.
23. An intelligent investor gets satisfaction from the thought that his operations are exactly opposite to those of the crowd.
24. Do not take yearly results too seriously. Instead, focus on four or five years averages.
25. Price is what you pay, Value is what you get.
26. Knowledge is only one ingredient on arriving at a stock’s proper price. The other ingredient, fully as important as information, is sound judgement.
27. The intelligent investor will not do his buying and selling solely on the basis of recommendations received from a financial service.
28. Growth stocks are worth buying when their prices are reasonable.
29. Do not let anyone else run your business.
30. There is no sure and easy paths to riches in wall street or anywhere else