An aphorism is nothing else but the slightest
form of writing raised to the highest level of expressive communication. Carl William Brown





I do not regard a broker as a member of the human race.


Honore De Balzac (1799-1850, French novelist)


Gambling with cards or dice or stocks is all one thing. It's getting money without giving an equivalent for it.


Henry Ward Beecher (1813-1887, American preacher, orator, writer)


Our favorite holding period is forever.


Warren Buffett (1930-, American investment entrepreneur)


Spend not on hopes.


George Herbert (1593-1632, British metaphysical poet)


It's not the bulls and bears you need to avoid -- it's the bum steers.


Chuck Hillis


The social object of skilled investment should be to defeat the dark forces of time and ignorance which envelope our future.


John Maynard Keynes (1883-1946, British economist)


'Tis money that begets money.


English Proverb (Sayings of British origin)


Never invest your money in anything that eats or needs repairing.


Billy Rose (1899-1966, American composer of popular music)


Money itself isn't lost or made, it's simply transferred from one perception to another. This painting here. I bought it 10 years ago for 60 thousand dollars. I could sell it today for 600. The illusion has become real and the more real it becomes, the more desperately they want it.


Oliver Stone (1946-, American director, writer, producer)


Sometimes your best investments are the ones you don't make.


Donald Trump (1946-, American businessman, actor)


With an evening coat and a white tie, anybody, even a stock broker, can gain a reputation for being civilized.


Oscar Wilde (1856-1900, British author, wit)


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