Peter Lynch Quotes

15 Peter Lynch quotes:

"Don't bottom fish."
"It's human nature to keep doing something as long as it's pleasurable and you can succeed at it - which is why the world population continues to double every 40 years."
"When stocks are attractive, you buy them. Sure, they can go lower. I've bought stocks at $12 that went to $2, but then they later went to $30. You just don't know when you can find the bottom."
"Everyone has the brainpower to follow the stock market. If you made it through fifth-grade math, you can do it."
"Go for a business that any idiot can run - because sooner or later, any idiot probably is going to run it."
"Suicide is a permanent solution to a temporary problem. Suicide is a choice and I think if we work with that with kids, we'll get somewhere."
"Although it's easy to forget sometimes, a share is not a lottery ticket... it's part-ownership of a business."
"The person that turns over the most rocks wins the game. And that's always been my philosophy."
"If all the economists in the world were laid end to end, it wouldn't be a bad thing."
"I don't go near the money and the money doesn't go near me."
"I think you have to learn that there's a company behind every stock, and that there's only one real reason why stocks go up. Companies go from doing poorly to doing well or small companies grow to large companies."
"I've found that when the market's going down and you buy funds wisely, at some point in the future you will be happy. You won't get there by reading 'Now is the time to buy.'"
"You get recessions, you have stock market declines. If you don't understand that's going to happen, then you're not ready, you won't do well in the markets."
"Improved turnout will give parliament and government the appearance of being more legitimate."
"People were writing off California a couple of years ago, now they have a massive surplus. Canada is running its first surplus in 20 years and Mexico is doing well. Wouldn't you have been shocked if someone told you that the U.S. would have been running a surplus?"
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