Inspirational and Famous Warren Buffett Quotes

Besides his way of investing, there’s a lot you can learn from Warren Buffett.

Over the years, Warren Buffett has produced a variety of quotes that have not only stuck with those in the financial industry but in life in general.

Here is a list of Warren Buffet Quotes.

“Be fearful when others are greedy and be greedy only when others are fearful.”

“Rule Number one: Never lose money. Rule Number two: Don’t forget Rule Number one.”

“I never attempt to make money on the day to day change in the stock market. In fact, I purposely buy on the assumption that it’ll close tomorrow and not reopen for five years.”

“If a business does well, the stock will always follow.”

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

“When a brilliant management tackles a business with a reputation for bad economics, it is the reputation of the business that remains intact.”

“When you combine ignorance with debt, you get some pretty interesting results.”

“Wide diversification is only required when investors don’t understand what they’re doing.”

“Life is like a snowball. The important thing is finding wet snow and a really long hill.”

“My favorite holding period is forever.”

“Price is what you pay. Value is what you get.”

“There seems to be some perverse human characteristic that likes to make easy things difficult.”

“Time is the friend of the great company, and the enemy of the mediocre.”

“We believe that calling institutions that actively trade, ‘investors,’ is like calling someone who repeatedly engages in one-night stands a ‘romantic.’ “

“Forecasts may tell you a great deal about the forecaster; they tell you nothing about the future.”

“I enjoy the process much more than the proceeds.”

“It’s far better to buy a wonderful company at a fair price than a fair company at a wonderful price.”

“Wall Street is the only place that people ride to in a Rolls Royce to get advice from those who take the subway.”

“Look at market fluctuations as your friend rather than your enemy; profit from folly instead of participating in it.”

“Only when the tide goes out do you discover who’s been swimming naked.”

“Should you find yourself in a chronically leaking boat, the energy devoted to changing vessels is less daunting than the energy devoted to fixing consist leaks.”

“The business schools reward difficult complex behavior more than simple behavior, but simple behavior is more effective.”

“I don’t like to jump over 7-foot bars. Instead, I look for 1-foot bars that I can step over.”

“It’s better to associate with people better than you. Pick out people whose behavior is better than yours and you’ll soon drift in that direction.”

“In business, the windshield is always dirtier than the rearview mirror.”

“Your reputation is like fine china, it takes 20 years to acquire and ten seconds to destroy.”

“Risk presents itself when you don’t know what you’re doing.”

“Chains of habit are too light to be felt until they are too heavy to be broken.”

“A public-opinion poll is no substitute for thinking.”

“Someone’s sitting in the shade today because someone planted a tree a long time ago.”

Warren Buffett Quotes