If you’ve read these pages for any period of time, you’ll know that back in 2007 I wrote a personal investment thesis that came in at about 7,000 words. While not as pithy as some might argue for, it contains some of the best and most pertinent quotations that articulate my investing philosophy. By no means is it original; in fact, it’s a mash-up of knowledge from some of the brightest and most successful investors of the past 100 years.
Inherently, the pages are littered with what could be considered investing clichés. Here’s why that’s important.