"In the short run, the market is a voting machine. But in the long run, it is a weighing machine."
— Benjamin Graham - h/t Poor Charlie’s Almanack
"There is no better teacher than history in determining the future… There are answers worth billions of dollars in a $30 history book"
— Bill Gross (courtesy of Poor Charlie’s Almanack)
"When friends and acquaintances are telling you [that] you are a genius, before you accept their opinion, take a moment to remember what you always thought of their opinions in the past."
— Carl Icahn http://blogs.marketwatch.com/thetell/2013/12/28/the-best-financial-advice-from-22-big-names/
"You’ve got to work on the problems the company needs you to work on, not the problems you want to work on."
Elon Musk on the less fun side of being a CEO (or in his case, CEO x 2)
Quote taken from this interview done between Salman Khan and Elon Musk: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vDwzmJpI4io
""Motivation has only one role in our lives, and that’s to help us do hard things. If you don’t have to do hard things then you really don’t need much motivation." - BJ Fogg"
"Charles Darwin’s theory was clear: it is the fittest, not the biggest, that survive."