Warren Buffett Quotes (19 quotations)

1. A public-opinion poll is no substitute for thought. - Warren Buffett

2. Chains of habit are too light to be felt until they are too heavy to be broken. - Warren Buffett

3. I am quite serious when I say that I do not believe there are, on the whole earth besides, so many intensified bores as in these United States. No man can form an adequate idea of the real meaning of the word, without coming here. - Warren Buffett

4. I buy expensive suits. They just look cheap on me. - Warren Buffett

5. I don't look to jump over 7-foot bars; I look around for 1-foot bars that I can step over. - Warren Buffett

6. I violated the Noah rule: Predicting rain doesnt count; building arks does. - Warren Buffett

7. If you have a harem of 40 women, you never get to know any of them very well. - Warren Buffett

8. In the business world, the rearview mirror is always clearer than the windshield. - Warren Buffett

9. 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

10. Its only when the tide goes out that you discover whos been swimming naked. - Warren Buffett

11. Let blockheads read what blockheads wrote. - Warren Buffett

12. Let us do or die. - Warren Buffett

13. Look at market fluctuations as your friend rather than your enemy; profit from folly rather than participate in it. - Warren Buffett

14. Of the billionaires I have known, money just brings out the basic traits in them. If they were jerks before they had money, they are simply jerks with a billion dollars. - Warren Buffett

15. Our favourite holding period is forever. - Warren Buffett

16. The only time to buy these is on a day with no 'y' in it. - Warren Buffett

17. 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. - Warren Buffett

18. Two rules:1. Preserve the principal2. When in doubt see Rule #1 - Warren Buffett

19. 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. - Warren Buffett

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