But you have to understand and appreciate their historical context - i.e. the Great Depression, the Postwar Boom - to access the meaning of those lessons from investors like Benjamin Graham and Philip Fisher.
In the modern age, there is a lot more data and not enough understanding. Historical perspective is more important than ever.
The following below is a photo-essay about the historical context and environment behind key investment books such as The Intelligent Investor, Common Stocks and Uncommon Profits and One Up On Wall Street: