Ben Graham was an original thinker as well as a clear thinker. He had high ethical standards and was modest and unassuming. of a kind. I worked for him for nearly 10 years as a security analyst.
In re-reading the preface to the first edition of Security Analysis, I am impressed all over again with Ben’s views. I quote . . . "[W]e are concerned chiefly with concepts, methods, standards, principles, and above all with logical reasoning. We have stressed theory not for itself alone but for its value in practice. We have tried to avoid prescribing standards which are too stringent to follow or technical methods which are more trouble than they are worth."
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