Quotes by Warren Buffett

Quotes by Warren Buffett, Here you can read all the quotations (more than 100 quotes) by Warren Buffett. Warren Edward Buffett (born August 30, 1930) is an American business magnate, investor and philanthropist. He was the most successful investor of the 20th century. Buffett is the chairman, CEO and largest shareholder of Berkshire Hathaway, and consistently ranked among the world’s wealthiest people. He was ranked as the world’s wealthiest person in 2008 and as the third wealthiest in 2011. In 2012 Time named Buffett one of the world’s most influential people.

Quotes by Warren Buffett

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Someone is sitting in the shade today because someone planted a tree a long time ago.
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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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Price is what you pay. Value is what you get.
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It’s better to hang out with people better than you. Pick out associates whose behavior is better than yours and you’ll drift in that direction.
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Risk comes from not knowing what you’re doing.
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In the 20th century, the United States endured two world wars and other traumatic and expensive military conflicts; the Depression; a dozen or so recessions and financial panics; oil shocks; a flu epidemic; and the resignation of a disgraced president. Yet the Dow rose from 66 to 11,497.
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Rule No.1: Never lose money. Rule No.2: Never forget rule No.1.
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In the business world, the rearview mirror is always clearer than the windshield.
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I bought a company in the mid-’90s called Dexter Shoe and paid $400 million for it. And it went to zero. And I gave about $400 million worth of Berkshire stock, which is probably now worth $400 billion. But I’ve made lots of dumb decisions. That’s part of the game.
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When a management with a reputation for brilliance tackles a business with a reputation for bad economics, it is the reputation of the business that remains intact.
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Chains of habit are too light to be felt until they are too heavy to be broken.
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Should you find yourself in a chronically leaking boat, energy devoted to changing vessels is likely to be more productive than energy devoted to patching leaks.
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We simply attempt to be fearful when others are greedy and to be greedy only when others are fearful.
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I buy expensive suits. They just look cheap on me.
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Only when the tide goes out do you discover who’s been swimming naked.
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You know, people talk about this being an uncertain time. You know, all time is uncertain. I mean, it was uncertain back in – in 2007, we just didn’t know it was uncertain. It was – uncertain on September 10th, 2001. It was uncertain on October 18th, 1987, you just didn’t know it.
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You only have to do a very few things right in your life so long as you don’t do too many things wrong.
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Derivatives are financial weapons of mass destruction.
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It’s far better to buy a wonderful company at a fair price than a fair company at a wonderful price.
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When you combine ignorance and leverage, you get some pretty interesting results.
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The smarter the journalists are, the better off society is. For to a degree, people read the press to inform themselves – and the better the teacher, the better the student body.
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Your premium brand had better be delivering something special, or it’s not going to get the business.
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I never attempt to make money on the stock market. I buy on the assumption that they could close the market the next day and not reopen it for five years.
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I always knew I was going to be rich. I don’t think I ever doubted it for a minute.
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Wall Street is the only place that people ride to in a Rolls Royce to get advice from those who take the subway.
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