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On the big picture:


    "Markets can remain irrational longer than you can remain solvent."
    -- John Maynard Keynes

    "The only thing that can console one for being poor is extravagance."
    -- Oscar Wilde

    "It is pretty hard to tell what does bring happiness; poverty and wealth have both failed."
    -- Kin Hubbard

    "The key to making money in stocks is not to get scared out of them."
    -- Peter Lynch

    "If you owe the bank $100 that's your problem. If you owe the bank $100 million, that's the bank's problem."
    -- JP Getty

    "You try to be greedy when others are fearful, and fearful when others are greedy."
    -- Warren Buffett

    "A cynic is a man who knows the price of everything, and the value of nothing."
    -- Oscar Wilde

    "Do you know the only thing that gives me pleasure? It is to see my dividends coming in."
    -- John D. Rockefeller

    "A gold miner is a liar standing beside a hole in the ground."
    -- Mark Twain

    "There was a time when a fool and his money were soon parted, but now it happens to everybody."
    -- Adlai Stevenson

    "It is generally agreed that casinos should, in the public interest, be inaccessible and expensive. And perhaps the same is true of Stock Exchanges."
    -- John Maynard Keynes

    "The safe way to double your money is to fold it over once and put it in your pocket. "
    -- Frank Hubbard

    "Save a little money each month and at the end of the year you'll be surprised at how little you have."
    -- Ernest Haskins

(emphasis on John Maynard Keynes mine)

by Laurent GUERBY on Thu Aug 9th, 2007 at 05:01:53 PM EST

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