"If past history was all there was to the game, the richest people would be librarians."
"Rule No.1: Never lose money. Rule No.2: Never forget rule No.1."
"Someone's sitting in the shade today because someone planted a tree a long time ago."
"Wall Street is the only place that people ride to in a Rolls Royce to get advice from those who take the subway."
"Risk comes from not knowing what you're doing."
"Go for a business that any idiot can run - because sooner or later, any idiot probably is going to run it."
"It's not whether you're right or wrong that's important, but how much money you make when you're right and how much you lose when you're wrong."
"The time of maximum pessimism is the best time to buy and the time of maximum optimism is the best time to sell."
John (Jack) Bogle
"If you have trouble imagining a 20% loss in the stock market, you shouldn't be in stocks."