Someone's sitting in the shade today because someone planted a tree a long time ago.
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I always knew I was going to be rich. I don't think I ever doubted it for a minute.
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If a business does well, the stock eventually follows.
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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.
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If past history was all there was to the game, the richest people would be librarians.
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There seems to be some perverse human characteristic that likes to make easy things difficult.
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Our favorite holding period is forever.
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When a management with a reputation for brilliance tackles a business with a reputation for bad economics, it is the reputation of the business that remains intact.
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Rule No.1: Never lose money. Rule No.2: Never forget rule No.1.
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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.
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A public opinion poll is no substitute for thought.
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You do things when the opportunities come along. I've had periods in my life when I've had a bundle of ideas come along, and I've had long dry spells. If I get an idea next week, I'll do something. If not, I won't do a damn thing.
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Great investment opportunities come around when excellent companies are surrounded by unusual circumstances that cause the stock to be misappraised.
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The investor of today does not profit from yesterday's growth.
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We enjoy the process far more than the proceeds.
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It takes 20 years to build a reputation and five minutes to ruin it. If you think about that, you'll do things differently.
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Risk comes from not knowing what you're doing.
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The business schools reward difficult complex behavior more than simple behavior, but simple behavior is more effective.
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You only have to do a very few things right in your life so long as you don't do too many things wrong.
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I don't look to jump over 7-foot bars: I look around for 1-foot bars that I can step over.
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Price is what you pay. Value is what you get.
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Buffett, Warren

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