Benjamin Lee

“The stock market is always there. It has been there for centuries, and it lives longer than anyone of us here. Therefore, don’t rush and trade all your capital like there is no tomorrow.”

Benjamin Lee

“The secret recipe for success in stock market is simple. 30% in market analysis skills, 30% in risks management, 30% in emotion control, and 10% in luck.”

Larry Hite

“I have two basic rules about winning in trading as well as in life: 1. If you don’t bet, you can’t win. 2. If you lose all your chips, you can’t bet.”

Larry Hite

“Throughout my financial career, I have continually witnessed examples of other people that I have known being ruined by a failure to respect risk. If you don’t take a hard look at risk, it will take you.”

John Maynard Keynes

“Markets can remain irrational longer than you can remain solvent.”

Joel Greenblatt

“The secret to investing is to figure out the value of something and then pay a lot less.”

Benjamin Lee

“Do not underestimate the power of a raging bull, and the strength of a bear in stock market. Both have the power to trample you to death if you fight against them.”

Paul Tudor Jones

“Everyday I assume every position I have is wrong.”

W. D. Gann

“Time is more important than price. When time is up price will reverse.”

Ed Seykota

“If you can’t take a small loss, sooner or later you will take the mother of all losses.”

Gerald M. Loeb

“Accepting losses is the most important single investment device to insure safety of capital.”

.J. Evans

“Take your profits or someone else will take them for you.”

Peter Lynch

“Know what you own, and know why you own it.”

Robert Arnott

“In investing, what is comfortable is rarely profitable.”

Dan de Joya

“Pros will reenter a trade after it gets stopped out if the trade sets up again. Amateurs give up.”

John Paulson

“Stock market goes up or down, and you can’t adjust your portfolio based on the whims of the market, so you have to have a strategy in a position and stay true to that strategy and not pay attention to noise that could surround any particular investment.”

Samuel Goldwyn

“Never make forecasts, especially about the future.”

Jim Slater

“Astronomic price earnings ratios rarely last for long, as they thrive on excessive hope and for that reason the most has to be made of them while they persist.”

Bernard Baruch

“If a speculator is correct half of the time, he is hitting a good average. Even being right 3 or 4 times out of 10 should yield a person a fortune if he has the sense to cut his losses quickly on the ventures where he is wrong.”

Benjamin Lee

“Stock market is a battlefield. Always remember to survive in the game first. Only those that survive the battle can enjoy the spoils of the war.”

Jim Rogers

“Bottoms in the investment world don’t end with four-year lows; they end with 10- or 15-year lows.”

William J. O’Neil

“The whole secret to winning big in the stock market is not to be right all the time, but to lose the least amount possible when you’re wrong.”

Albert Einstein

“Compound interest is the eighth wonder of the world. He who understands it, earns it. He who doesn’t, pays it.”

Alexander Elder

“A successful trader has realistic plans. He knows his abilities and limitations. He sees what is happening in the market and knows how to react to it.”

Alexander Elder

“To be a good trader you need to trade with your eyes open, recognize real trends and turns, and not waste time or energy on regrets and wishful thinking.”

Joel Greenblatt

“My largest positions aren’t the ones I think I’m going to make the most money from. My largest positions are the ones where I don’t think I’m going to lose money.”

Ed Seykota

“The biggest secret about success is that there isn’t any big secret about it, or if there is, then it’s a secret from me, too. The idea of searching for some secret for trading success misses the point.”

Bruce Chadwick

“If your investment horizon is long enough and your position sizing is appropriate, you simply don’t argue with idiocy, you bet against it.”

Phil Town

“If we buy the business as a business and not as a stock speculation, then it becomes personal. I want it to be personal.”

Ingvar Kamprad

“Only those who are asleep make no mistakes.”


“Every trader will suffer big loss in their life. How you grow from it will determine your future. Lear from each loss to prevent future blowup.”


“If most traders would learn how to sit on their hands 50% of the time, they would make a lot more money.”


“Bulls make money, bears make money, pigs get slaughtered.”


“Vision without action is a daydream. Action without vision is a nightmare.”

John Templeton

“To buy when others are despondently selling and to sell when others are avidly buying requires the greatest fortitude.”

John Neff

“I’ve never bought a stock unless, in my view, it was on sale.”

Larry Summers

“Most investors want to do today what they should have done yesterday.”


“I am the trader I am today because of the trades I made yesterday.”

Howard Marks

“There is nothing riskier than the widespread perception that there is no risk.”

Robert Wibblesman

“The problem with the person who thinks he’s a long-term investor and impervious to short-term gyrations is that emotion of fear and pain will eventually make him sell badly.”

Jack Welch

“If you don’t have a competitive advantage, don’t compete.”

Benjamin Graham

“If you are shopping for common stocks, choose them the way you would buy groceries, not the way you would buy perfume.”

Mark Minervini

“Good trading is boring. Gamblers seek excitement, pros seek consistent profitability and low volatility. That’s how longevity is achieved.”

Lucius Annaeus Seneca

“Luck is what happens when preparation meets opportunity.”

Michael Scott

“The credibility of any item in finance is inversely proportionate to the amount of publicity it receives.”


“Not cheap without reason, nor dear without value.”

Henry David Thoreau

“Never look back unless you are planning to go that way.”

Martin Schwartz

“A lot of people get so enmeshed in the markets that they lose their perspective.” 

Steve Burns

“It costs $0.00 to wait for a good trading signal.”

Steve Burns

“The fastest way to lose your whole trading account is to try to quickly double it.”


“It’s time, not timing, that makes money in the market.”

R. Wanger

“If you believe you or anyone else has a system to predict the future of the market, the joke is on you.

Ralph Seger

“An investor without investment objectives is like a traveler without a destination.”

Tom Baldwin

“The best traders have no ego. You have to swallow your pride and get out of the losses.”


“Fear is a stronger emotion that hope, which is why bear markets are always swifter than bull markets.”

Bernard Baruch

“Above all else, in other words, the stock market is people. It is people trying to read the future. And it is this intensely human quality that makes the stock market so dramatic an arena, in which men and women pit their conflicting judgements, their hopes and fears, strengths and weaknesses, greeds and ideals.”


“A portfolio that goes down 50 percent and comes back 50 percent is still down 25 percent.”

Henri M Simoes

“In trading the impossible happens about twice a year.”

Steve Burns

“The greatest edges rich traders have over unprofitable traders are discipline, patience, perseverance, and a quantified winning system.”


“A trader must know himself and provide against his own weaknesses.”

Jeff Cooper

“Stocks don’t just move, they are moved.”

Sir John Templeton

“The four most dangerous words in investing: ‘this time it’s different.’”

Linda Raschke

“All you need is one pattern to make a living.”

Benjamin Franklin

“An investment in knowledge pays the best interest.”

John D Rockefeller

“The way to make money is to buy when blood is running in the streets.”


“In trading everything works sometimes and nothing works always.”

Bernard Baruch

“But what actually registers in the stock market’s fluctuations are not the events themselves, but the human reactions to these events. In short, how millions of individual men and women feel these happenings may affect their future.”

Sam Walton

“Capital isn’t scarce; vision is.”

Coreen T. Sol

“Volatility in the up direction is not a problem, it’s only downward volatility that offers discourse.”

Benjamin Lee

Human is always subject to his own emotion. How many of us can break free from the greed, fear, and unfounded hope that are so common in stock market?”

Curtis Faith

“Good trading is not about being right, it’s about trading right. If you want to be successful, you need to think of the long run and ignore the individual trades.”

Rich Dad

“A winning strategy must include losing.”


“Bear Market: A 6 to 18 month period when the kids get no allowance, the wife gets no jewelry and the husband get no sex.”

Mark Twain

“Bankers are people who lend you their umbrella in good weather, but who want to have it back as soon as it starts raining.”

Benjamin Graham

“Those who do not remember the past are condemned to repeat it.”

Richard Dennis

“Mature understanding of and respect of risk is the hallmark of the best traders. They know if you don’t keep an eye of risk, it will set its eye on you.”

Curtis Faith

“Trading is not a sprint; it is boxing. The market will beat you up, screw with your head, and do anything it can to defeat you. But when the bell sounds at the end of the twelfth round, you must be standing in the ring in order to win.”

Dan Zanger

“The market owes you nothing. Take full responsibility for everything that happens and your results will improve.”

Benjamin Lee

“Time is the cause, Volume is the fuel, and Price is the result. Of all these three, Time is the greatest factor in determining stock market direction.”

Alexander Elder

“A sensible trader never risks more than 2% of his equity on any one trade.”

Peter Lynch

“Know what you own, and know why you own it.”

George Soros

“I’m only rich because I know when I’m wrong… I basically have survived by recognizing my mistakes.”

Benjamin Graham

“The intelligent investor is a realist who sells to optimists and buys from pessimists.”

Benjamin Graham

“But investing isn’t about beating others at their game. It’s about controlling yourself at your own game.”

Benjamin Graham

"The stock investor is neither right or wrong because others agreed or disagreed with him; he is right because his facts and analysis are right.”

Benjamin Graham

"People who invest make money for themselves; people who speculate make money for their brokers.”

Woody Allen

“A stock broker is one who invests other people’s money until its all gone.”

Prem Watsa

“Trees don’t grow to the sky, and markets don’t fall to the floor.”

Benjamin Graham

“On the other hand, investing is a unique kind of casino—one where you cannot lose in the end, so long as you play only by the rules that put the odds squarely in your favor.”

Steve Burns

“To be successful, new traders must realize that trading is about probabilities, trends, and risk management, not predictions.”

Jan Somers

“Wealthy people are not gamblers, but simply ordinary people who understand the wealth building principles necessary to succeed.”

Steve Burns

“The longer you wait for a losing trade to reverse and go in your favor, the greater the likelihood that you are on the wrong side of a trend.”

Robert Kiyosaki

“Prepare for bad times and you will only know good times.”

Steve Burns

“Money is not the only thing we invest. We must also be good investors of our time, energy, focus, & love. Our current life is a reflection of the wisdom of our past investments.”

Bruce Kovner

“Tight congestions in which a breakout occurs for reasons that nobody understands are usually good risk/reward trades.”

Richard Lewin

“The secret of financial success is to buy cheap, to sell expensive, to collect the money quickly and pay late.”

Bruce Kovner

“If you personalize losses, you can’t trade.”

Jan Somers

“If you wait for the right time to buy, you’ll never buy anything at all. And if you sell when everyone says sell, you’ll never have anything at all.”

C. Schwab.

“I have probably purchased fifty ‘hot tips’ in my career, maybe even more. When I put them all together, I know I am a net loser.”

Joo Beng

“If your position sizing is too big, it is a certainty that the account will blow up, not if, just when.”

Jesse Livermore

“Of all speculative blunders there are few worse than trying to average a losing game.”

Jesse Livermore

“One of the most helpful things that anybody can learn is to give up trying to catch the last eighth-or the first. These two are the most expensive eighths in the world.”

Bruce Kovner

“I am just as happy a trader in a bear market as in a bull market, rates up or down, commodities up or down.”

John Maynard Keynes

“Successful investing is anticipating the anticipations of others.”

Jim Rohn

“Don’t wish it was easier, wish you were better.”

Jesse Livermore

“My main life lesson from investing: self-interest is the most powerful force on earth, can get people to embrace and defend almost anything.”