Inspirational caution quotes will challenge the way you think, and help guide you through any life experience.
Most Famous Caution Quotes
It does not dwell on dreams and forget to live.
An investment in knowledge pays the best interest. Benjamin Franklin
People find it far easier to forgive others for being wrong than being right.
Bottoms in the investment world don’t end with four-year lows; they end with 10 or 15 year lows. Jim Rogers
It is my belief that the truth is generally preferable to lies.
I will tell you how to become rich. Close the doors. Be fearful when others are greedy. Be greedy when others are fearful. Warren Buffett
While we may come from different places and speak in different tongues, our hearts beat as one.
With a good perspective on history, we can have a better understanding of the past and present, and thus a clear vision of the future. Carlos Slim Helu
Numbing the pain for a while will make it worse when you finally feel it.
It’s not whether you’re right or wrong that’s important, but how much money you make when you’re right and how much you lose when you’re wrong. George Soros
Curiosity is not a sin, but we should exercise caution with our curiosity.
Don’t look for the needle in the haystack. Just buy the haystack! John Bogle
I sometimes find, and I am sure you know the feeling, that I simply have too many thoughts and memories crammed into my mind.
I don’t look to jump over seven foot bars; I look around for one foot bars that I can step over. Warren Buffett
It matters not what someone is born, but what they grow to be.
The stock market is filled with individuals who know the price of everything, but the value of nothing. Philip Fisher
The truth: It is a beautiful and terrible thing, and should therefore be treated with caution.
In investing, what is comfortable is rarely profitable. Robert Arnott
Youth can not know how age thinks and feels, but old men are guilty if they forget what it is to be young.
How many millionaires do you know who have become wealthy by investing in savings accounts? I rest my case. Robert G. Allen
It is the unknown we fear when we look upon death and darkness. Nothing more.
If there is one common theme to the vast range of the world’s financial crises, it is that excessive debt accumulation, whether by the government, banks, corporations, or consumers, often poses greater systemic risks than it seems during a boom. Carmen Reinhart
To the well organized mind, death is but the next great adventure.
We don’t prognosticate macroeconomic factors, we’re looking at our companies from a bottom up perspective on their long-run prospects of returning. Mellody Hobson
Where your treasure is, there your heart will be also.
Courage taught me that no matter how bad a crisis gets any sound investment will eventually pay off. Carlos Slim Helu
It is our choices, Harry, that show what we truly are, far more than our abilities.
The individual investor should act consistently as an investor and not as a speculator. Ben Graham
Perhaps those who are best suited to power are those who have never sought it.
The biggest risk of all is not taking one. Mellody Hobson
Of course it is happening inside your head, Harry, but why on earth should that mean that it is not real?
Returns matter a lot. It’s our capital. Abigail Johnson
Differences of habit and language are nothing at all if our aims are identical and our hearts are open.
It’s not how much money you make, but how much money you keep, how hard it works for you, and how many generations you keep it for. Robert Kiyosaki
It is important to fight and fight again, and keep fighting, for only then can evil be kept at bay though never quite eradicated.
Know what you own, and know why you own it. Peter Lynch
The best of us sometimes eat our words.
Financial peace isn’t the acquisition of stuff. It’s learning to live on less than you make, so you can give money back and have money to invest. You can’t win until you do this. Dave Ramsey
We must all face the choice between what is right, and what is easy.
Investing should be more like watching paint dry or watching grass grow. If you want excitement, take $800 and go to Las Vegas. Paul Samuelson
One can never have enough socks.
The four most dangerous words in investing are, it’s different this time. Sir John Templeton
Killing is not as easy as the innocent believe.
Wide diversification is only required when investors do not understand what they are doing. Warren Buffett
Do not pity the dead, Harry. Pity the living and above all, those who live without love.
The most contrarian thing of all is not to oppose the crowd but to think for yourself. Peter Thiel
You think the dead we loved truly ever leave us? You think we don’t recall them more clearly in times of great trouble?
Better to be safe than sorry. Samuel Lover
We are only as strong as we are united, as weak as we are divided.
Beware the person with nothing to lose. Italian Proverb
As much money and life as you could want! The two things most human beings would choose above all the trouble is, humans do have a knack of choosing precisely those things that are worst for them.
Fish don’t get caught in deep water. Malay Proverb
Have you any idea how much tyrants fear the people they oppress? All of them realize that one day, amongst their many victims, there is sure to be one that rises against them and strikes back!
Because we focused on the snake, we missed the scorpion. Egyptian Proverb
Let us step out into the night and pursue that flighty temptress, adventure.
He that scatters thorns, let him not go barefoot. Benjamin Franklin
We must try not to sink beneath our anguish but battle on.
Ill weeds grow fast. John Heywood
It takes a great deal of bravery to stand up to our enemies, but just as much to stand up to our friends.
Penny wise, pound foolish. Robert Burton
For in dreams we enter a world that is entirely our own. Let them swim in the deepest ocean or glide over the highest cloud.
Hear reason or she will make you feel her. Benjamin Franklin
This pain is part of being human. The fact that you can feel pain like this is your greatest strength.
If you call one wolf, you invite the pack. Bulgarian Proverb
Music, a magic beyond all we do here!
Only a fool tests the water with both feet. African Proverb
Happiness can be found, even in the darkest of times, if one only remembers to turn on the light.
When in doubt, do nothing. George John Whyte Melville