Warren Buffett
Warren Buffett

Warren Buffett is an investment guru and one of the richest and most respected businessmen in the world. He is the chairman, CEO and largest shareholder of Berkshire Hathaway, a diversified company with major interest in GEICO, life insurance, annuity sales and sales of jewelry.


20 Golden Quotes by Warren Buffett


#1. “The big mistake which we made in the early years was to try and buy a bad business at a really cheap price. It took me about 20-30 years to figure it out that it wasn’t a good idea.”


#2. “I buy on the assumption that they could close the market the next day and not reopen it for five years.”


#3. “Risk comes from not knowing what you’re doing.”


#4. “By periodically investing in an index fund, the know-nothing investors can actually outperform most investment professionals.”


#5. “I try to buy stock in businesses that are so wonderful that an idiot can run them. Because sooner or later, one will.”


#6. “Whether we’re talking about socks or stocks, I like buying quality merchandise when it is marked down.”


#7. “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.”


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


#9. “When you combine ignorance and leverage, you get some pretty interesting results.”


#10. “Never depend on single income. Make investment to create a second source.”


#11. “Our approach is very much profiting from lack of change rather than from change. With Wrigley chewing gum, it’s the lack of change that appeals to me. I don’t think it is going to be hurt by the Internet. That’s the kind of business I like.”


#12. “Buy into a company because you want to own it, not because you want the stock to go up.”


#13. “What we learn from history is that people don’t learn from history.”


#14. “We simply attempt to be fearful when others are greedy and to be greedy only when others are fearful.”


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


#16. “The most important thing to do if you find yourself in a hole is to stop digging.”


#17. “The difference between successful people and really successful people is that really successful people say no to almost everything.”


#18. “Successful Investing takes time, discipline and patience. No matter how great the talent or effort, some things just take time: You can’t produce a baby in one month by getting nine women pregnant.”


#19. “When we own portions of outstanding businesses with outstanding managements, our favorite holding period is forever.”


#20. “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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