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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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You're dealing with a lot of silly people in the marketplace; it's like a great big casino and everyone else is boozing. If you can stick with Pepsi, you should be O.K. Warren Buffett
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The American economy is going to do fine. But it won't do fine every year and every week and every month. I mean, if you don't believe that, forget about buying stocks anyway... It's a positive-sum game, long term. And the only way an investor can get killed is by high fees or by trying to outsmart the market. Warren Buffett
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Buy a cross section of American industry, and if a cross section of American industry doesn't work, certainly trying to pick the little beauties here and there isn't going to work either. Warren Buffett
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Our system works. Over time, people will live better and better. We have a system that unleashes human potential, and now China has a system that unleashes human potential. We will have interruptions. We overshoot and undershoot sometimes, but your kids and grandkids will live better than you. Over time, we move ahead at a pretty damn rapid rate. Warren Buffett
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... it's important to have the right monetary policy. It's important for, to have the right fiscal policy. But it's nowhere near as important as just the normal regenerative capacity of American capitalism. Warren Buffett
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First come the innovators, then come the imitators, then come the idiots. Warren Buffett
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Our marketable equities tell us by their operating results - not by their daily, or even yearly, price quotations - whether our investments are successful. The market may ignore business success for a while, but eventually will confirm it. Warren Buffett
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One of the ironies of the stock market is the emphasis on activity. Brokers, using terms such as 'marketability' and 'liquidity,' sing the praises of companies with high share turnover... but investors should understand that what is good for the croupier is not good for the customer. A hyperactive stock market is the pick pocket of enterprise. Warren Buffett
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Never depend on a single source of income. 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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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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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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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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Knowing what to leave out is just as important as knowing what to focus on. 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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It is madness to risk losing what you need in pursuing what you simply desire. Warren Buffett
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Energy deregulation will be the largest transfer of wealth in history. 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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The ability to say no is a tremendous advantage for an investor. 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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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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The obligation of a society as prosperous as ours is to figure out how nobody gets left too far behind. Warren Buffett
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I look at everything. That's my job. I really do, every day. I think about everything. Warren Buffett
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Confidence in markets and in institutions, it's a lot like oxygen. When you have it, you don't even think about it. It's indispensable. You can go years without thinking about it. When it's gone for five minutes, it's the only thing to think about. Warren Buffett
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Investors should remember that excitement and expenses are their enemies. Warren Buffett
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If I eat 2,700 calories a day, a quarter of that is Coca-Cola, 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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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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We will continue to ignore political and economic forecasts, which are an expensive distraction for many investors and businessmen. Thirty years ago, no one could have foreseen the huge expansion of the Vietnam War, wage and price controls, two oil shocks, the resignation of a president, the dissolution of the Soviet Union, a one-day drop in the Dow of 508 points, or treasury bill yields fluctuating between 2.8% and 17.4%. Warren Buffett
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As of 1992, in fact-though the picture would have improved since then-the money that had been made since the dawn of aviation by all of this country's airline companies was zero. Absolutely zero. 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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