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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.

— Warren Buffett

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Do not save what is left after spending, but spend what is left after saving.

If you buy things you do not need, soon you will have to sell things you need.

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No matter how great the talent or efforts, some things just take time.

You can't produce a baby in one month by getting nine women pregnant.

The difference between successful people and really successful people is that really successful people say no to almost everything.

Only when you combine sound intellect with emotional discipline do you get rational behavior.

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.

In the short run, the market is a voting machine, but in the long run it is a weighing machine.

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.

I insist on a lot of time being spent, almost every day, to just sit and think.

That is very uncommon in American business.

All of Creation’s a farce. Man was born as a joke. In his head his reason is buffeted Like wind-blown smoke. Life is a game. Everyone ridicules everyone else. But he who has the last laugh Laughs longest.

When I read in Fortune magazine that Warren Buffet, the billionaire investor and one of the world's richest men, was investing in a direct sales (network marketing) company, I decided I was missing something.

The moment clients realize that revisions are not an all-you-can-eat buffet, suddenly they realize they are not hungry.

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

Too much of a good thing can be wonderful.

I am a better investor because I am a businessman, and a better businessman because I am no investor.

There's nothing wrong with sending a quick note if you're busy or just want to flirt, but it's hard to have any real interaction over text. In the buffet of communication, text messaging should be a side dish, not the entree.

Very successful people say no to almost everything.

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

Are you not moved to tears and bitter compassion, when you behold the only Son of God seized by the most impious, dragged away, mocked, scourged, buffeted, spit upon, crowned with thorns, hung upon the infamous cross between two thieves, finally in such a horrible and execrable manner suffering death, for your salvation and that of the world?

Adventure-seasoned and storm-buffeted, I shun all signs of anchorage, because The zest of life exceeds the bound of laws.

When forced to choose, I will not trade even a night's sleep for the chance of extra profits.

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.

Risk comes from not knowing what you are doing so wide diversification is only required when investors are ignorant. You only have to do a very few things in your life so long as you don't do too many things wrong.

Success in investing doesn’t correlate with I.

Q. Once you are above the level of 25; once you have ordinary intelligence, what you need is the temperament to control the urges that get other people into trouble in investing.

I speak of plurality of wives as one of the most holy principles that God ever revealed to man, and all those who exercise an influence against it, unto whom it is taught, man or woman will be damned, and they and all who will be influenced by them, will suffer the buffetings of Satan in the flesh.

A very rich person should leave his kids enough to do anything, but not enough to do nothing.

I insist on a lot of time being spent, almost every day, to just sit and think.

That is very uncommon in American business. I read and think. So I do more reading and thinking, and make less impulse decisions than most people in business. I do it because I like this kind of life.

Never count on making a good sale. Have the purchase price be so attractive that even a mediocre sale gives good results.

Nothing's dangerous if you know what you're doing.

The most important quality for an investor is temperament, not intellect.

If you took every single penny that Warren Buffett has, it'd pay for 4-1/2 days of the US government. This tax-the-rich won't work. The problem here is the government is way bigger than even the capacity of the rich to sustain it. The Buffett Rule would raise $3.2 billion a year, and take 514 years just to pay off Obama's 2011 budget deficit.

Stop trying to predict the direction of the stock market, the economy or elections.

You don't need to be a rocket scientist.

Investing is not a game where the guy with the 160 IQ beats the guy with 130 IQ.