Differences between Winners and Losers
"So wie es im Leben keine dummen Fragen gibt, gibt es an der Börse keine dummen Einstiege,
aber so wie es viele dumme Antworten gibt, gibt es viele dumme Ausstiege. -CRtt"
"Every man is
the architect of his own fortune. -Appius Claudius"
"Success is getting what you want. Happiness is wanting what you get. -Dale Carnegie"
"Make money and the whole nation will conspire to call you a gentleman. -George Bernard Shaw"
"Choose a job that you love, and you will never have to work a day in your life. -Confucious"
"Without change, something sleeps inside us, and seldom awakens. The sleeper must awaken. -Frank Herbert"
"Imagination is more important than knowledge. -Albert Einstein "
"To a very large extent people fail because they want to fail. They want to punish themselves for one reason or another. Subconsciously, there are people who do not want to win. - Alpesh B. Patel, Financial Times columnist and author, The Mind of a Trader"
"A life spent making mistakes is not only more honorable, but more useful than a life spent doing nothing. -George Bernard Shaw"
"The game is lost only when we stop trying. -Mario Cuomo"
"When you lose, don't look at the loss as a reflection of your self-worth (your net worth, yes). Likewise, when you win, don't let it 'go to your head. -Ira Epstein & David Garfield, MD, authors: The Psychology of Smart Investing"
"Good judgment is usually the result of experience and experience frequently is the result of bad judgment. -Robert Lovell"
The facts are unimportant! It's what they are perceived to be that determines the course of events. -R. Earl Hadady
"You try to be greedy when others are fearful, and fearful when others are greedy. -Warren Buffett"
" The greatest discovery of my generation is that human beings can alter their lives by altering their attitudes. -William James-"
"Only those who will risk going too far can possibly find out how far they can go. -T.S. Eliot"
" The whole secret to winning in the stock market is to lose the least amount when your not right. - William J. O'Neil"
"Instead of insisting that you are right, you have to lose your ego and any opinion you have of the market. Just be in tune with what's happening in the moment. -Vadym Graifer-"
"In nature their are no rewards or punishments; there are consequences. -Horace Annesley Vachell"
"The market can only do three things: up, down, or sideways, but your psychology has a million ways that it can go. -Victoria Pearson"
"It isn't as important to buy as cheap as possible as it is to buy at the right time. -Jesse Livermore"
"Sometimes by losing a battle you find a new way to win the war. -Donald Trump"
"There is only one corner of the universe you can be certain of improving, and that's yourself. -Aldous Huxley"
"In investing, the return you want should depend on whether you want to eat well or sleep well. -J. Kenfield Morley"
"The reward of a thing well done is to have done it. -Ralph Waldo Emerson"
"I think that successful traders have a personality, that they're not afraid to have nineteen losing trades out of twenty, because the twentieth can be a trade that's much greater than all the nineteen put together. - George Segal"
"In business, the competition will bite you if you keep running; if you stand still they will swallow you. -William Knudsen"
"It is amazing what you can accomplish if you do not care who gets the credit. -Harry S. Truman"
"People become attached to their burdens sometimes more than the burdens are attached to them. -George Benard Shaw"
The worse a situation becomes the less it takes to turn it around, the bigger the upside. -George Soros"
"The first rule is not to lose. The second rule is not to forget the first rule. -Warren Buffett"
I never buy at the bottom and I always sell too soon. -Barron Rothchild-"
"Remember that you can learn a lot about trading from your mistakes. When you make a mistake - and you will - don't dwell on the negative. Take your lesson and keep going. -J. Peter Steidlmayer, CBOT Floor Trader"
"So many people want the positive rewards of being a successful trader without being willing to go through the commitment and pain. And there's a lot of pain. - Bill Lipschutz, as quoted in The New Market Wizards, by Jack Schwager"
"Ideas are easy; it's the execution that's hard. -Jeff Bezos-"
"Traders, like athletes and artists, need to create a certain state of mind in which to successfully practice their craft. The best traders recognize the psychological paradoxes inherent in trading. - F. J. Chu, author: The Mind of the Markets"
"The test of success is not what you do when you are on top. Success is how high you bounce when you hit bottom. -General George S. Patton-"
" I don't know where speculation got such a bad name, since I know of no foward leap which was not fathered by speculation. -John Steinbeck"
"A loss never bothers me after I take it. I forget it overnight. But being wrong -not taking the loss- that is what does damage to the pocketbook and the soul. -Jesse Livermore"
"Keep away from people who try to belittle your ambitions. Small people always do that, but the really great make you feel that you, too, can become great. -Mark Twain"
"Don't fritter away your time. Create, act, take a place wherever you are and be somebody. -Theodore Roosevelt"
"Wall Street's graveyards are filled with men who were right too soon. -William Hamilton"
"Experience is that marvelous thing that enables you recognize a mistake when you make it again. -Paul Dickson"
"It is a funny thing about life; if you refuse to accept anything but the best, you very often get it. -W. Somerset Maugham"
"The task of beating the market is not difficult, it is the job of beating ourselves that proves overwhelming. -Martin Pring"
Es ist immer die Ungeduld zu gewinnen,
die einen verlieren lässt - Louis XIV