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Spend at least as much time researching a stock as you would choosing a refrigerator.

- Peter Lynch





Spend at least as much time researching a stock as you would choosing a refrigerator.

- Peter Lynch



Stocks are a safe bet, but only if you stay invested long enough to ride out the corrections.

- Peter Lynch



Far more money has been lost by investors preparing for corrections, or trying to anticipate corrections, than has been lost in corrections themselves.

- Peter Lynch



In stocks as in romance, ease of divorce is not a sound basis for commitment.

- Peter Lynch



Average investors can become experts in their own field and can pick winning stocks as effectively as Wall Street professionals by doing just a little research.

- Peter Lynch



Know what you own, and know why you own it.

- Peter Lynch



The trick is not to learn to trust your gut feelings, but rather to discipline yourself to ignore them. Stand by your stocks as long as the fundamental story of the company hasn’t changed.

- Peter Lynch



Time is on your side when you own shares of superior companies.

- Peter Lynch



Owning stocks is like having children – Don't get involved with more than you can handle.

- Peter Lynch



Never invest in any idea you can't illustrate with a crayon.

- Peter Lynch