Like all sciences and all valuations, the psychology of women has hitherto been considered only from the point of view of men.— Karen Horney
Most Powerful Valuation quotations
Managers and investors alike must understand that accounting numbers are the beginning, not the end, of business valuation.
Nothing turns off an investor more than when an entrepreneur comes in with a ridiculous valuation.
All the seemingly positive valuations and judgments of ressentiment are hidden devaluations and negations.
It is a good idea sometimes to think of the importance and dignity of our every-day duties. It keeps them from being so tiresome; besides, others are apt take us at our own valuation.
And how have I lived? Frankly and openly, though crudely.
I have not been afraid of life. I have not shrunk from it. I have taken it for what it was at its own valuation. And I have not been ashamed of it. Just as it was, it was mine.
Money values do not simply mirror the state of affairs in the real world;
valuation is a positive act that makes an impact on the course of events. Monetary and real phenomena are connected in a reflexive fashion; that is, they influence each other mutually. The reflexive relationship manifests itself most clearly in the use and abuse of credit.
When a new idea comes our way, we must put it on our mental scales and weigh it carefully before deciding its value.
Selling, in particular, can be a challenge;
many investors are tempted to become more optimistic when a security is performing well. This temptation must be resisted; tax considerations aside, when a security reaches full valuation, there is no longer a reason to own it.
High valuations entail high risks.
Science without philosophy, facts without perspective and valuation, cannot save us from havoc and despair. Science gives us knowledge, but only philosophy can give us wisdom.
The strictly logical mind is usually if not always at fault in its valuations of that defiantly illogical thing known as human nature.
I think there are some groups of stocks that are highly vulnerable because they're in cuckoo land in terms of valuations.
A genius is a person who is seeing further and probing deeper than other people has a different set of ethical valuations from their and has energy enough to give effect to this extra vision and its valuations in whatever manner best suits his or her
Asset values and earning power are the dominant factors affecting the valuation of a controlling interest in a business. Market price, which governs valuation of minority interest positions, is of little or no importance in valuing a controlling interest.
We are not so brazen as to believe that we can perfectly calibrate valuation;
determining risk and return for any investment remains an art not an exact science
Valuation is vague and arbitrary, when there is no assurance that it will be generally acquiesced in by others.
The ideal form of common stock analysis leads to a valuation of the issue which can be compared with the current price to determine whether or not the security is an attractive purchase.
Though it is very easy to do valuations, eyeballs and brand prominence surveys, you should never allow any of them to influence the balance sheet.
The dominant factors affecting control valuations are earning power (past and prospective) and asset values.
The dreamer's valuation of a thing lost - not another man's - is the only standard to measure it by, and his grief for it makes it large and great and fine, and is worthy of our reverence in all cases.
The world is terribly apt to take people at their own valuation.
I do not believe that a moral philosophy can ever be founded on a scientific basis. … The valuation of life and all its nobler expressions can only come out of the soul’s yearning toward its own destiny. Every attempt to reduce ethics to scientific formulas must fail. Of that I am perfectly convinced.
Groupon looked like a very high valuation, but any investment in a great company at any stage is almost always a good investment.
Having ones image, and effectively, life, democratized, dehumanizes and sometimes objectifies it into an entertainment product. What sort of valuation of the ego would one have once youve let it been preyed upon by the public for years and years? Perhaps, it becomes truly just skin and bones.
The stronghold of the contemplation of Christ's glory affords the soul rest, for it will be made evident that our troubles grow on the root of an over-valuation of temporal things. The mind is its own greatest troubler.
The boom was healthy too, even with its excesses.
Because what this incredible valuation craze did was draw untold sums of billions of dollars into building the Internet infrastructure. The hundreds of billions of dollars that got invested in telecommunications, for example.
I don't read, much less follow, the valuations or predictions. I study the numbers.
He who acts under an emotional impulse also acts.
What distinguishes an emotional action from other actions is the valuation of input and output. Emotions disarrange valuations. Inflamed with passion, man sees the goal as more desirable and the price he has to pay for it as less burdensome than he would in cool deliberation.
Earnings can be pliable as putty when a charlatan heads the company reporting them.
I am not naive enough to settle for anything less than a reasonable valuation of my worth.
The conception of perfect service is constantly expanding and must be handled by broad and liberal minded men who put equity and fairness above gain-who put a proper valuation upon a satisfied customer as an asset running into the thousands of dollars, and who love a job thoroughly well done and get a kick out of doing it.
It is a very high goal which, with our weak powers, we can reach only very inadequately, but which gives a sure foundation to our aspirations and valuations.
I have never compromised on fundamentals.
I've always believed in focusing on creating value and not valuation.
But the whim we have of happiness is somewhat thus.
By certain valuations, and averages, of our own striking, we come upon some sort of average terrestrial lot; this we fancy belongs to us by nature, and of indefeasible rights. It is simple payment of our wages, of our deserts; requires neither thanks nor complaint. Foolish soul! What act of legislature was there that thou shouldst be happy? A little while ago thou hadst no right to be at all.