Inspirational Quotes for Day Traders

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    Surfsalot
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    I created this topic so that we can post our favorite inspirational quotes.

    You can use these quotes if you have made some bad trades and need to get your head back in the game.

    I should warn you that I am a big fan of Henry David Thoreau and his old friend Ralph Waldo Emerson, so you will see me post a lot of their stuff.

    The price of anything is the amount of life you exchange for it.

    Henry David Thoreau

    The only person you are destined to become is the person you decide to be.

    Ralph Waldo Emerson

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    Fish Tank
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    We better have a couple from Warren Buffet.  These two are my favorites because they are not just about money:

    The best thing I did was to choose the right heroes.

     

    Predicting rain doesn’t count. Building arks does.

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    Dead Cat Bounce
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    Here’s another gem from Warren Buffet:

    If markets were rational I’d be waiting tables for a living.

     

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    Stop Loss
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    Formal education will make you a living; self-education will make you a fortune.

    Jim Rohn

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    Hoonzilla
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    Bring your desires down to your present means. Increase them only when your increased means permit.

    Aristotle

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    Thai Shares
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    I love money. I love everything about it. I bought some pretty good stuff. Got me a $300 pair of socks. Got a fur sink. An electric dog polisher. A gasoline powered turtleneck sweater. And, of course, I bought some dumb stuff, too.

    Steve Martin

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    Hoonzilla
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    Frugality includes all the other virtues.

    Cicero

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    Surfsalot
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    Here’s another from Emerson that I love because it is just five words but says so much:

    Money often costs too much.

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    Dead Cat Bounce
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    Here is one from the man who could be the next president of America:

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

    Donald Trump

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    Stop Loss
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    What we think, we become.

    Buddha

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    Fish Tank
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    Never invest in any idea you can’t illustrate with a crayon.

    Peter Lynch

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    Surfsalot
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    Big opportunities come infrequently. When it’s raining gold, reach for a bucket, not a thimble.

    Warren Buffet

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    Hoonzilla
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    Never confuse investing with trading.

    Barry Ritholtz

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    Hoonzilla
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    The risks of being out of the game are huge compared to the risks of being in it.

    Warren Buffet

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    Surfsalot
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    No man ever steps in the same river twice, for it’s not the same river and he’s not the same man.

    Heraclitus

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