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Classic Quotes About Money and Investing

Don't look for the needle in the haystack. Just buy the haystack!

John Bogle, founder and former chief executive of The Vanguard Group, credited with creating the first index fund.

The function of economic forecasting is to make astrology look respectable.

John Kenneth Galbraith, influential Harvard professor and economist, diplomat, public official

The four most dangerous words in investing are, it’s different this time.

Sir John Templeton, legendary investor and philanthropist

There is nothing more supremely irritating than watching your neighbors get rich.

Jeremy Grantham, co-founder and chief investment strategist of Grantham, Mayo, & van Otterloo (GMO)

You can have anything you want, you can't have everything you want.

Dante Greco, Shari Greco Reiches' dad and mentor

Diversification is always working; sometimes you like the results and sometimes you don’t.

Larry Swedroe, chief research officer at Buckingham Wealth Partners

I don't care too much for money, money can't buy me love.

Lennon / McCartney

The stock market is a device to transfer money from the impatient to the patient.

Warren Buffett, legendary investor, Chairman of Berkshire Hathaway

Someone stole all my credit cards, but I won’t be reporting it. The thief spends less than my wife did. 

Henny Youngman, English-American comedian and musician

Far more money has been lost by investors trying to anticipate corrections, than lost in the corrections themselves.

Peter Lynch, investor, former manager of Fidelity Magellan fund.

In the short run, the market is a voting machine. In the long run, it is a weighing machine.

Benjamin Graham, legendary investor, known as the "father of value investing"

Money can't buy you happiness, but it can buy you a yacht big enough to pull up right alongside it.

David Lee Roth, singer, Van Halen


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David Rappaport, CFP®

David is the Co-Founder of Rappaport Reiches Capital Management.  He acts as personal CFO to entrepreneurs and corporate executives, providing organization and clarity in their finances.  Please connect with David below.  He loves to talk about investing, financial planning, and Aspiritech, a non-profit hiring individuals on the autism spectrum.
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