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"The true self is like and empty sky: vast, silent, unchanging. It is pure consciousness, pure existence.”
James Sloman



“That is, if an idea attracts a few people, it is likely to spread and soon attract numbers of crowds or everybody". -G. Le Bon-

“If you do not bet you cannot win. If you lose all your chips you cannot bet”. -Larry Hite-

“Concept number one is variant perception. I try to develop perceptions that I believe are at variance with the general market view. I will play those variant perceptions until I feel they are no longer so.” -Michael Steinhard-

“Perhaps the most important rule is to hold on to your winners and cut your losers. Both are equally important. If you don’t stay with your winners, you are not going be able to pay for your losers. “-Michael Markus-

“You have to be able to make mistakes regularly; there is nothing wrong with it.” -Bruce Kovner-

“It takes a man a long time to learn all the lessons of all his mistakes. They say there are two sides to everything. But there is only one side to the stock market; and it is not the bull side or the bear side, but the right side. “-Jesse Livermore-

“You don’t have to invest like an institution. If you invest like an institution, you are doomed to perform like on, which in many cases isn’t very well. Nor you have to force yourself to think like an amateur if you already are one. If you are a surfer, a trucker, a high school dropout, or an eccentric retiree, then you have got an edge already. That’s where the ten baggers are from, beyond the boundaries of accepted Wall Street cogitation. “-Peter Lynch-

“Crowds do not stop to think, as we have noted. The power of suggestion is what motivates their actions.”- G. Le Bon-

“The reason I have been so consistent is that I am a great listener. I probably talk to about 25 traders each day. Most traders do not listen to your opinion; they only want to tell you their opinion. I am different because I honestly and truly listen to what they say and how they say it.”- Brian Gelber-

“You have to minimize your losses and try to preserve capital for those few instances when you can make a lot in a very short period of time.”- Richard Dennis-

Remember that stocks are never too high for you to begin buying or too low to begin selling. But, after the initial transaction, do not make a second, unless the first show you a profit. Wait and watch.”- Jesse Livermore-

“Through our human endowments of self-awareness and conscience, we become conscious of areas of weakness, areas for improvement, areas of talent that could be develop, areas that need to be changed or eliminated from our lives. “-Stephen R. Covey-

“Win or lose, everybody gets what they want out of the markets.” -Ed Seykota-

“You have to have an attitude that If your trade loses, you can handle it without any problem and come back to do the next trade. You cannot let a losing trade get you emotionally.” -Gary Bielfeldt-

“The relative strengths of the joy of winning and the pain of losing tend to increase with the distance of the trader from his commitment to being a trader”. -Ed Seykota-

“I turned into a winner when I was able to separate my ego needs from making money. When I was able to accept being wrong. Before, admitting I was wrong was more upsetting than losing the money”. -Marty Schwartz-

“Humans cannot exist if everything that is unpleasant is eliminated instead of understood. When the flies come, we surrender. Perhaps you are ready to do the same.” -Mutant Message Down Under-

“Always sell what shows you a loss and keep what shows you a profit.” -Jesse Livermore-

“Efficiency is doing better what has already been done.” -Peter F. Druckermiller-

If everything is a matter of luck, risk management is a meaningless exercise. Invoking luck obscures truth, because it separates an event from its cause.” -Peter L. Bernstein-

“The successful person has the habit of doing the things other do not like to do. They do not like doing them either necessarily. But, their disliking is subordinated to the strength of their purpose. “-E. M. Gray -

Obviously these experiences and behaviours are not inherently good, bad, better, best, or right—they are different. They are just experiences. What distinguishes each of them as something to be cherished and sought (or fared and avoided) is the individual perspective with which each is viewed. “-Gordon and Meyers-

“Always sell what shows you a loss and keep what shows you a profit.”- Jesse Livermore-

“Never, ever, follow conventional wisdom in the markets. You have to go counter to the markets. You have to learn how to think for yourself: to be able to see that the emperor has no clothes.” -James B. Rogers, Jr.-

“Perhaps psychologist should analyze this. Some corporations, like some individuals, juts cannot stand prosperity.” -Peter Lynch-

“Great people are ordinary people with extraordinary amounts of determination”. –Anonymous-

“When one has successfully extended on limits, one has then grown into a larger state of being. Thus the act of loving is an act of self-evolution, even when the purpose of the act is someone else’s growth. It is reaching toward evolution that we evolve”. -Scott Peck-

“Among the reasons that a community is humble and hence realistic is that it is contemplative. It examines itself. It is self-aware. It knows itself. A sure rule for humility.” -Scott Peck-

“It is not whether you are right or wrong that is important, but how much money you make when you are right and how much you lose when you are wrong. The few times that Soros has ever criticized me was when I was really right on a market and didn’t maximize the opportunity.” -Stanley Druckenmiller-

I probably do more mental exercise now than I ever did. Each morning while I am driving to work, I make a conscious effort to relax. I mentally rehearse any conflict that might happen that day. “-Tom Basso-

“Doing what everybody else is doing at the moment, and therefore what you have an almost irresistible urge to do, is often the wrong thing to do.” -Philip A. Fisher-

“The true self is like and empty sky: vast, silent, unchanging. It is pure consciousness, pure existence.” -James Sloman-

“I would tell a trader to think at each trade as one of the next thousand trades he is going to make. If you start thinking in terms of the next one thousand trades, all of a sudden you’ve made any single trade seem very inconsequential. Who cares if a particular trade is a winner or a loser? It’s just another trade.”-Tom Basso-

“I work with hypothesis. I form a thesis about the anticipated sequence of events and then compare the actual course of events with my thesis: that gives me a criterion by which I can evaluate my hypothesis.” -George Soros-

“The road of spiritual growth, however, lies in the opposite direction. We begin by distrusting what we already believe, by actively seeking the threatening and unfamiliar, by deliberating challenging the validity of what we have previously been thought and hold dear. The path to holiness lies through questioning everything. “-Scott Peck-

“Our modern best hitters are just as good and probably better, but average pitching and fielding have so improved that the truly superb cannot soar so far above the ordinary. Therefore, the right tail shriveled up and also moved toward the mean.”-Stephen Jay Gould-

“If you find a stock with little or no institutional ownership, you have found a potential winner. Find a company that no analyst has ever visited, or that no analyst would admit to knowing about, and you have got a double winner.”- Peter Lynch-

“Understanding the probabilities sufficiently well to know which hands to play and which hands not to play is important, but that is just basic knowledge. The really great poker players have an understanding of proper betting strategies. What information do you get when your opponent bets? What information do you give away when you bet?”-Jeff Yass-

“The way to make money is to make it. The way the make big money is the be right at exactly the right time. In this business a man has to think of both theory and practice. A speculator must not be merely a student. He must be both a student and a speculator.” -Jesse Livermore-

“Do not give up and become complacent. We are only explaining a tiny amount of the unknown. Be curious, keep an open mind, and persist.” Sam Eisenstadt

“If one advances confidently in the direction of his dreams, he will met with a success unexpected in common hours. If you build castles in the air, your work will not be lost. That is where they should be. Now put the foundations under them. “-Thoreau-



“What does a life of total dedication to the truth mean? It means first of all, a life of continuous and never-ending stringent self-examination. We know the world only through our relationship to it.“-Scott Peck-

“Knowing is not enough; We must apply. Willing is not enough; We must do.”- Goethe-

“The winds and the waves are always on the side of the ablest navigators.”-Edward Gibbon-

“A happy person is not a person in certain set of circumstances, but rather a person with a certain set of attitudes.” -Hugh Downs-

“It is not the will the win, but the will to prepare to win that makes the difference.” -Coach Bear Bryant-

“You might have to fight a battle more than once to win it.”- M. Tatcher-

“Maturity of mind is the capacity to endure uncertainty.”- John Finley-

“Our patience will achieve more than our force”. -Edmund Burke-

 “We cannot change anything until we accept it. Condemnation does not liberate, it oppresses.”- C. Jung-

“Somewhere, something incredible is waiting to be known.”-C. Sagan-

“There is no such uncertainty as the sure thing.”- R. Burns-

“A pessimist is one who makes difficulties of his opportunities. An optimist is one who makes opportunities of his difficulties.”- Reginald Mansell-

 In quite places, reason abounds.”- Adlai Stevenson-

“Never fear shadows. They simply mean there is a light shining somewhere nearby. “-Ruth Renkela-