50 Warren Buffett Famous Quotes on Investing and Life

As we all know that Warren Buffett is one of the greatest investors of all time. 

You can learn much more from him than any other investor in the world. 

Every great investor in the world loves to learn from Warren Buffett. They eagerly follow the wit and wisdom of Warren Buffett. 

The investing philosophies of Warren Buffett are very simple. He only invests in the business he understands. And he buys it when it is selling at a cheap price.

Warren Buffett is always against trading, he always encourages everyone to do long-term trading. 

There are many things you can learn from Warren about investing in life. 

50 Best Warren Buffett famous quotes on investing and life.

1

Rule no. 1: Never lose money.

Rule no. 2: Never forget Rule no. 1.

2

I made my first investment at age eleven. I was wasting my life up until then. 

3

Never be afraid to ask for too much when selling or Offer too little when buying.

4

You can’t make a good deal with a bad person.

5

You should invest in a business that even a fool can run because someday a fool will.

6

I buy stocks when those lemmings are headed the other way. 

7

The investment must be Rational, if you don’t understand it, don’t do it. 

8

It is impossible to unsign a contract, so do all your thinking before you sign.

9

It is easier to stay out of trouble than it is to get out of trouble.

10

You should invest like a Catholic marries – for life.

11

Wall Street is the only place that people ride to in a Rolls-Royce to get advice from those who take the subway.

12

Happiness doesn’t buy you money.

13

It takes twenty years to build a reputation and five minutes to lose it. If you think about that, you will do things differently.

14

The market, like the lord, helps those who help themselves. But unlike the lord, the market does not forgive those who know not what to do. 

15

I don’t try to jump over a seven-foot bar, I look around for one-foot bars that I can step over. 

16

The chain of habit is too light to be felt until they are too heavy to be broken.

17

Marring for money is probably a bad idea under any circumstances, but it is absolutely nuts if you are already rich. 

18

It is not necessary to do extraordinary things to get extraordinary results. 

19

You should look at stocks as small pieces of a business.

20

My idea of a group decision is to look in the mirror.

Further Reading: Warren Buffett Rules of investing.

21

With each investment you make, you should have the courage and the conviction to place at least 10% of your net worth in that stock. 

22

Money, to some extent, sometimes lets you be in more interesting environments. But it can’t change how many people love you or how healthy you are. 

23

Anything that can’t go on forever will end.

24

When a management with a reputation for brilliance tackles a business with a reputation for poor fundaments economics. It is the reputation of the business that remains intact.

25

Accounting is the language of business.

26

If the business does well, the stock eventually follows.

27

With enough inside information and a million dollars, you can go broke in a year.

28

Read Ben Graham and Phil Fisher, read annual reports, but don’t do equations with Greek letters in them.

29

I am a better investor because I am a businessman, and a better businessman because I am an investor. 

30

If calculus or algebra were required to be a great investor, I’d have to go back to delivering newspapers. 

31

You have to think for yourself. It always amazes me how high-IQ people mindlessly imitate. I never get food ideas talking to other people. 

32

The smarter the journalists are, the better off society is.

33

It’s hard to teach a young dog old tricks.

34

In looking for someone to hire, you look for three qualities: integrity, intelligence, and energy. But the most important is integrity, because if they don’t have that, the other two qualities, intelligence, and energy, are going to kill you. 

35

If you hit a hole in one on every hole, you wouldn’t play golf for very long. 

36

Forecasts usually tell us more of the forecaster than of the forecast. 

37

A public-opinion poll is no a substitute for thought.

38

The business schools reward difficult, complex behavior more than simple behavior but simple behavior is more effective. 

39

Diversification is a protection against ignorance. It makes very little sense for those who know what they are doing. 

40

Wall streel makes its money on activity. You make your money on inactivity.

41

Wide diversification is only required when investors do not understand what they are doing.

42

You only have to do very few things right in your life so long as you don’t do too many things wrong.

43

If you let yourself be undisciplined on the small things, you will probably be undisciplined on the large things as well.

44

There is nothing like writing to force you to think and get your thoughts straight. 

45

I buy expensive suits. They just look cheap on me. 

46

A stock doesn’t know that you own it.

47

When you combine ignorance and borrowed money, the consequences can get interesting. 

48

We simply attempt to be fearful when others are greedy and to be greedy only when others are fearful.

49

The most important thing to do if you find yourself in a hole is to stop digging. 

50

Most people get interested in stocks when everyone else is. The time to get interested is when no one else is. You can’t buy what is popular and do well. 

Bottom line 

What have you learned from the above quotes? Which are your best quotes from warren? 

Let me know in the comment section. I will appreciate your effort. 

If you are an active investor you have definitely got something from this Warren Buffett famous quotes list. 

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Shubham Pal

A student and an investor. Shubham has a passion for investing in the stock market. He loves to talk about investing, money, and the stock market. He is a follower of Warren Buffett. He loves to read personal finance and investing books.

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