Long Term Thinking Quotes

Most popular long-term thinking quotes

Our favourite holding period is forever.


Someone is sitting in the shade today because someone planted a tree a long time ago.


We need to learn to set our course by the stars, not by the lights of every passing ship.
Only buy something that you'd be perfectly happy to hold if the market shut down for ten years.


Every decision, other than those essential to secure food, shelter, and clothing, should be made based upon its effect a hundred years hence.
Democracy is not a matter of sentiment, but of foresight. Any system that doesn't take the long run into account will burn itself out in the short run.


The ultimate test of man's conscience may be his willingness to sacrifice something today for future generations whose words of thanks will not be heard.


I never attempt to make money on the stock market. I buy on the assumption that they could close the market the next day and not reopen it for five years.