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Classic Quotes on 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

Live within your means. Do this and everything else will fall into place.

     Shari Greco Reiches

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)

A bank is a place that will lend you money if you can prove that you don’t need it.

     Bob Hope, American comedian, actor, entertainer

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

Too many people spend money to buy things they don’t want, to impress people they don’t like.

     Will Rogers, American vaudeville performer

The trick is to stop thinking of it as ‘your’ money.

     IRS Auditor

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

     John Lennon / Paul McCartney

Dogs have no money. Isn’t that amazing? They’re broke their entire lives. But they get through. You know why dogs have no money? No pockets.

     Jerry Seinfeld, comedian

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

     Warren Buffett, legendary investor, Chairman of Berkshire Hathaway

If you owe the bank $100, that's your problem. If you owe the bank $100 million, that's the bank's problem.

     John Paul Getty, industrialist, founder of Getty Oil

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

It’s money. I remember it from when I was single.

     Billy Crystal, comedian

David Rappaport, CFP®
David is the Co-Founder and Chief Investment Officer 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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