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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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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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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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Never risk what you have and need for what we don't have and don't need. Warren Buffett
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To win, the first thing you have to do is not lose. Warren Buffett
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Mr. Market is your servant, not your guide. Warren Buffett
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I learned to go into business only with people whom I like, trust, and admire. Warren Buffett
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Having first rate people on the team is more important than designing hierarchies and clarifying who reports to whom. Warren Buffett
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I would rather sustain the penalties resulting from over-conservatism than face the consequences of error, perhaps with permanent capital loss, resulting from the adoption of "New Era" philosophy where trees really do grow to the sky. Warren Buffett
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My net worth is the market value of holdings less the tax payable upon sale. The liability is just as real as the asset unless the value of the asset declines (ouch), the asset is given away (no comment), or I die with it. The latter course of action would appear to at least border on a Pyrrhic victory. Warren Buffett
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It is to our advantage to have securities do nothing price-wise for months, or perhaps years, while we are buying them. Warren Buffett
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In my opinion, the entire field of investment management, involving hundreds of billions of dollars, would be more satisfactorily conducted if everyone had a good yardstick for measurement of ability and sensibly applied it. Warren Buffett
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Market price, while used exclusively to value our investments in minority positions, is not a relevant factor when applied to our controlling interests. Warren Buffett
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The dominant factors affecting control valuations are earning power (past and prospective) and asset values. Warren Buffett
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I have always cautioned partners that I considered three years a minimum in determining whether we were "performing". Warren Buffett
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I certainly have no desire to sell a good controlled business run by people I like and admire, merely to obtain a fancy price. However, specific conditions may cause the sale of one operating unit at some point. 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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Knowing what to leave out is just as important as knowing what to focus on. 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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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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When forced to choose, I will not trade even a night's sleep for the chance of extra profits. Warren Buffett
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It's much easier to stay out of trouble now than to get out of trouble later. Warren Buffett
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I never invest in anything that I don't understand. Warren Buffett
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If you hit a hole in one every hole, you wouldn't play golf for very long. Warren Buffett
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The smartest side to take in a bidding war is the losing side. Warren Buffett
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The ability to say no is a tremendous advantage for an investor. Warren Buffett
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My friends and I have been coddled long enough by a billionaire-friendly Congress. Warren Buffett
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If this is a war, my side has the nuclear bomb. We have K Street. We have Wall Street. Debbie doesn't have anybody. I want a government that is responsive to the people who got the short straw in life. Warren Buffett
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Focus on return on equity, not earnings per share. Warren Buffett
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The advice "you never go broke taking a profit" is foolish. Warren Buffett
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Does the business have favourable long term prospects? Warren Buffett
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There are certain things that cannot be adequately explained to a virgin either by words or pictures. Warren Buffett
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The best investment you can make, is an investment in yourself...The more you learn, the more you'll earn. Warren Buffett
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Our policy is to concentrate holdings. We try to avoid buying a little of this or that when we are only lukewarm about the business or its price. When we are convinced as to attractiveness, we believe in buying worthwhile amounts. Warren Buffett
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Having a large amount of leverage is like driving a car with a dagger on the steering wheel pointed at your heart. If you do that, you will be a better driver. There will be fewer accidents but when they happen, they will be fatal. Warren Buffett
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It is madness to risk losing what you need in pursuing what you simply desire. Warren Buffett
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My father was the best person i've ever known. Warren Buffett
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We've long felt that the only value of stock forecasters is to make fortune tellers look good. Even now, Charlie and I continue to believe that short-term market forecasts are poison and should be kept locked up in a safe place, away from children and also from grown-ups who behave in the market like children. Warren Buffett
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An argument is made that there are just too many question marks about the near future; wouldn't it be better to wait until things clear up a bit? You know the prose: "Maintain buying reserves until current uncertainties are resolved," etc. Before reaching for that crutch, face up to two unpleasant facts: The future is never clear and you pay a very high price for a cheery consensus. Uncertainty actually is the friend of the buyer of long-term values. Warren Buffett
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In one way, I'm sympathetic to the institutional reluctance to face the music. I'd give a lot to mark my weight to 'model' rather than to 'market.' Warren Buffett
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A very rich person should leave his kids enough to do anything, but not enough to do nothing. Warren Buffett
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Never count on making a good sale. Have the purchase price be so attractive that even a mediocre sale gives good results. Warren Buffett
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Intrinsic value can be defined simply: It is the discounted value of the cash that can be taken out of a business during its remaining life. Warren Buffett
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All I have to do is think and not be influenced by others, Warren Buffett
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Energy deregulation will be the largest transfer of wealth in history. Warren Buffett
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Your money can be inflated away but your knowledge and talent cannot. Warren Buffett
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Well, it may be all right in practice, but it will never work in theory Warren Buffett
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If I knew where I was going to want to live the next five or 10 years I would buy a home and I'd finance it with a 30-year mortgage... It's a terrific deal. Warren Buffett
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In the business world, the rearview mirror is always clearer than the windshield. Warren Buffett
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It's far better to buy a wonderful company at a fair price than a fair company at a wonderful price. Warren Buffett
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