Most of the successful people I've known are the ones who do more listening than talking.

— Bernard Baruch

The most helpful Bernard Baruch quotes that will activate your desire to change

Only liars manage to always be out during bad times and in during good times.

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No man can humiliate me or disturb me. I won't let him.

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Millions saw the apple fall, but Newton was the one who asked why.

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Two things are bad for the heart - running up stairs and running down people.

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Behind the black portent of the new atomic age lies a hope which, seized upon with faith, can work out salvation... Let us not deceive ourselves: we must elect world peace or world destruction.

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I will never be an old man. To me, old age is always 15 years older than I am.

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Whatever task you undertake, do it with all your heart and soul.

Always be courteous, never be discouraged. Beware of him who promises something for nothing. Do not blame anybody for your mistakes and failures. Do not look for approval except the consciousness of doing your best.

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We did not all come over on the same ship, but we are all in the same boat.

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A speculator is a man who observes the future, and acts before it occurs.

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Don't try to buy at the bottom and sell at the top. It can't be done except by liars.

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One of the secrets of a long and fruitful life is to forgive everybody everything everynight before you go to bed.

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The art of living lies less in eliminating our troubles than in growing with them.

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About Bernard Baruch

Quotes 118 sayings
Nationality American
Profession Businessman
Birthday August 19, 1870

To me, old age is always fifteen years older than I am.

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In the last analysis, our only freedom is the freedom to discipline ourselves.

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I'll give you the bottom 10% and the top 10% of any move if I get to keep the middle 80%.

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No man should think himself a zero, and think he can do nothing about the state of the world.

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Never follow the crowd.

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Do not blame anybody for your mistakes and failures.

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If a speculator is correct half of the time, he is hitting a good average.

Even being right 3 or 4 times out of 10 should yield a person a fortune if he has the sense to cut his losses quickly on the ventures where he is wrong.

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When good news about the market hits the front page of the New York Times, sell.

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When beggars and shoeshine boys, barbers and beauticians can tell you how to get rich it is time to remind yourself that there is no more dangerous illusion than the belief that one can get something for nothing.

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Age is only a number, a cipher for the records.

A man can't retire his experience. He must use it. Experience achieves more with less energy and time.

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The ability to express an idea is well nigh as important as the idea itself.

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Every man has a right to be wrong in his opinions. But no man has a right to be wrong in his facts.

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Unless each man produces more than he receives, increases his output, there will be less for him than all the others.

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Learn to take losses quickly and cleanly.

There is something about inside information which seems to paralyze a man's reasoning powers. Beware of barbers, beauticians, waiters - or anyone - bringing gifts of 'inside' information or tips. Don't try to be a jack of all investment. Stick to the field you know best.

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You don't have to blow out the other person's light to let your own shine.

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Colleges don't teach economics properly.

Unfortunately we learn little from the experience of the past. An economist must know, besides his subject, ethics, logic, philosophy, the humanities and sociology, in fact everything that is part of how we live and react to one another.

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Now is always the hardest time to invest.

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In America, if you put your mind to it you can have anything you want.

You just can't have everything you want.

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The greatest blessing of our democracy is freedom.

But in the last analysis, our only freedom is the freedom to discipline ourselves.

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During my eighty-seven years, I have witnessed a whole succession of technological revolutions. But none of them has done away with the need for character in the individual or the ability to think.

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During my eighty-seven years I have witnessed a whole succession of technological revolutions. But none of them has done away with the need for character in the individual or the ability to think.

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I am interested in physical medicine because my father was.

I am interested in medical research because I believe in it. I am interested in arthritis because I have it.

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Whatever failures I have known, whatever errors I have committed, whatever follies I have witnessed in private and public life have been the consequence of action without thought.

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All economic movements, by their very nature, are motivated by crowd psychology.

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Approach each new problem not with a view of finding what you hope will be there, but to get the truth, the realities that must be grappled with. You may not like what you find. In that case you are entitled to try to change it. But do not deceive yourself as to what you do find to be the facts of the situation.

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A man can't retire his experience.

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Even when we know what is right, too often we fail to act.

More often we grab greedily for the day, letting tomorrow bring what it will, putting off the unpleasant and unpopular.

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Let us not deceive ourselves; we must elect world peace or world destruction.

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None of us can be free of conflict and woe.

Even the greatest men have had to accept disappointments as their daily bread. ... The art of living lies less in eliminating our troubles than in growing with them.

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We grow neither better or worse as we get old, but more like ourselves.

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I made my money by selling too soon.

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Two things are bad for the heart -- running up stairs and running down people.

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Buy straw hats in the wintertime. Summer will surely come.

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If all you have is a hammer, everything looks like a nail.

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Everyone is entitled to be wrong about their opinions, but no one has the right to be wrong about their facts.

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I never lost money by turning a profit.

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If you have made a mistake cut your losses as quickly as possible.

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