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49 Excellent Quotes by Warren Buffett

Popular Warren Buffett Quotes

Warren Buffet is an American Businessman, investor as well as philanthropist. He is also known as the “Oracle of Omaha”. He is an investment guru and one of the richest people in the world. Here are some of the famous quotes by Warren Buffett.

  1. “Do not put all eggs in one basket.” - Warren Buffett
  2. “Someone is sitting in the shade today because someone else planted a tree long ago.” - Warren Buffett
  3. “Never depend on single income. Make investment to create a second source”. - Warren Buffett
  4. “Honesty is very expensive gift. Do not expect it from cheap people.” - Warren Buffett
  5. “It takes 20 years to build a reputation and five minutes to ruin it. If you think about that, you’ll do things differently.” - Warren Buffett
  6. “Rule No. 1: never lose money; rule No. 2: don’t forget rule No. 1.” - Warren Buffett
  7. “A public-opinion poll is no substitute for thought.” - Warren Buffett
  8. “I am a better investor because I am a businessman, and a better businessman because I am no investor.” - Warren Buffett
  9. “There seems to be some perverse human characteristic that likes to make easy things difficult.” - Warren Buffett
  10. “The best thing that happens to us is when a great company gets into temporary trouble…We want to buy them when they’re on the operating table.” - Warren Buffett
  11. “Time is the friend of the wonderful company, the enemy of the mediocre.” - Warren Buffett
  12. “Wall Street is the only place that people ride to in a Rolls-Royce to get advice from those who take the subway.” - Warren Buffett
  13. “Your premium brand had better be delivering something wonderful, or it’s not going to get the business.” - Warren Buffett
  14. “I try to buy stock in businesses that are so wonderful that an idiot can run them. Because sooner or later, one will.” - Warren Buffett
  15. “When forced to choose, I will not trade even a night’s sleep for the chance of extra profits.” - Warren Buffett
  16. “When we own portions of outstanding businesses with outstanding managements, our favorite holding period is forever.” - Warren Buffett
  17. “Honesty is a very expensive gift – don’t expect it from cheap people.” - Warren Buffett
  18. “It’s far better to buy a wonderful company at a fair price than a fair company at a wonderful price.” - Warren Buffett
  19. “I insist on a lot of time being spent, almost every day, to just sit and think. That is very uncommon in American business.” - Warren Buffett
  20. “The stock market is a no-called-strike game. You don’t have to swing at everything — you can wait for your pitch. The problem when you’re a money manager is that your fans keep yelling, ‘Swing, you bum!’” - Warren Buffett
  21. “I think you are out of your mind if you keep taking jobs that you don’t like because you think it will look good on your resume. Isn’t that a little like saving up sex for your old age?” - Warren Buffett
  22. “Do not save what is left after spending, but spend what is left after saving” - Warren Buffett
  23. “If you’re in the luckiest 1 percent of humanity, you owe it to the rest of humanity to think about the other 99 percent.” - Warren Buffett
  24. “Price is what you pay. Value is what you get.” - Warren Buffett
  25. “Too often, a vast collection of possessions ends up possessing its owner. The asset I most value, aside from health, is interesting, diverse, and long-standing friends.” - Warren Buffett
  26. “I always knew I was going to be rich. I don’t think I ever doubted it for a minute. ” - Warren Buffett
  27. “You can’t make a good deal with a bad person.” - Warren Buffett
  28. “If you buy things you do not need, soon you will have to sell things you need.” - Warren Buffett
  29. “Money will not change how healthy you are or how many people love you.” - Warren Buffett
  30. “Whether we’re talking about socks or stocks, I like buying quality merchandise when it is marked down.” - Warren Buffett
  31. “It’s much easier to stay out of trouble now than to get out of trouble later.” - Warren Buffett
  32. “Never test the depth of river with both feet.” - Warren Buffett
  33. “The trick is, when there is nothing to do, do nothing.” - Warren Buffett
  34. “The most important thing to do if you find yourself in a hole is to stop digging.” - Warren Buffett
  35. “No matter how great the talent or efforts, some things just take time. You can’t produce a baby in one month by getting nine women pregnant.” - Warren Buffett
  36. “Risk comes from not knowing what you’re doing.” - Warren Buffett
  37. “If principles can become dated, they’re not principles.” - Warren Buffett
  38. “When you combine ignorance and leverage, you get some pretty interesting results.” - Warren Buffett
  39. “Don’t risk what is important to you, to get what is not important to you.” - Warren Buffett
  40. “It is not necessary to do extraordinary things to get extraordinary results.” - Warren Buffett
  41. “You are neither right nor wrong because the crowd disagrees with you.” - Warren Buffett
  42. “The investor of today does not profit from yesterday’s growth.” - Warren Buffett
  43. “Good profits simply are not inconsistent with good behavior.” - Warren Buffett
  44. “The difference between successful people and really successful people is that really successful people say no to almost everything.” - Warren Buffett
  45. “We intend to continue our practice of working only with people whom we like and admire. This policy not only maximizes our chances for good results, it also ensures us an extraordinarily good time.” - Warren Buffett
  46. “You want to be greedy when others are fearful. You want to be fearful when others are greedy. It’s that simple.” - Warren Buffett
  47. “Never lie under any circumstances.” - Warren Buffett
  48. “You don’t need to be a rocket scientist. Investing is not a game where the guy with the 160 IQ beats the guy with 130 IQ.” - Warren Buffett
  49. “Should you find yourself in a chronically leaking boat, energy devoted to changing vessels is likely to be a more productive than energy devoted to patching leaks.” - Warren Buffett

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