28 Famous Quotes About Real Estate Investing

28 Famous Quotes About Real Estate Investing 2024

Real estate investing has long been a popular way to secure wealth and financial stability. There are countless stories of people who have made their fortunes through smart investments in real estate. Quotes about real estate investing offer great insight into the industry and its potential for success. By hearing words of wisdom from experienced investors, novice real estate investors can gain valuable knowledge to help them succeed in their endeavors.

Latest updated. February 5, 2024

28 Quotes About Real Estate Investing

These 28 thought-provoking real estate investing quotes may stir up some inspiration for the real estate investors out there:

“The first principle is that you must not fool yourself and you are the easiest person to fool.” —Richard P. Feynman

“There’s so much disagreement about investing, and it’s because nobody knows.” —Robert J. Shiller

“Worry is not a sickness but a sign of health—if you are not worried, you are not risking enough.” —The Zurich Axioms: The rules of risk and reward used by generations of Swiss bankers

“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

28 Famous Real Estate Investing Quotes
28 Famous Quotes About Real Estate Investing

“Be fearful when others are greedy. Be greedy when others are fearful.” —Warren Buffett

“… I point out that many of the more successful entrepreneurs seem to be suffering from a mild form of Asperger’s where it’s like you’re missing the imitation, socialization gene.” —Peter Thiel

“As a bull market continues, almost anything you buy goes up. It makes you feel that investing in stocks is a very easy and safe and that you’re a financial genius.” —Ron Chernow

“In poker, the bulk of what goes on is watching. An experienced player will choose to play only about 20% of the hands they are dealt, forfeiting the other 80% of the hands before even getting past the first round of betting. That means about 80% of the time is spent just watching other people play.” —Annie Duke

“Human behavior cannot be predicted. Distrust anyone who claims to know the future, however dimly.” —The Zurich Axioms

“Going through chemo is like investing money in a retirement account. You feel the hit right now, but later in life, you get to reap the benefits—by still being alive.” —Regina Brett

“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

“If you don’t own a home, buy one. If you own a home, buy another one. If you own two homes, buy a third. And lend your relatives the money to buy a home.” -John Paulson

“Most people think buying is investing, but they’re wrong [it] doesn’t make you an investor any more than buying groceries makes you a chef.” -Gary Keller

“The best time to buy a house is always five years ago” -Ray Brown

“Risk comes from not knowing what your doing.” -Warren Buffett

“If you don’t control your environment somebody else will.” -Grant Cardone

“Don’t look for the needle in the haystack. Just buy the haystack!” -Jack Bogle

“We don’t have to be smarter than the rest. We have to be more disciplined than the rest.” -Warren Buffett

“Real estate investing, even on a very small scale, remains a tried and true means of building an individual’s cash flow and wealth.” -Robert Kiyosaki

A man complained that [on] his way home to dinner he had every day to pass through that long field of his neighbor’s. I advised him to buy it, and it would never seem long again.” -Ralph Waldo Emerson

“The best investment on earth is earth.” -Louis Glickman

28 Famous Quotes About Real Estate Investing
28 Famous Quotes About Real Estate Investing

“Real estate cannot be lost or stolen, nor can it be carried away. Purchased with common sense, paid for in full, and managed with reasonable care, it is about the safest investment in the world.” -Franklin D. Roosevelt

“Buying real estate is not only the best way, the quickest way, the safest way, but the only way to become wealthy.” -Marshall Field

“Landlords grow rich in their sleep without working…” -John Stuart Mill

“Ninety percent of all millionaires become so through owning real estate.” -Andrew Carnegie

I would give a thousand furlongs of sea for an acre of barren ground.” -Shakespeare

“Land monopoly is not only monopoly, but it is by far the greatest of monopolies; it is a perpetual monopoly, and it is the mother of all other forms of monopoly.” -Winston Churchill

“He is not a full man who does not own a piece of land.” -Hebrew Proverb


“Buy land, they’re not making it anymore.” -Mark Twain

“The wise young man or wage earner of today invests his money in real estate.” -Andrew Carnegie

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Final Words

A complete diary post just for fun! The history of investments in real estate has also evolved and opened up new opportunities over the years. Becoming a pro usually involves doing what others won’t do. It’s not always talent that wins but time and hard labor. But to get ahead, you need to get started! Reading books and real estate quotes won’t get you started, but taking action will.

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