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58 Rakesh Jhunjhunwala Quotes on Success (INVESTOR)

Top 10 Most Famous Rakesh Jhunjhunwala Quotes (BEST)

“Apart from being motivation for themselves, I think big givers should also talk about their philanthropy so that their work and their success stories prove inspirational enough for many others to follow.”

Rakesh Jhunjhunwala
You know, a balance-sheet is like a bikini, it shows more but it hides what is vital. I learned to read a balance sheet and then I got fascinated by stocks.
You know, a balance-sheet is like a bikini, it shows more but it hides what is vital. I learned to read a balance sheet and then I got fascinated by stocks.
In commodities, when prices go up, demand goes down. In stocks, when prices go up, demand goes up.
In commodities, when prices go up, demand goes down. In stocks, when prices go up, demand goes up.
There can be no greater well wisher for me in life than my mother.
There can be no greater well wisher for me in life than my mother.

“If I have a fever, I take a Crocin but my wife calls a doctor, my mother calls a doctor. Similarly, investing is not something which a doctor or a lawyer or Internet specialist can really understand. Take professional advice, plan.”

Rakesh Jhunjhunwala
I have far less than what people think, but far more than I need.
I have far less than what people think, but far more than I need.
I think true love - love, wine and beauty, they better with age.
I think true love – love, wine and beauty, they better with age.

“My personal opinion is that when the economy does well, anybody who has a deposit franchise will survive and grow because how can you lend if you do not have a deposit franchise?”

Rakesh Jhunjhunwala
I am an optimist by nature and I reserve the right to be wrong.
I am an optimist by nature and I reserve the right to be wrong.
I reflected a lot, I thought a lot on my 50th birthday. It has been one of the most important birthdays in my life, not in terms of celebration but in terms of retrospect.
I reflected a lot, I thought a lot on my 50th birthday. It has been one of the most important birthdays in my life, not in terms of celebration but in terms of retrospect.

4 Wise Rakesh Jhunjhunwala Quotes to Live by (WISDOM)

The biggest quest to learn anything is curiosity. If you are curious about something, you will go and dig.
The biggest quest to learn anything is curiosity. If you are curious about something, you will go and dig.
When there's doom and gloom, don't forget there's darkness before dawn.
When there’s doom and gloom, don’t forget there’s darkness before dawn.
Growth comes from chaos, not order.
Growth comes from chaos, not order.
Impossible is the word for fools in my dictionary.
Impossible is the word for fools in my dictionary.

10 Rakesh Jhunjhunwala Quotes that Will Make You Think

I've lived the world on my own terms. I do what I enjoy. I enjoy what I do.
I’ve lived the world on my own terms. I do what I enjoy. I enjoy what I do.
I am extremely bullish in the longer period.
I am extremely bullish in the longer period.
I have a drink everyday in the evening.
I have a drink everyday in the evening.
I do not think, like people say, that I am a guru or I know everything.
I do not think, like people say, that I am a guru or I know everything.
Films are getting expensive by the day. They are making more money by the day.
Films are getting expensive by the day. They are making more money by the day.
I started my life with Rs 5,000.
I started my life with Rs 5,000.
I love to read and watch movies.
I love to read and watch movies.
I'm not a clone of anybody. I'm Rakesh Jhunjhunwala.
I’m not a clone of anybody. I’m Rakesh Jhunjhunwala.
I don't think Indian e-commerce companies have an evolved business model.
I don’t think Indian e-commerce companies have an evolved business model.
Believe me, I do not go to Delhi, I do not know anybody in Delhi.
Believe me, I do not go to Delhi, I do not know anybody in Delhi.

7 Rakesh Jhunjhunwala Quotes on Markets and Women

“In my 25-30 years of experience in the markets, just as you cannot have a good relationship with a woman by bullying her, you cannot have a good relationship with the market by trying to bully it or say that you are the king. Market is king.”

Rakesh Jhunjhunwala
I have two interests in life - markets and women. Both are concerned with four letter words - markets with the risk and woman with love.
I have two interests in life – markets and women. Both are concerned with four letter words – markets with the risk and woman with love.

“You can never predict how market will react. You can model it. You may try to predict it, but weather and markets and risk, only God knows because only he has seen tomorrow.”

Rakesh Jhunjhunwala
But I can tell you markets are like women, always commanding, always mysterious, always volatile, always exciting and it is not a joke.
But I can tell you markets are like women, always commanding, always mysterious, always volatile, always exciting and it is not a joke.
The markets are like a weather; you may not like it but you have to bear it.
The markets are like a weather; you may not like it but you have to bear it.
Markets go up not because there is abundance of buyers, but because there is a lack of sellers.
Markets go up not because there is abundance of buyers, but because there is a lack of sellers.
Everything which is good in life is dicey, including pretty girls.
Everything which is good in life is dicey, including pretty girls.

3 Rakesh Jhunjhunwala Quotes on Equity

In India, one has to have faith in equity. What are the alternatives - real estate, debt If debt can give you 6 percent, equity can give you 15 percent.
In India, one has to have faith in equity. What are the alternatives – real estate, debt? If debt can give you 6 percent, equity can give you 15 percent.
I myself am a private equity investor.
I myself am a private equity investor.
Ultimately savings have to go somewhere and I think they will find their home in financial markets and within financial markets, a large part in equity.
Ultimately savings have to go somewhere and I think they will find their home in financial markets and within financial markets, a large part in equity.

2 Rakesh Jhunjhunwala Quotes on COVID

“These dire predictions of COVID are behind us. Covid is getting milder and people are learning to treat it better. The percentage of deaths is coming down. We are learning to live with it.”

Rakesh Jhunjhunwala
It is not that Covid is going to impede the progress of humanity. It is not as much a changing event as it was being predicted, according to me.
It is not that Covid is going to impede the progress of humanity. It is not as much a changing event as it was being predicted, according to me.

2 Rakesh Jhunjhunwala Quotes on Being Opinionated

I am very opinionated and sometimes a very irritating character but, I have learnt that the quest to learn is a journey, not a destination.
I am very opinionated and sometimes a very irritating character but, I have learnt that the quest to learn is a journey, not a destination.
See, I'm a risk taker. If I feel very opinionated, I can really put the money on the table.
See, I’m a risk taker. If I feel very opinionated, I can really put the money on the table.

4 Rakesh Jhunjhunwala Quotes on Making Mistakes

“I am not afraid of making mistakes. But my mistakes were those that I could afford. That’s very important: mistakes will happen but you must ensure that you keep them within limits you can afford.”

Rakesh Jhunjhunwala
I made many mistakes but my triumphs have received far greater publicity than my failures.
I made many mistakes but my triumphs have received far greater publicity than my failures.

“You can’t make money on borrowed knowledge. If following Rakesh Jhunjhunwala was all it took to make money, a lot more people would be rich. It requires patience and you learn from mistakes.”

Rakesh Jhunjhunwala
When people talk to you in such glowing terms, that is the time to be very, very alert because the worst of the mistakes are made in the best of the times.
When people talk to you in such glowing terms, that is the time to be very, very alert because the worst of the mistakes are made in the best of the times.

6 Rakesh Jhunjhunwala Quotes About the Stock Market

“I told my father I wanted to go to the stock market. My father reacted by telling me not to ask him or any of his friends for money. He, however, told me that I could live in the house in Mumbai and that if I did not do well in the market I could always earn my livelihood as chartered accountant. This sense of security really drove me in life.”

Rakesh Jhunjhunwala
Insurance, pension reforms are going to be extremely important for the stock market because the kind of money we'll get from that is unbelievable.
Insurance, pension reforms are going to be extremely important for the stock market because the kind of money we’ll get from that is unbelievable.

“If you have a company called x and today you feel the price is very high. Next year it could perform very well but the price may not perform. So in the stock market what happens is buy on the rumor, sell on the news.”

Rakesh Jhunjhunwala
My father was also interested in stocks. When I was a young child, he and his friends would drink in the evening and discuss about the stock market.
My father was also interested in stocks. When I was a young child, he and his friends would drink in the evening and discuss about the stock market.

“My father was a person who always allowed me to do what I wanted but he told me you want to go to a stock market, first get yourself qualified. So, I qualified myself as a chartered accountant and my dad said what do you want to do? I said I want to go to the stock market. He asked what will you do? I said I invest.”

Rakesh Jhunjhunwala
I found the stock market very intriguing because prices used to fluctuate, I used to wonder why the price fluctuates.
I found the stock market very intriguing because prices used to fluctuate, I used to wonder why the price fluctuates.

2 Rakesh Jhunjhunwala Quotes on Government

The world is not going to fall as long as there is confidence in governments and in banking institutions and the financial system.
The world is not going to fall as long as there is confidence in governments and in banking institutions and the financial system.
The government needs to send out a message to the business community that 'we are on your side.'
The government needs to send out a message to the business community that ‘we are on your side.’

2 Rakesh Jhunjhunwala Quotes on Bull Markets

The typical conditions for the birth of a bull market are here you have a changed country, you have a deep fall in growth and everybody is perplexed by the rise of stocks.
The typical conditions for the birth of a bull market are here: you have a changed country, you have a deep fall in growth and everybody is perplexed by the rise of stocks.
I think when markets go up and there is no manipulation in markets and people question the market going up and it keeps going up, that is a true bull market.
I think when markets go up and there is no manipulation in markets and people question the market going up and it keeps going up, that is a true bull market.

3 Rakesh Jhunjhunwala Quotes on India

“Alternatives to oil are coming up. In the long run, it is not going to be as bleak as people are predicting but surely consumption of fuel by automobile sector is going to go down.”

Rakesh Jhunjhunwala
What leads to a growth - skills, demographics, natural resources, democracy, entrepreneurship - India has in abundant measure.
What leads to a growth – skills, demographics, natural resources, democracy, entrepreneurship – India has in abundant measure.
What India needs is ease of doing business and inherent faith in the ability of Indians to catch an opportunity.
What India needs is ease of doing business and inherent faith in the ability of Indians to catch an opportunity.

3 Rakesh Jhunjhunwala Quotes on Family

People will laugh at me, but when they ask me to make a wish for the next life, I will say I want the same parents, same brother and sister, same wife, same friends.
People will laugh at me, but when they ask me to make a wish for the next life, I will say I want the same parents, same brother and sister, same wife, same friends.
I cannot say no for anything to my daughter.
I cannot say no for anything to my daughter.
I want to give more time to my children, my family, to my health.
I want to give more time to my children, my family, to my health.

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