Best Quotes by Benjamin Graham (Top 6)

  1. The intelligent investor is likely to need considerable will power to keep from following the crowd.
  2. Most of the time common stocks are subject to irrational and excessive price fluctuations in both directions as the consequence of the ingrained tendency of most people to speculate or gamble... to give way to hope, fear and greed.
  3. Investing isn't about beating others at their game. It's about controlling yourself at your own game.
  4. Wall Street people learn nothing and forget everything.
  5. The individual investor should act consistently as an investor and not as a speculator. This means ... that he should be able to justify every purchase he makes and each price he pays by impersonal, objective reasoning that satisfies him that he is getting more than his money's worth for his purchase.
  6. I am no longer an advocate of elaborate techniques of security analysis in order to find superior value opportunities.