Money

Optimum legacy

[The perfect amount to leave children is] enough money so that they would feel they could do anything, but not so much that they could do nothing. Warren Buffett – American value investor, Chairman of Berkshire Hathaway (b. 1930), from the article "Should you leave it all to the children?" ("Fortune Magazine", September 29, 1986)

Intelligent investor

The intelligent investor is a realist who sells to optimists and buys from pessimists. Jason Zweig - American journalist (b. 1959), in his "Note about Benjamin Graham" in the revised edition of "The Intelligent Investor" (2003), Quotations book 2021

Do good

No-one would remember the good Samaritan if he"d only had good intentions. He had money as well. Dame Margaret Thatcher - British politician, 1979-90 Prime Minister (1925-2013), from a tv interview with Brian Walden for "London Weekend Television" ("Weekend World", January 6th, 1980)

Long-term invest

The big money is not in the buying and selling but in the waiting. Charlie Munger - Vice Chairman Berkshire Hathaway (b. 1924)

Vision

Chase the vision, not the money. The money will end up following you. Tony Hsieh – American internet entrepreneur and venture capitalist, CEO Zappos (1973-2020)

Give

Having, first, gained all you can, and, secondly saved all you can, then give all you can. John Wesley - English preacher (1703-1791), from his sermon "The Use of Money" (1760)

Patience

The big money is not in the buying and selling, but in the waiting. Charlie Munger – Vice Chairman of Berkshire Hathaway (b. 1924)

Leadership

My job is to find money for those people, who know, how this works. Jack Welch - born John Francis Welch jr., legendary American manager: General Electric (1935-2020), Fortune 1999: Manager of the Century

Experience beats money

When a person with money meets a person with experience, the person with the experience winds up with the money, and the person with the money winds up with the experience. business wisdom - Quotations book 2020

Money is not everything

Money, to some extent, sometimes lets you be in more interesting environments. But it can"t change how many people love you or how healthy you are. Warren Buffett - American value investor, Chairman of Berkshire Hathaway (b. 1930)

Smart

If you’re smart, you don’t need debt. If you’re dumb, it’s poisonous. Warren Buffett - American value investor, Chairman of Berkshire Hathaway (b. 1930), to Salomon Inc’s clients (September 13, 1991)

Make money

The secret of making money is to avoid risks. Warren Buffett - American value investor, Chairman of Berkshire Hathaway (b. 1930), quoted in "The Midas Touch" (2009)

Rational

Investment must be rational; if you don"t understand it, don"t do it. Warren Buffett - American value investor, Chairman of Berkshire Hathaway (b. 1930), quoted in "Forbes" (19. Oktober 1992)

Serenity

One of the hardest things for most investors is to sit by and watch other people make money. Howard S. Marks - American investor, Co-Chairman Oaktree Capital Management (b. 1946)

Деньги

Деньги есть чеканенная свобода. Федор Достоевский - русский писатель (1821-1881), из "Записки из Мёртвого дома" (1862), Цитаты 2005

Fortune

Forming fortune is like a big tree giving shade. Norman Rentrop - German publisher (b. 1957)

Time

Time is the enemy of the poor business and the friend of the great business. If you have a business that"s earning 20 % - 25 % on equity, time is your friend. But time is your enemy if your money is in a low return business. Warren Buffett - American value investor, Chairman of Berkshire Hathaway (b. 1930), at the 1998 Berkshire Hathaway Annual Meeting, Quotations book...

True treasure

It was not till we were as poor as a church mouse and up to our neck in water, that we began to think again of the true treasure of the church - the Gospel - and to distribute this treasure to all. John T. Finney - English Anglican theologian, 1993-98 Bishop of Pontefract (b. 1932), Quotations book 2018

Blessing or test?

When God provides more money, we often think: This is a blessing! Well, yes, but it would be just as scriptural to think: This is a test! Randy C. Alcorn - director of the Eternal Perspective Ministries and author (b. 1954), from "The Treasure Principle: Discovering the Secret of Joyful Giving" (2001), Quotations book 2017

Advertise or die

Without advertising today I would be a millionaire (instead of billionaire). attributed to John Paul Getty - American oil industrialist and art mecenate, at his time richest man of the world (1892-1976)