The abuse of buying and selling votes crept in and money began to play an important part in determining elections. Later on, this process of corruption spread to the law courts. And then to the army, and finally the Republic was subjected to the rule of emperors— Plutarch
Jittery Buying And Selling quotations
Sell your cleverness and buy bewilderment.
Buy when everyone else is selling and hold until everyone else is buying.
That's not just a catchy slogan. It's the very essence of successful investing.
The perfect mystic is not an ecstatic devotee lost in contemplation of Oneness, nor a saintly recluse shunning all commerce with mankind, but "the true saint" goes in and out amongst the people and eats and sleeps with them and buys and sells in the market and marries and takes part in social intercourse, and never forgets God for a single moment.
Bull markets are born on pessimism, grown on skepticism, mature on optimism and die on euphoria. The time of maximum pessimism is the best time to buy, and the time of maximum optimism is the best time to sell.
The packaging has to really sell the product today, because kids can go out and buy a CD and then 10 kids can burn them. So you have to really be on your toes.
The concept of paying one-hundred-and-something times earnings for any company for me is just anathema. Having said that, at the end of the day, your job is to buy what goes up and to sell what goes down so really who gives a damn about PE's?
The intelligent investor is a realist who sells to optimists and buys from pessimists.
If thou of fortune be bereft, and in thy store there be but left two loaves, sell one, and with the dole, buy hyacinths to feed thy soul.
Selling out is usually more a matter of buying in.
Sell out, and you’re really buying into someone else’s system of values, rules and rewards.
But now I feel off the grid. I feel that I am not part of the culture. And because I don't have a car I don't really go anywhere to buy things. In fact, I have been in a slow process of selling and giving away everything I own.
I think the central metaphor of the movie is this notion of what the advertising industry does. In order to make someone want to buy something, they first have to make them feel bad about who they are in order to sell them that thing which will make them whole again, and happy again.
It is haram [religiously forbidden] to use narcotics in any way because it results in considerable adverse effects in terms of personal health and social cost. By the same token, it is haram to deal in narcotics in any way, i.e., carrying, transporting, storing, selling, buying, etc.
Perfect is boring and dreams are not real.
Just... do. So you think, "I wish I could travel." Great. Sell your crappy car, buy a ticket to Bangkok, and go. Right now. I'm serious.
To buy when others are despondently selling and sell when others are greedily buying requires the greatest fortitude and pays the greatest reward.
How can you buy or sell the sky, the warmth of the land? The idea is strange to us. If we do not own the freshness of the air and the sparkle of the water, how can you buy them? Every part of the earth is sacred to my people.
The corporate revolution will collapse if we refuse to buy what they are selling - their ideas, their version of history, their wars, their weapons, their notion of inevitability. Remember this: We be many and they be few. They need us more than we need them.
Water must be free for sustenance needs.
Since nature gives water to us free of cost, buying and selling it for profit violates our inherent right to nature's gift and denies the poor of their human rights.
The market is a pendulum that forever swings between unsustainable optimism (which makes stocks too expensive) and unjustified pessimism (which makes them too cheap). The intelligent investor is a realist who sells to optimists and buys from pessimists.
Equity is compromised due to the privatisation of education.
Education has become a commodity. Those who can afford to buy it, buy it, and those who can sell it make money out of it
Don't try to buy at the bottom and sell at the top. It can't be done except by liars.
The big money is not in the buying and selling ... but in the waiting.
In order of importance to me are: 1) the long term trend, 2) the current chart pattern, and 3)picking a good spot to buy or sell.
When I'm bearish and I sell a stock, each sale must be at a lower level than the previous sale. When I am buying, the reverse is true. I must buy on a rising scale. I don't buy long stocks on a scale down, I buy on a scale up.
...in respect of riches, no citizen shall ever be wealthy enough to buy another, and none poor enough to be forced to sell himself.
Sell your cleverness and buy bewilderment.
Cleverness is mere opinion. Bewilderment brings intuitive knowledge.
Price fluctuations have only one significant meaning for the true investor.
They provide him with an opportunity to buy wisely when prices fall sharply and to sell wisely when they advance a great deal.
Best way to sell something: don't sell anything.
Earn the awareness, respect and trust of those who might buy.
Buy when the cannons are firing, and sell when the trumpets are blowing
When buying and selling are controlled by legislation, the first things to be bought and sold are legislators.
The basic concept of value to a private owner and being motivated when you're buying and selling securities by reference to intrinsic value instead of price momentum - I don't think that will ever be outdated.
Even in those earlier times, finding the really outstanding companies and staying with them through all the fluctuations of a gyrating market proved far more profitable to far more people than did the more colorful practice of trying to buy them cheap and sell them dear.
People are not like a business. You can’t buy and sell them like so much property. You can’t lock them up in a vault and expect them to appreciate it.
I never hesitate to tell a man that I am bullish or bearish.
But I do not tell people to buy or sell any particular stock. In a bear market all stocks go down and in a bull market they go up.
After all, the chief business of the American people is business.
They are profoundly concerned with producing, buying, selling, investing and prospering in the world.