Investor extraordinaire Warren Buffett, owner of Berkshire Hathaway and extreme philanthropist, is known for his wit, simplicity, and uncanny knack for making a boatload of cash. This man has a lot to say about life, investing, money, work, and common sense and he should be listened to.
Chains of habit are too light to felt until they are too heavy to be broken.
I don’t try to jump over 7-foot bars: I look around for 1-foot bars that I can step over.
If we find a company we like, the level of the market will not really impact our decisions. We will decide company by company. We spend essentially no time thinking about macroeconomic factors. In other words, if somebody handed us a predictions by the most revered intellectual on the subject, with figures for unemployment or [...]
When I go to my office every morning, I feel like I’m going to the Sistine Chapel to paint.
As Jesse Owens’ child, your development would not be facilitated by letting you start 100-yard dashes at the 50-yard line.
Someone’s sitting in the shade today because someone planted a tree a long time ago.
It’s easier to create money than to spend it.
To swim a fast 100 meters, it’s better to swim with the tide than to work on your stroke.