Following winners is natural. These names represent the investing themes liked by readtheticker.com: Richard Wyckoff, Jesse Livermore, Richard Ney, William Gann, Jim Hurst, Sir John Templeton, Peter Lynch and William J O'Neil. These are the best gunslingers!
"Keep the number of stocks you own to a controllable number. It is hard to herd cats, and it is hard to track many securities. Take your losses quickly and do not brood about them. Try to learn from them but mistakes are as inevitable as death." ~ Jesse Livermore
"Until an hour before the Devil fell, God thought him beautiful in Heaven." ~ Arthur Miller, "The Crucible" [Contrarian Investing]
"Markets are designed to allow individuals to look after their private needs and to pursue profit. It's really a great invention and I wouldn't under-estimate the value of that, but they're not designed to take care of social needs." ~ George Soros
"Because of the extreme challenge, one must commit full attention to it." Market speculation is "no different than trying to be a successful doctor or lawyer ... you simply must devote yourself full-time to the study of your craft." ~ Bernard Baruch
"The financial markets generally are unpredictable. So that one has to have different scenarios... The idea that you can actually predict what's going to happen contradicts my way of looking at the market." ~ George Soros