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A great investment opportunity occurs when a marvelous business encounters a one-time huge, but solvable problem. Warren Buffett
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We like to buy businesses, but we don't like to sell them. Warren Buffett
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It's us fun being a gorse when the tractor comes along, or the blacksmith when the car comes along. Warren Buffett
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What motivates most gold purchasers is their belief that the ranks of the fearful will grow. During the past decade that belief has proved correct. Beyond that, the rising price has on its own generated additional buying enthusiasm, attracting purchasers who see the rise as validating an investment thesis. As 'bandwagon' investors join any party, they create their own truth - for a while. Warren Buffett
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Well, I think the biggest mistake is not learning the habits of saving properly early. Because saving is a habit. And then, trying to get rich quick. It's pretty easy to get well-to-do slowly. But it's not easy to get rich quick. Warren Buffett
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A single year's performance is of minor importance and, good or bad, should never be taken seriously. Warren Buffett
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My rather puritanical view is that any investment manager, whether operating as broker, investment counselor of a trust department, investment company, etc., should be willing to state unequivocally what he is going to attempt to accomplish and how he proposes to measure the extent to which he gets the job done. Warren Buffett
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One observer commenting on security analysts over forty stated: "They know too many things that are no longer true." As long as I am "on stage", publishing a regular record and assuming responsibility for management of what amounts to virtually 100% of the net worth of many partners, I will never be able to put sustained effort into any non-BPL activity. If I am going to participate publicly. I can't help being competitive. I know I don't want to be totally occupied with out-pacing an investment rabbit all my life. The only way to slow down is to stop. Warren Buffett
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Market prices for stocks fluctuate at great amplitudes around intrinsic value but, over the long term, intrinsic value is virtually always reflected at some point in market price. Warren Buffett
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A market downturn, doesn't bother us. For us and our long term investors, it is an opportunity to increase our ownership of great companies with great management at good prices. Only for short term investors and market timers is a correction not an opportunity. Warren Buffett
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Writing a check separates a commitment from a conversation. Warren Buffett
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Forecasts may tell you a great deal about the forecaster; they tell you nothing about the future. Warren Buffett
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You'd get very rich if you thought of yourself as having a card with only twenty punches in a lifetime, and every financial decision used up one punch. You'd resist the temptation to dabble. You'd make more good decisions and you'd make more big decisions. Warren Buffett
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Other guys read Playboy. I read annual reports. Warren Buffett
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The stock market is a wonderfully efficient mechanism for transferring wealth from the impatient to the patient. Warren Buffett
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Honesty is a very expensive gift, Don't expect it from cheap people. Warren Buffett
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I was lucky to have the right heroes. Tell me who your heroes are and I'll tell you how you'll turn out to be. The qualities of the one you admire are the traits that you, with a little practice, can make your own, and that, if practiced, will become habit forming. Warren Buffett
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People always ask me where they should go to work, and I always tell them to go to work for whom they admire the most. Warren Buffett
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When people tell me they've learned from experience, I tell them the trick is to learn from other people's experience. Warren Buffett
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Would your reply possibly be this? Well, it all depends on what my tax rate will be on the gain you're saying we're going to make. If the taxes are too high, I would rather leave the money in my savings account, earning a quarter of 1 percent. Only in Grover Norquist's imagination does such a response exist. Warren Buffett
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I like to go for cinches. I like to shoot fish in a barrel. But I like to do it after the water has run out. Warren Buffett
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The key to investing is not assessing how much an industry is going to affect society, or how much it will grow, but rather determining the competitive advantage of any given company and, above all, the durability of that advantage. Warren Buffett
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The trick is, when there is nothing to do, do nothing. Warren Buffett
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Don't risk what is important to you, to get what is not important to you. Warren Buffett
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Cash combined with courage in a time of crisis is priceless. Warren Buffett
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Failure comes from ego, greed, envy, fear, imitation. I have success not because I am smart, but because I am rational. Warren Buffett
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In economics, you always want to ask 'And then what?' Warren Buffett
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Only when the tide goes out do you discover who's been swimming naked. Warren Buffett
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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. Warren Buffett
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Your premium brand had better be delivering something special, or it's not going to get the business. Warren Buffett
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The first rule is not to lose. The second rule is not to forget the first rule. Warren Buffett
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Wide diversification is only required when investors do not understand what they are doing. Warren Buffett
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Only buy something that you'd be perfectly happy to hold if the market shut down for 10 years. 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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Emotional makeup is more important than technical skill Warren Buffett
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I do know that when I am 60, I should be attempting to achieve different personal goals than those which had priority at age 20. Warren Buffett
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Beware [of] the investment activity that produces applause; the great moves are usually greeted by yawns. Warren Buffett
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If you've been playing poker for half an hour and you still don't know who the patsy is, you're the patsy. Warren Buffett
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Investors should be skeptical of history-based models. Constructed by a nerdy-sounding priesthood using esoteric terms such as beta, gamma, sigma and the like, these models tend to look impressive. Too often, though, investors forget to examine the assumptions behind the models. Beware of geeks bearing formulas. Warren Buffett
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If you are a professional and have confidence, then I would advocate lots of concentration. Warren Buffett
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Knowing what to leave out is just as important as knowing what to focus on. Warren Buffett
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If you hit a hole in one every hole, you would' play golf for very long. Warren Buffett
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My job is essentially just corralling more and more and more facts and information, and occasionally seeing whether that leads to some action. Warren Buffett
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A fool and his money are soon invited everywhere. Warren Buffett
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If you buy the things you don't need, you will soon be selling the things that you need. Warren Buffett
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It makes no difference to a widow with her savings in a 5 percent passbook account whether she pays 100 percent income tax on her interest income during a period of zero inflation or pays no income tax during years of 5 percent inflation. Either way, she is 'taxed' in a manner that leaves her no real income whatsoever. Any money she spends comes right out of capital. She would find outrageous a 100 percent income tax but doesn't seem to notice that 5 percent inflation is the economic equivalent. Warren Buffett
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You have to turn over a lot of rocks to find those little anomalies. You have to find the companies that are off the map - way off the map. Warren Buffett
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You have to turn over a lot of rocks to find those little anomalies. You have to find the companies that are off the map - way off the map. You may find local companies that have nothing wrong with them at all. A company that I found, Western Insurance Securities, was trading for $3/share when it was earning $20/share! I tried to buy up as much of it as possible. No one will tell you about these businesses. You have to find them. Warren Buffett
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You will be right, over the course of many transactions, if your hypotheses are correct, your facts are correct, and your reasoning is correct. True conservatism is only possible through knowledge and reason. Warren Buffett
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What you really want to do in investments is figure out what's important and knowable. If it's unimportant or unknowable you forget about it. Warren Buffett
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You need a lot of curiosity for a long, long time. Warren Buffett
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The only way to be loved is to be loveable, which really irritates me. Warren Buffett
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I'm just lucky to have been in the right place at the right time. Another place, another time, I wouldn't have been as successful. Society enabled me to make my money and my money should go to society. Warren Buffett
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Of one thing be certain: if a CEO is enthused about a particularly foolish acquisition, both his internal staff and his outside advisors will come up with whatever projections are needed to justify his stance. Only in fairy tales are emperors told that they are naked. Warren Buffett
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During inflation, Goodwill is the gift that keeps on giving. Warren Buffett
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Our approach is very much profiting from lack of change rather than from change Warren Buffett
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I'd rather have a $10 million business making 15 per cent than a $100 million business making 5 per cent. Warren Buffett
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I've often felt there might be more to be gained by studying business failures than business successes. Warren Buffett
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You could be somewhere where the mail was delayed three weeks and do just fine investing. Warren Buffett
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Whether we"re talking about socks or stocks, I like buying quality merchandise when it is marked down. Warren Buffett
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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 does' get any better than that. Warren Buffett
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You do have to have an emotional stability and an inner peace about your decisions. It is a game where you are bombarded by minute-by-minute opinions. It's not a complicated game. It's simple, but it's not easy. You have to have an emotional stability. Warren Buffett
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Every company that has an economist working for him has one employee too many. Warren Buffett
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If you do' feel comfortable making a rough estimate of the asset's future earnings, just forget it and move on. No one has the ability to evaluate every investment possibility. But omniscience is' necessary; you only need to understand the actions you undertake. Warren Buffett
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It's not that I want money. It's the fun of making money and watching it grow. Warren Buffett
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It's simply to say that managers and investors alike must understand that accounting numbers are the beginning, not the end, of business valuation. Warren Buffett
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Instead, we try to apply Aesop's 2,600-year-old equation to opportunities in which we have reasonable confidence as to how many birds are in the bush and when they will emerge (a formulation that my grandsons would probably update to A girl in a convertible is worth five in the phonebook.). Warren Buffett
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When bills come due, only cash is legal tender. Don't leave home without it. Warren Buffett
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Benign neglect, bordering on sloth, remains the hallmark of our investment process. Warren Buffett
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It's never paid to bet against America. Warren Buffett
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