Warren Buffett Quotes

Who is Warren Buffett?

Warren Buffett is one of the wealthiest men in the world and probably the best investor ever. He bought the company Berkshire Hathaway and runs it together with Charlie Munger.

Born August 30, 1930

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Best 53 Quotes by Warren Buffett | Page 1 of 2

“I don't look to jump over 7-foot bars: I look around for 1-foot bars that I can step over.”

“I skip to work.”

“If you don't find a way to make money while you sleep, you will work until you die.”

“It is better to be approximately right than precisely wrong.”

“It's pretty easy to get well-to-do slowly. But it's not easy to get rich quick.”

“Look at market fluctuations as your friend rather than your enemy;
profit from folly rather than participate in it.”

“The nice thing about investing in stocks is that, over time, equities are going to do well. American business is going to do well. America is going to do well. So you have the tide with you.”

“The stock market is a financial redistribution system. It takes money away from those who have no patience and gives it to those who have.”

“The thing we love should be our hobby and the thing the marketplace loves should be our business.”

“To make money they didn't have and didn't need, they risked what they did have and did need. And that's foolish. It is just plain foolish.”

“What the human being is best at doing is interpreting all new information so that their prior conclusions remain intact.”

“Wide diversification is used only by investors who don’t know what they are doing.”

“Writing a check separates a commitment from a conversation.”

“You don’t pinpoint things. If somebody walks in this door and they weigh between 300 and 350 pounds, I don’t need to say they weigh 327 to say that they’re fat.”

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“You’d be making a terrible mistake if you stay out of a game you think is going to be very good over time because you think you can pick a better time to enter.”

“Be greedy when others are fearful, and fearful when others are greedy.”

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“In market analysis there are no margins of safety; you are either right or wrong, and if you are wrong, you lose money.”


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“Calling someone who trades actively in the market an investor is like calling someone who repeatedly engages in one-night stands a romantic.”

“Do not save what is left after spending; instead spend what is left after saving.”

“Every saint has a past. Every sinner has a future.”

“Forecasts may tell you a great deal about the forecaster; they tell you nothing about the future.”

“Games are won by players who focus on the playing field – not by those whose eyes are glued to the scoreboard.”

“Honesty is a very expensive gift. Don’t expect it from cheap people.”

“I believe in giving my kids enough so they can do anything, but not so much that they can do nothing.”

“If past history was all that is needed to play the game of money, the richest people would be librarians.”

“If you buy things you do not need, soon you will have to sell things you need.”

“If you've been playing poker for half an hour and you still don't know who the patsy is, you're the patsy.”

“In the business world, the rearview mirror is always clearer than the windshield.”

“In the world of business, the people who are most successful are those who are doing what they love.”

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“It is not necessary to do extraordinary things to get extraordinary results.”

“It takes 20 years to build a reputation and five minutes to ruin it. If you think about that, you’ll do things differently.”

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“Measuring programming progress by lines of code is like measuring aircraft building progress by weight.”


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