Warren Buffett…Quotes from A Living Investment Legend

  • “There are times when doing nothing is a sign of investing brilliance”
  • “If you don’t know jewelry,know the jeweler”

  • “Think 10 years, rather than 10 minutes”

  • “Risk comes from not knowing what you’re doing”


  • “Our favourite holding period is forever”



  • “A public-opinion poll is no substitute for thought” 

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

  • “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” 

  • “I never attempt to make money on the stock market. I buy on the assumption that they could close the market the next day and not reopen it for five years” 

  • “We enjoy the process far more than the proceeds” 

  • “Let blockheads read what blockheads wrote” 

  • “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”” 

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

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


One thought on “Warren Buffett…Quotes from A Living Investment Legend

  1. An inspiring collection of quotes from one of the most successful investors!
    I would like to add one of my favourites too “Someone is sitting in the shade today because someone planted a tree long time ago.” -as said by Warren Buffett, the investing genius. A true inspiration for all the budding investors around.

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