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Warren Buffett
Warren Buffett

One of the most successful businessmen and investors in history, Warren Buffett demonstrated his knack for business matters at an early age. He could add up large numbers in his head as a child and at the age of 11, made his first investment. He learned patience in investing when he made a meager gain instead of waiting for the stock to top out at nearly $200 a share. As a paperboy, Buffet…

Date of Birth: August 30, 1930


Found 81 quotes by Warren Buffett .
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"Right now, the rest of the world owns $3 trillion US more of us than we own of them." Warren Buffett
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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." Warren Buffett
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"A public-opinion poll is no substitute for thought." Warren Buffett
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"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
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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." Warren Buffett
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"Look at market fluctuations as your friend rather than your enemy; profit from folly rather than participate in it." Warren Buffett
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"The investor of today does not profit from yesterday's growth." Warren Buffett
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"Right now, the rest of the world owns $3 trillion more of us than we own of them. In my view, it will create political turmoil at some point. ... Pretty soon, I think there will be a big adjustment." Warren Buffett
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"We believe that according the name "investors" to institutions that trade actively is like calling someone who repeatedly engages in one-night stands a "romantic" Warren Buffett
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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" Warren Buffett
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"Two rules:1. Preserve the principal2. When in doubt see Rule #1" Warren Buffett
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"In the business world, the rearview mirror is always clearer than the windshield." Warren Buffett
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"Eddie is a very smart guy, but putting Kmart and Sears together is a tough hand." Warren Buffett
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"Despite the lack of precedent, a negative coupon security seemed possible in the present interest rate environment ... I asked Goldman Sachs to create such an instrument and they responded promptly with the innovative security being announced today." Warren Buffett
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"I recently sold a house in Laguna for $3.5 million. It was on about 2,000 square feet of land, maybe a twentieth of an acre, and the house might cost about $500,000 if you wanted to replace it. So the land sold for something like $60 million an acre." Warren Buffett
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"[The point seems to be that Buffett thinks the United States needs to take radical steps, and undergo some pain in the short run, to ensure the longer-term health of the economy.] Perhaps there are other solutions that make more sense than mine, ... However, wishful thinking -- and its usual companion, thumb sucking -- is not among them." Warren Buffett
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"If past history was all there was to the game, the richest people would be librarians" Warren Buffett
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"The policies that we're following are likely to lead to a weaker dollar over a long period of years. It's not a forecast for next week, or next month or even next year." Warren Buffett
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"You have to learn to understand your partner, to be tolerant, sympathetic, encouraging. Those are skills that are not bad to have in life." Warren Buffett
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"Chains of habit are too light to be felt until they are too heavy to be broken." Warren Buffett
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"You need an outstanding manager - you can define that in many ways... but you are looking for the best player out there. We are looking for the best player in this kind of business in the world." Warren Buffett
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