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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.

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  • 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.

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  • Price is what you pay. Value is what you get.

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  • In the business world, the rearview mirror is always clearer than the windshield.

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  • Our favorite holding period is forever.

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  • A public-opinion poll is no substitute for thought.

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  • If past history was all there was to the game, the richest people would be librarians.

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  • Rule No.1: Never lose money. Rule No.2: Never forget rule No.1.

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  • The investor of today does not profit from yesterday's growth.

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  • We simply attempt to be fearful when others are greedy and to be greedy only when others are fearful.

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  • The smarter the journalists are, the better off society is. For to a degree, people read the press to inform themselves-and the better the teacher, the better the student body.

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

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  • You do things when the opportunities come along. I've had periods in my life when I've had a bundle of ideas come along, and I've had long dry spells. If I get an idea next week, I'll do something. If not, I won't do a damn thing.

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  • The only time to buy these is on a day with no \y\" in it."

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  • Only when the tide goes out do you discover who's been swimming naked.

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  • We always live in an uncertain world. What is certain is that the United States will go forward over time.

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  • Beware of geeks bearing formulas.

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  • I buy expensive suits. They just look cheap on me.

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

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  • I always knew I was going to be rich. I don't think I ever doubted it for a minute.

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

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  • Let blockheads read what blockheads wrote.

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  • If a business does well, the stock eventually follows.

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  • We enjoy the process far more than the proceeds.

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  • Someone's sitting in the shade today because someone planted a tree a long time ago.

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  • Only buy something that you'd be perfectly happy to hold if the market shut down for 10 years.

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  • I just think that - when a country needs more income and we do, we're only taking in 15 percent of GDP, I mean, that - that - when a country needs more income, they should get it from the people that have it.

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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.'

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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.

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  • I think the most important factor in getting out of the recession actually is just the regenerative capacity of - of American capitalism.

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