Warren Buffett Quotes & Wallpapers

Warren Buffett
Total Quotes: 1001


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
Download Wallpaper:

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
Download Wallpaper:

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
Download Wallpaper:

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
Download Wallpaper:

... 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
Download Wallpaper:

First come the innovators, then come the imitators, then come the idiots. Warren Buffett
Download Wallpaper:

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
Download Wallpaper:

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
Download Wallpaper:

Never depend on a single source of income. Warren Buffett
Download Wallpaper:

Investors have to remember: corporate profits are going up, but stocks are going up faster. How can that continue indefinitely? Investors can only earn what companies themselves can earn; the government or the markets themselves don't kick anything in. How can you get anything more out of a farm than what it grows? Warren Buffett
Download Wallpaper:

If you gave me $100 billion and said take away the soft drink leadership of Coca-Cola in the world, I'd give it back to you and say it can't be done. Warren Buffett
Download Wallpaper:

If the world couldn't see your results, would you rather be thought of as the world's greatest investor but in reality have the world's worst record? Or be thought of as the world's worst investor when you were actually the best? Warren Buffett
Download Wallpaper:

Businesses always have opportunities to improve service, product lines, manufacturing techniques, and the like, and obviously these opportunities should be seized. But a business that constantly encounters major change also encounters many chances for major error Warren Buffett
Download Wallpaper:

The .350 hitter expects, and also deserves, a big payoff for his performance - even if he plays for a cellar-dwelling team. And a .150 hitter should get no reward - even if he plays for a pennant winner. Warren Buffett
Download Wallpaper:

Many stock options in the corporate world have worked in exactly that fashion: they have gained in value simply because management retained earnings, not because it did well with the capital in its hands. Warren Buffett
Download Wallpaper:

Is management rational? Warren Buffett
Download Wallpaper:

Do not take yearly results too seriously. Instead, focus on four or five-year averages. Warren Buffett
Download Wallpaper:

The greater the potential for reward in the value portfolio, the less risk there is. Warren Buffett
Download Wallpaper:

Focus alone is not enough; putting in the time to commit is also crucial to achieve success. Warren Buffett
Download Wallpaper:

It is not necessary to do extraordinary things to get extraordinary results. Warren Buffett
Download Wallpaper:

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
Download Wallpaper:

Investors should remember that their scorecard is not computed using Olympic-diving methods: Degree-of-difficulty doesn't count. If you are right about a business whole value is largely dependent on a single key factor that is both easy to understand and enduring, the payoff is the same as if you had correctly analyzed an investment alternative characterized by many constantly shifting and complex variables. Warren Buffett
Download Wallpaper:

You're neither right nor wrong because other people agree with you. You're right because your facts are right and your reasoning is right - that's the only thing that makes you right. And if your facts and reasoning are right, you don't have to worry about anybody else. Warren Buffett
Download Wallpaper:

I have no idea on timing. It's easier to tell what will happen than when it will happen. I would say that what is going on in terms of trade policy is going to have very important consequences. Warren Buffett
Download Wallpaper:

The important thing is to keep playing, to play against weak opponents and to play for big stakes. Warren Buffett
Download Wallpaper:

In other words, the percentage change in book value in any given year is likely to be reasonably close to that year's change in intrinsic value. Warren Buffett
Download Wallpaper:

In some corner of the world they are probably still holding regular meetings of the Flat Earth Society. We derive no comfort because important people, vocal people, or great numbers of people agree with us. Nor do we derive comfort if they don't. Warren Buffett
Download Wallpaper:

Never risk what you have and need for what we don't have and don't need. Warren Buffett
Download Wallpaper:

To win, the first thing you have to do is not lose. Warren Buffett
Download Wallpaper:

Mr. Market is your servant, not your guide. Warren Buffett
Download Wallpaper:

I learned to go into business only with people whom I like, trust, and admire. Warren Buffett
Download Wallpaper:

Having first rate people on the team is more important than designing hierarchies and clarifying who reports to whom. Warren Buffett
Download Wallpaper:

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
Download Wallpaper:

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
Download Wallpaper:

It is to our advantage to have securities do nothing price-wise for months, or perhaps years, while we are buying them. Warren Buffett
Download Wallpaper:

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
Download Wallpaper:

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
Download Wallpaper:

The dominant factors affecting control valuations are earning power (past and prospective) and asset values. Warren Buffett
Download Wallpaper:

I have always cautioned partners that I considered three years a minimum in determining whether we were "performing". Warren Buffett
Download Wallpaper:

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
Download Wallpaper:

Energy deregulation will be the largest transfer of wealth in history. Warren Buffett
Download Wallpaper:

Your money can be inflated away but your knowledge and talent cannot. Warren Buffett
Download Wallpaper:

Well, it may be all right in practice, but it will never work in theory Warren Buffett
Download Wallpaper:

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
Download Wallpaper:

The power of unconditional love. I mean, there is no power on earth like unconditional love. Warren Buffett
Download Wallpaper:

No matter how great the talent or efforts, some things just take time. Warren Buffett
Download Wallpaper:

The ability to say no is a tremendous advantage for an investor. Warren Buffett
Download Wallpaper:

My friends and I have been coddled long enough by a billionaire-friendly Congress. Warren Buffett
Download Wallpaper:

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
Download Wallpaper:

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

It's much easier to stay out of trouble now than to get out of trouble later. Warren Buffett
Download Wallpaper:

Investors should remember that excitement and expenses are their enemies. Warren Buffett
Download Wallpaper:

If I eat 2,700 calories a day, a quarter of that is Coca-Cola, Warren Buffett
Download Wallpaper:

Investing is not as tough as being a top-notch bridge player. All it takes is the ability to see things as they really are. Warren Buffett
Download Wallpaper:

It is madness to risk losing what you need in pursuing what you simply desire. Warren Buffett
Download Wallpaper:

My father was the best person i've ever known. Warren Buffett
Download Wallpaper:

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
Download Wallpaper:

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
Download Wallpaper:

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
Download Wallpaper:

In the business world, the rearview mirror is always clearer than the windshield. Warren Buffett
Download Wallpaper:

It's far better to buy a wonderful company at a fair price than a fair company at a wonderful price. Warren Buffett
Download Wallpaper:

Beware of geeks bearing formulas. Warren Buffett
Download Wallpaper:

Our favorite holding period is forever. Warren Buffett
Download Wallpaper:

I think the most important factor in getting out of the recession actually is just the regenerative capacity of - of American capitalism. Warren Buffett
Download Wallpaper:

I am a huge bull on this country. We will not have a double-dip recession at all. I see our businesses coming back almost across the board. Warren Buffett
Download Wallpaper:

Time is the friend of the wonderful company, the enemy of the mediocre. Warren Buffett
Download Wallpaper:

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. Warren Buffett
Download Wallpaper:

We always live in an uncertain world. What is certain is that the United States will go forward over time. Warren Buffett
Download Wallpaper:

Economic medicine that was previously meted out by the cupful has recently been dispensed by the barrel. These once unthinkable dosages will almost certainly bring on unwelcome after-effects. Their precise nature is anyone's guess, though one likely consequence is an onslaught of inflation. Warren Buffett
Download Wallpaper:

If anything, taxes for the lower and middle class and maybe even the upper middle class should even probably be cut further. But I think that people at the high end - people like myself - should be paying a lot more in taxes. We have it better than we've ever had it. Warren Buffett
Download Wallpaper:



<< PREVIOUS PAGE Page 9 of 15 | NEXT PAGE >
1   2   3   4   5   6   7   8   9   10   11   12   13   14   15  


RELATED TOPICS

Warren Buffett Car, Warren Buffett Investments, Warren Buffett Quotes, Warren Buffett Inspirational Quotes, Warren Buffett Money Quotes, Warren Buffett Quotes Fear, Warren Buffett Quotes Funny, Warren Buffett Quotes Integrity, Warren Buffett Quotes Wallpapers, Quotes Attitude Winning Warren Buffett, Warren Buffett On Stock Quotes,