Quotes by Bernard Baruch

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.

Bernard Baruch

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

Bernard Baruch

I made my money by selling too soon.

Bernard Baruch

Only as you do know yourself can your brain serve you as a sharp and efficient tool. Know your own failings, passions, and prejudices so you can separate them from what you see.

Bernard Baruch

To me, old age is always 15 years older than I am.

Bernard Baruch

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