Valuation Quotes

Valuation Quotes by Jack London, John Neff, Seth Klarman, Robert D. Arnott, Laura Ingalls Wilder, Richard Grossman and many others.

Man rarely places a proper valuation upon his womankind

Man rarely places a proper valuation upon his womankind, at least not until deprived of them.
Jack London
I don’t read, much less follow, the valuations or predictions. I study the numbers.
John Neff
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
Seth Klarman
History teaches that when valuations are extreme, “mean reversion,” a move towards historical norms, is likely. Once value stocks turn, the recovery can be fast and intense.
Robert D. Arnott
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.
Laura Ingalls Wilder
I write about life as it exists within houses and on the streets. And there’s nothing, hopefully, in any of my characterizations or in any of my plottings or in any of my valuations that doesn’t ring true to life. I’m a novelist. I’m not a theoretician.
Richard Grossman
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.
Jack London
I am not naive enough to settle for anything less than a reasonable valuation of my worth.
Roy Keane
Nothing turns off an investor more than when an entrepreneur comes in with a ridiculous valuation.
Kevin Harrington
If you have information that a company is not as good as its stock market valuation, you don’t have a way to sell that stock unless you already own it. And so that information doesn’t get incorporated in the company’s stock price as fast if you don’t allow short selling.
Robert F. Engle
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
George Bernard Shaw
What I expect from any work of art is that it surprises me, that it violates my customary valuations of things and offers me other, unexpected ones.
Jean Dubuffet
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.
Will Durant
The code of Manu differs from the bible. By means of it the nobles, the philosophers, and the warriors keep the whip hand over the majority. It is full of noble valuations; it shows a feeling of perfection, an acceptance of life, and triumphant feeling toward self and life.
Friedrich Nietzsche
All the seemingly positive valuations and judgments of ressentiment are hidden devaluations and negations.
Max Scheler
Like all sciences and all valuations, the psychology of women has hitherto been considered only from the point of view of men.
Karen Horney
Tell me what a person finds sexually attractive and I will tell you their entire philosophy of life. Show me the person they sleep with and I will tell you their valuation of themselves.
Ayn Rand
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.
Mark Twain
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.
Seth Klarman
High valuations entail high risks.
Benjamin Graham
The strictly logical mind is usually if not always at fault in its valuations of that defiantly illogical thing known as human nature.
Oscar W. Firkins
The world is terribly apt to take people at their own valuation.
Amelia B. Edwards
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.
John Owen
As every bookie knows instinctively, a number such as reliability – a qualitative rather than a quantitative measure – is needed to make the valuation of information practically useful.
Hans Christian von Baeyer
They [Chinese] have very smart, experienced people. I don’t want to paint them all with the same brush. There was a little bit of a feeling that the stock market, which went from something like $4 trillion in valuation to $10 trillion, that the Chinese wanted that.
Jamie Dimon
I think there are a lot of companies that are staying private longer. Much more of their growth is happening while they are on the private side. So their valuations are hitting $1 billion while they are still private more often.
David Sze
The dominant factors affecting control valuations are earning power (past and prospective) and asset values.
Warren Buffett
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.
Warren Buffett
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.
Ashwin Sanghi
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.
Jack Gleeson
It has therewith come to be recognized that the history of moral valuations is at the same time the history of an error, the error of responsibility, which is based upon the error of the freedom of will.
Friedrich Nietzsche
Valuation is vague and arbitrary, when there is no assurance that it will be generally acquiesced in by others.
Jean-Baptiste Say
I think there are some groups of stocks that are highly vulnerable because they’re in cuckoo land in terms of valuations.
Marc Faber
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.
Albert Einstein
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.
Andy Grove
This sentiment of self-contempt is a frequent one in young people of both sexes. Their valuation of themselves varies as much as the barometer, and is as much affected by outward causes.
Humphry Davy
The true end users of Facebook are the marketers who want to reach and influence us. They are Facebook’s paying customers; we are the product. And we are its workers. The countless hours that we – and the young, particularly – spend on our profiles are the unpaid labor on which Facebook justifies its stock valuation.
Douglas Rushkoff
It’s a complex fate, being an American, and one of the responsibilities it entails is fighting against a superstitious valuation of Europe.
Henry James
Managers and investors alike must understand that accounting numbers are the beginning, not the end, of business valuation.
Warren Buffett
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.
Benjamin Graham
Everything that can be counted does not necessarily count; everything that counts cannot necessarily be counted.
Albert Einstein