Investment Sayings and Quotes

Below you will find our collection of inspirational, wise, and humorous old investment quotes, investment sayings, and investment proverbs, collected over the years from a variety of sources.

Investing in yourself is the best investment you will ever make. It will not only improve your life, it will improve the lives of all those around you.     

Robin Sharma

An investor without investment objectives is like a traveler without a destination.     

Ralph Seger

There are no bad business and investment opportunities, but there are bad entrepreneurs and investors.     

Robert T. Kiyosaki

Sometimes your best investments are the ones you don't make.     

Donald Trump

In the short run, the market is a voting machine, but in the long run it is a weighing machine.     

Benjamin Graham

Never depend on single income. Make investment to create a second source.     

Warren Buffet

Investing in yourself is the best thing you can do. If you've got talents, no one can take them from you.     

Warren Buffett

Earn as much as you can. Save as much as you can. Invest as much as you can. Give as much as you can.     

John Wesley

An investment in knowledge pays the best interest.     

Benjamin Franklin

The best investment is in the tools of one's own trade.     

Benjamin Franklin

Goodness is the only investment that never fails.     

Henry David Thoreau

Never stop investing. Never stop improving. Never stop doing something new.     

Bob Parsons

You should invest in a business that even a fool can run, because someday a fool will.     

Warren Buffett

Whenever you make an investment in yourself, you're making an investment in your future.     


Beware of little expenses. A small leak will sink a great ship.     

Benjamin Franklin

The individual investor should act consistently as an investor and not as a speculator.     

Ben Graham

It's not your salary that makes you rich, it's your spending habits.     

Charles A. Jaffe

Build into each budget the cost of hiring and don't lump yourself with capital investment.     

Ann Macbeth

Successful investing is about managing risk, not avoiding it.     

Benjamin Graham

The rich invest in time, the poor invest in money.     

Warren Buffett

When you invest you are buying a day that you don't have to work.     

Aya Laraya

The four most dangerous words in investing are: this time it's different.     

John Templeton

Those who are unwilling to invest in the future haven't earned one.     

Harold Lewis

Do not save what is left after spending, but spend what is left after saving.     

Warren Buffet

Investing isn't about beating others at their game. It's about controlling yourself at your own game.     

Benjamin Graham

Anyone who is not investing now is missing a tremendous opportunity.     

Carlos Slim

Put not your trust in money, but put your money in trust.     

Oliver Wendell Holmes, Sr.

An important key to investing is to remember that stocks are not lottery tickets.     

Peter Lynch

The best investment with the least risk and the greatest dividend is giving.     

John Templeton

If a business does well, the stock eventually follows.     

Warren Buffett

The greatest investment we can ever make is to invest our life in the life of someone else.     

Scott Lee

Be picky with who you invest your time in. Wasted time is worse than wasted money.     


Don't gamble; take all your savings and buy some good stock and hold it till it goes up, then sell it. If it don't go up, don't buy it.     

Will Rogers

In any investment, you expect to have fun and make money.     

Michael Jordan

Invest in yourself. Your career is the engine of your wealth.     

Paul Clitheroe

You cannot save time for future use, but you can invest it for the future!