12 Trading Quotes You Need to Write Down

Grab a pen and some note cards. These trading quotes are worth writing down. In fact, put them where you can see it on  a daily basis. These quotes have certainly motivated me when times got tough, and I hope it does for you too.

“The most important quality for an investor is temperament, not intellect. You need a temperament that neither derives great pleasure from being with the crowd or against the crowd.” – Warren Buffett

“If you have trouble imagining a 20% loss in the stock market, you shouldn’t be in stocks.”  – John Bogle

“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.” – Larry Hite

“The individual investor should act consistently as an investor and not as a speculator.” – Ben Graham

“I will tell you how to become rich. Close the doors. Be fearful when others are greedy. Be greedy when others are fearful.” – Warren Buffett

“The stock market is filled with individuals who know the price of everything, but the value of nothing.” – Phillip Fisher

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

“Investing is the intersection of economics and psychology.” – Seth Klarman

“Buy not on optimism, but on arithmetic.” – Benjamin Graham

“A business that makes nothing but money is a poor business.”   -Henry Ford

“The key to trading success is emotional discipline. If intelligence were the key, there would be a lot more people making money trading… I know this will sound like a cliché, but the single most important reason that people lose money in the financial markets is that they don’t cut their losses short.” – Victor Sperandeo

“If you aren’t thinking about owning a stock for 10 years, don’t even think about owning it for 10 minutes.” – Warren Buffett