The secret to value investing is patience, and that’s usually are in short supply these days. Since true value investors buy beaten down undervalued stocks, they need to patiently wait, may be for years for the true value to be recognized.
“You can’t make a baby in a month by getting nine women pregnant” _Warren Buffett
“Successful investing requires a crazy combination of gumption and patience, and then being ready to pounce when the opportunity presents itself, because in this world opportunities just don’t last very long” _Charlie Munger, Vice Chairman, Berkshire Hathaway Inc.
“Throughout all my years of investing I’ve found that the big money was never made in the buying or the selling. The big money was made in the waiting” _Jessie Livermore, American stock trader