My Favorite Quotes
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 Arthur Levitt - “The best companies, the most solidly managed companies, are ones that are managed for the future that don't focus on the price of the shares.”
 Steven Levitt - “Betting on sports is actually a lot more like playing the stock market than it is the other games at the casino. Because in the end, what dictates whether you win at sports is skill.”
 Mark Levitt - “The way that Zola was so productive reminds me of a wounded soldier who takes out more of the bad guys than ever before. When he finally had to give up his work, he went quickly.”
 Arthur Levitt - “This is outrageous that just two months ago, a public offering was done. Major banking institutions simply were asleep at the switch. There was clearly wrongdoing here that neither the accountants nor the underwriters nor the principal owners had any idea of.”
 Larry Levitt - “It doesn't last forever, and 600 or 700 a month is a lot to pay when someone has lost their income.”
 Joseph Gordon-Levitt - “When I was a teenager I loved acting, but I really just loved it for myself. I didn't like the fact that anyone else saw the work I was doing.”
 Joseph Gordon-Levitt - “Most scripts are bad. I read a lot of them.”
 Joseph Gordon-Levitt - “If you're going to put yourself above everybody else, you might end up alone.”
 Joseph Gordon-Levitt - “I was such a big Dustin Hoffman fan when I was young.”
 Arthur Levitt - “What must occur is a greater recognition by investors of their individual responsibility.”
 Arthur Levitt - “Promoting the interaction of orders remains one of the most difficult, but crucially important, challenges we face concerning our national market system.”
 Arthur Levitt - “One way for investors to protect themselves from a rapid change in the price of a stock is to use a limit order rather than a market order.”
 Arthur Levitt - “Investors should start with a view of skepticism. They should become intellectual investors rather than emotional investors. They should be careful, and they should be skeptical.”
 Arthur Levitt - “I think we have got to start thinking about banding together in terms of interested groups.”
 Arthur Levitt - “Although the Internet makes it seem as if you have a direct connection to the securities market, you don't. Lines may clog systems may break orders may back-up.”
 Arthur Levitt - “It is time for the U.S. securities market to make this change,”
 Arthur Levitt - “Sandy reacted to his times, and Chuck Prince is going to have to determine what his times are and how he should deal with that era.”
 Larry Levitt - “Once you start to become the butt of Jay Leno's jokes, ... you know you are in trouble.”
 Arthur Levitt - “We are not looking for a bit of window dressing on the same old recycled gobbledygook, ... We expect you to do whatever it takes to speak to investors in a language they understand -- English.”
 Arthur Levitt - “Over the past two decades, we have clearly seen an erosion of ethical values.”
 Larry Levitt - “As long as the growth in health insurance premiums far outpaces the growth in wages, the erosion in the workplace will continue.”
 Arthur Levitt - “I worry the best execution may be compromised by payment for order flow, internalization, and certain other practices that can present conflicts between the interests of brokers and their customers.”
 Arthur Levitt - “I think that the failures of Enron and WorldCom and other companies are partially failures of investors to recognize companies that are selling for a thousand times nothing, but chances are they may be worth only that.”
 Arthur Levitt - “We all understand that directors aren't required to guarantee that their fund has the lowest fees, ... But they are required to ask whether fund investors are getting their money's worth. What do independent directors know about management's costs and their profitability”
 Arthur Levitt - “Now, we all understand that directors aren't required to guarantee that their fund has the lowest fees, ... But they are required to ask whether fund investors are getting their money's worth.”

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