John Bogle has died at age 89

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Indeed, a sad day.

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I believe that a man's leadership is determined by how many people show up at his funeral and how many remember him.

This thread is already a great testament to Mr.Bogle.

RIP Mr. Bogle. Once in a generation you will find a person like you. I salute you.
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Mr. Bogle made a difference in our lives. He made a difference in my life. Rest In Peace and condolences to the Bogle family.
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Jack Bogle is resposible for me taking control of my money management and being successful with it.
Jack Bogle changed an industry and gave the individual investor a simple investment way to become wealthy.
Without Jack Bogle, Fidelity and Schwab and others would not be providing index funds today.
Jack Bogle was a national treasure.j
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thank you, Mr. Bogle
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A sad day today,

I will have an extra shot of tequilla tonight on you my friend, Mr John Bogle.

God speed.



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Thank you, Sir. May the wind be at your back.
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Rest In Peace John Bogle, and thank you. The world has lost a great man today.
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Do not stand at my grave and weep,
I am not there… I do not sleep.
I am the thousand winds that blow…
I am the diamond glints on snow…
I am the sunlight on ripened grain…
I am the gentle autumn rain.
When you waken in the morning’s hush,
I am the swift uplifting rush
Of gentle birds in circling flight…
I am the soft star that shines at night.
Do not stand at my grave and cry—
I am not there… I did not die.
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A great loss, and yet. 89 is a pretty good innings, and he got to see the good he did for the world. If only we were all so lucky.

Vale John Bogle.
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FYI - I modified the thread title.
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My ultimate respect for a man with integrity.
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Mr Bogle was truly an inspiration, living what he preached.

Common Sense on Mutual funds was revelatory for me, finally, the truth!

Vale John C. Bogle, one of the good ones.
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Thank you, Mr. Bogle. And RIP.
I may be biased.
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I am in tears. Thank you, sir.
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A great life lived. RIP
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Thank you, Mr. Bogle, for all that you’ve done. Your good work remains and continues to help us all. May your loved ones be comforted by the memories of your long and well-lived life.
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LadyGeek wrote: Wed Jan 16, 2019 8:29 pm Jack joined this forum on Jan 07, 2008 and posted a total of 20 times.

His posts can be found here: jack bogle
I was checking this link, and here is an extract of one of his last posts (emphasis is mine). That brought tears to my eyes. Yes, Jack, we'll keep singing.
jack bogle wrote: Tue May 15, 2018 9:16 amI’m beginning to age a bit, and stumbled through the first quarter with a bunch of heart and back setbacks. But I’m doing much better now, and eagerly finishing my twelfth book, a history of Vanguard and the index revolution. Assuming that I can get permission from the estate of Johnny Cash, it will be titled, “The Songs I Sang Will Still Be Sung.”
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Very sad news. Shocking actually, because Mr. Bogle continued to be so active and vital. He made a very meaningful difference in the lives and financial security of so many people. His philosophy brought together everyone who has shared and learned so much in this forum. RIP, and peace and comfort to his family.
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LadyGeek wrote: Wed Jan 16, 2019 9:59 pm FYI - I modified the thread title.
Thank you Lady Geek, much more respectable.
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Never before have the words of one individual created such a stirring to action in my life. I will be forever grateful for this selfless man and be perpetually encouraged as I remember what a difference a just ideal, championed for many years, can make in the world.

Rest In Peace, Jack.
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A great American and a great human being. May he rest in peace and may his family take solace in knowing how many lives he touched.
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A giant! RIP
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He saved countless people from financial predators. I am relatively young and can't imagine a world without index funds, which give me the hope of an early retirement, independence from burdensome work, and security for my family and heirs. Made huge sacrifices so that all of us could be better off - a true hero and an exemplar citizen. Buffett is right - he deserves a statue.

I hope his family knows how much his contributions mean to us.
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RIP Mr. Bogle, a life well lived. An incredible contribution to society.
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It has been an honor to admin for your namesake community for over 10 years. You've done so much good for so many. Thank you, Jack. RIP.
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A very sad day indeed. Something I was hoping not to hear so soon. Jack Bogle has been the guiding light for many years for the investment community. A titan of the industry with no equal. Rest in peace.
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Thank you Mr. Bogle both for what you accomplished and for the kind of life and values you modelled.

Very sad news.
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John Bogle. Thank you so much for all that you did for me and my family. You are a great person.
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God Bless you Jack.
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He was a great man whom the investing world cannot thank enough

Rest In Peace Sir
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Never met the man, but incredibly thankful for his knowledge he passed on to us.
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Thank you Mr. Bogle for all you have done for me, my family, and the investing community. Prayers for you and your family.

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Jack, you changed the world. Thank you for your championing the common investor and for raising a beautiful family. We all love you.
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"If I have seen further it is by standing on the shoulders of Giants like Jack Bogle"

RIP JB.
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RIP to Jack Bogle. Many thanks to what he has done for the common man investor!!
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Rest in Peace, Jack!

Thank you, Jack!
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siamond wrote: Wed Jan 16, 2019 10:04 pm
LadyGeek wrote: Wed Jan 16, 2019 8:29 pm Jack joined this forum on Jan 07, 2008 and posted a total of 20 times.

His posts can be found here: jack bogle
I was checking this link, and here is an extract of one of his last posts (emphasis is mine). That brought tears to my eyes. Yes, Jack, we'll keep singing.
jack bogle wrote: Tue May 15, 2018 9:16 amI’m beginning to age a bit, and stumbled through the first quarter with a bunch of heart and back setbacks. But I’m doing much better now, and eagerly finishing my twelfth book, a history of Vanguard and the index revolution. Assuming that I can get permission from the estate of Johnny Cash, it will be titled, “The Songs I Sang Will Still Be Sung.”
Your post has driven the point home. I'm getting emotional now. Yes, we'll keep singing and press on, regardless.
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Condolences to his family. Rest in peace.
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What a sad news. Rest in peace
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R.I.P. Mr Bogle. And thank you for saving my financial life.
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A very sad day.
Rest in peace Mr. Bogle.
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Godspeed, sir.
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John Bogle R.I.P legend.Condolences to Bogle family.Your investing philosophy changed my life forever.
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I would be lost at sea financially (and probably still own a whole life policy...) were it not for this community, which exists as a direct result of Jack Bogle's philosophy and teachings. I - we - owe him so much gratitude for the things he did for the everyday investor. May he rest in peace and his family find comfort in knowing he made a difference in the lives of so many, in a way so few could.
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When he said, "Press on, Regardless," I was reminded of Tennyson:

"Come. My friends, "It's not too late to seek a newer world. Tho much is taken, much abides; and tho we are not now that strength which in old days moved earth and heaven, that which we are, we are; one equal temper of heroic hearts, made weak by time and fate but strong in will,

To strive, to seek, to find, and not to yield.



Rest in Peace and thank you for changing my life.
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Will forever remember you on what you have done for millions of people. I thank you because of what you did I was able to retire comfortably. May God continue bless you and your family.
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Thanks for all you have done.
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Such a sad day! But he was such a gift to all of us. Just tremendous respect & eternal gratitude for everything you have given. May you Rest In Peace.
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Log on to Vanguard and you'll find a nice photo of Jack Bogle and a nice tribute to him:

https://investor.vanguard.com/home/

https://investornews.vanguard/a-look-ba ... s-founder/
John Bogle, "The Twelve Pillars of [Financial] Wisdom" - Pillar 4: Nothing Ventured, Nothing Gained. Eschewing the risk of stocks, therefore, carries a risk of its own.
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