10 Best Real Estate and Investment Quotes

10 Best Real Estate and Investment Quotes

Real estate and investment quotes can be helpful for some who want to invest themselves in a profitable way. Here is a list of the top 10 real estate and investment quotes that we’ve found helpful over our years in the industry.

The best investment on Earth is Earth.

The best investment on earth

Louis J. Glickman (1905–99) was a New York-based real estate investor and philanthropist.

Don’t worry about failure, you only have to be right once.

Andrew W. Houston is an American Internet entrepreneur, and the co-founder and CEO of Dropbox, an online backup and storage service. According to Forbes, his net worth is about $2.2 billion. Houston held 24.4 percent voting power in Dropbox before filing for IPO in February 2018.

There are no secrets to success. It is the result of preparation, hard work, and learning from failure.

Learning from failure

Colin Luther Powell was an American politician, statesman, diplomat, and United States Army officer who served as the 65th United States Secretary of State from 2001 to 2005. He was the first African-American Secretary of State

Business opportunities are like buses, there’s always another one coming.

Business Opportunities

Sir Richard Charles Nicholas Branson is a British billionaire entrepreneur and business magnate. In the 1970s he founded the Virgin Group, which today controls more than 400 companies in various fields. Branson expressed his desire to become an entrepreneur at a young age.

Buy land, they’re not making it anymore.

Buy Land

Samuel Langhorne Clemens, known by his pen name Mark Twain, was an American writer, humorist, entrepreneur, publisher, and lecturer. He was lauded as the “greatest humorist the United States has produced,” and William Faulkner called him “the father of American literature”.

If opportunity doesn’t knock, build a door.

If opportunity doesn't knock

Milton Berle was an American comedian and actor. Berle’s career as an entertainer spanned over 80 years, first in silent films and on stage as a child actor, then in radio, movies, and television.

The intelligent investor is a realist who sells to optimists and buys from pessimists.

The intelligent investor

Benjamin Graham was a British-born American economist, professor, and investor. He is widely known as the “father of value investing”, and wrote two of the founding texts in neoclassical investing: Security Analysis with David Dodd, and The Intelligent Investor.

Don’t look for the needle in the haystack, just buy the haystack.

Don't search for the needle in the haystack

John Clifton “Jack” Bogle was an American investor, business magnate, and philanthropist. He was the founder and chief executive of The Vanguard Group, and is credited with creating the first index fund.

The biggest risk of all is not making one.

The biggest risk

Mellody Hobson is an American businesswoman who is President and co-CEO of Ariel Investments, and the chairwoman of Starbucks Corporation. She is the former chairwoman of DreamWorks Animation, having stepped down after negotiating the acquisition of DreamWorks Animation SKG, Inc., by NBCUniversal in August 2016.

Whenever you see a successful business, someone once made a courageous decision.


Peter Ferdinand Drucker was an Austrian-American management consultant, educator, and author, whose writings contributed to the philosophical and practical foundations of the modern business corporation.