I finally have some time alone to write a post. It has been a busy week. Not easy when you have 2 kids with no domestic helper. You can’t really have much alone time to surf the internet.

I came across the below post and the poem as mentioned in the article.

  • Warren Buffett says investors should heed this 19th-century poem when the market is crashing (read here)

If written by the British Nobel laureate Rudyard Kipling in 1895.

The poem is actually much longer (than what is shown below – in blue). However, I think the first few sentences of the poem are pertinent to investing in the stock market.

If you can keep your head when all about you   
    Are losing theirs and blaming it on you,  
When running in the other direction becomes second nature to you …