Someone's sitting in the shade today because someone planted a tree a long time ago.— Warren Buffett
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If you don't find a way to make money while you sleep, you will work until you die.
The best investment you can make, is an investment in yourself.
.. The more you learn, the more you'll earn.
Not doing what we love in the name of greed is very poor management of our lives.
Read 500 pages every day. That's how knowledge works. It builds up like compound interest.
An idiot with a plan can beat a genius without a plan.
Do not save what is left after spending, but spend what is left after saving.
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.
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Honesty is a very expensive gift. Don't expect it from cheap people.
A public opinion poll is no substitute for thought.
The Happiest people DO NOT necessarily have the BEST THINGS.
They simply APPRECIATE the things they have.
We don't have to be smarter than the rest. We have to be more disciplined than the rest.
Rule No.1: Never lose money. Rule No.2: Never forget rule No.1.
The stock market is a device for transferring money from the impatient to the patient.
It takes 20 years to build a reputation and five minutes to ruin it. If you think about that, you'll do things differently.
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.
Price is what you pay. Value is what you get.
If you do not find a way to make money while you sleep, you will work until you die.
Wall Street is the only place that people ride to in a Rolls Royce to get advice from those who take the subway.
If you buy things you do not need, soon you will have to sell things you need.
Risk comes from not knowing what you're doing.
It's better to hang out with people better than you. Pick out associates whose behavior is better than yours and you'll drift in that direction.
I don’t look to jump over 7-foot bars I look around for 1-foot bars that I can step over.
I make plenty of mistakes and I'll make plenty more mistakes, too.
That's part of the game. You've just got to make sure that the right things overcome the wrong ones.
There seems to be some perverse human characteristic that likes to make easy things difficult.
Other guys read Playboy. I read annual reports.
I may have more money than you, but money doesn't make the difference.
If there is any difference between you and me, it may simply be that I get up and have a chance to do what I love to do, every day. If you learn anything from me, this is the best advice I can give you.
I think you should read everything you can.
In my case, by the age of 10, I'd read every book in the Omaha public library about investing, some twice. You need to fill your mind with various competing thoughts and decide which make sense.
When people tell me they've learned from experience, I tell them the trick is to learn from other people's experience.
There’s class warfare, all right, but it’s my class, the rich class, that’s making war, and we’re winning.
Never depend on single income. Make investment to create a second source.
You only have to do a very few things right in your life so long as you don't do too many things wrong.
Accounting is the language of business.
The rich are always going to say that, you know, just give us more money and we'll go out and spend more and then it will all trickle down to the rest of you. But that has not worked the last 10 years, and I hope the American public is catching on.
The key to success is emotional stability.
There are three kinds of people: 1. Innovators. 2. Imitators. 3. Idiots.
I always knew I was going to be rich. I don't think I ever doubted it for a minute.
It's far better to buy a wonderful company at a fair price than a fair company at a wonderful price.
Always associate yourself with people who are better than you.
It's better to hang out with people better than you.
Pick out associates whose behavior is better than yours and you'll drift in that direction.
No matter how great the talent or efforts, some things just take time.
When you combine ignorance and leverage, you get some pretty interesting results.
The greatest investment a young person can make is in their own education, in their own mind. Because money comes and goes. Relationships come and go. But what you learn once stays with you forever.
You can't produce a baby in one month by getting nine women pregnant.
Chains of habit are too light to be felt until they are too heavy to be broken.
In looking for people to hire, look for three qualities: integrity, intelligence and energy. And if they don't have the first, the other two will kill you.
The difference between successful people and really successful people is that really successful people say no to almost everything.
We simply attempt to be fearful when others are greedy and to be greedy only when others are fearful.
Only when you combine sound intellect with emotional discipline do you get rational behavior.
Asking for financial advice from a financial planner is like asking a barber if you need a hair cut.
In business, I look for economic castles protected by unbreachable 'moats'.
Never ask a barber if you need a haircut.
Wide diversification is only required when investors do not understand what they are doing.
Most people get interested in stocks when everyone else is.
The time to get interested is when no one else is. You can't buy what is popular and do well.
Never give up searching for the job that you’re passionate about.
Try to find the job you’d have if you were independently rich. Forget about the pay. When you’re associating with the people that you love, doing what you love, it doesn’t get any better than that.
Outstanding long-term results are produced primarily by avoiding dumb decisions, rather than by making brilliant ones.