"Real estate cannot be lost or stolen, nor can it be carried away. Purchased with common sense, paid for in full, and managed with reasonable care, it is about the safest investment in the world."
- Franklin D. Roosevelt, U.S. president
"Ninety percent of all millionaires become so through owning real estate. More money has been made in real estate than in all industrial investments combined. The wise young man or wage earner of today invests his money in real estate."
- Andrew Carnegie, billionaire industrialist
"Buy land, they're not making it anymore."
- Mark Twain, writer and humorist
"Don't wait to buy real estate. Buy real estate and wait."
- Will Rogers, actor and humorist
"Every person who invests in well-selected real estate in a growing section of a prosperous community adopts the surest and safest method of becoming independent, for real estate is the basis of wealth." - Theodore Roosevelt, U.S. president
"It is a comfortable feeling to know that you stand on your own ground. Land is about the only thing that can't fly away."
- Anthony Trollope, novelist
"Now, one thing I tell everyone is learn about real estate. Repeat after me: real estate provides the highest returns, the greatest values and the least risk."
- Armstrong Williams, entrepreneur
Real estate investors need to stay hungry, humble and motivated in any market. Hopefully these quotes will help prospective investors and veterans alike.