Warren Buffett was born on August 30th, 1930. He is considered by many to be one of the most successful investors in the world. He is also one of the wealthiest people in the United States with a total net worth of almost $80 billion.

Warren Buffett is a remarkable philanthropist, having pledged to give away 99 percent of his fortune to many philanthropic causes. He is not only known for his investments and his generosity, but also for his wonderful words of wisdom. Take a few minutes and enjoy this collection of the very best Warren Buffett Quotes.

30 Best Warren Buffett Quotes

 

1. “Rule No.1: Never lose money. Rule No.2: Never forget rule No.1.” – Warren Buffett

 

2. “In the business world, the rear-view mirror is always clearer than the windshield.” – Warren Buffett

 

3. “Price is what you pay. Value is what you get.” – Warren Buffett

 

4. “We’re still in a recession. We’re not gonna be out of it for a while, but we will get out.” – Warren Buffett

 

5. “Someone is sitting in the shade today because someone planted a tree a long time ago.” – Warren Buffett

30 Best Warren Buffett Quotes

 

6. “It’s better to hang out with people better than you. Pick out associates whose behavior is better than yours and you’ll drift in that direction.” – Warren Buffett

 

7. “It’s far better to buy a wonderful company at a fair price than a fair company at a wonderful price.” – Warren Buffett

 

8. “The best thing I did was to choose the right heroes.” – Warren Buffett

 

9. “Risk comes from not knowing what you’re doing.” – Warren Buffett

 

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

 

11. “If you get to my age in life and nobody thinks well of you, I don’t care how big your bank account is, your life is a disaster.” – Warren Buffett

 

12. “If a business does well, the stock eventually follows.” – Warren Buffett

 

13. “Chains of habit are too light to be felt until they are too heavy to be broken.” – Warren Buffett

 

14. “It takes 20 years to build a reputation and five minutes to ruin it. If you think about that, you’ll do things differently.” – Warren Buffett

 

15. “Tell me who your heroes are and I’ll tell you who you’ll turn out to be.” – Warren Buffett

 

16. “Honesty is a very expensive gift. Don’t expect it from cheap people.” – Warren Buffett

30 Best Warren Buffett Quotes

 

17. “I don’t look to jump over 7-foot bars: I look around for 1-foot bars that I can step over.” – Warren Buffett

 

18. “Wall Street is the only place that people ride to in a Rolls Royce to get advice from those who take the subway.” – Warren Buffett

 

19. “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.” – Warren Buffett

 

20. “You only have to do a very few things right in your life so long as you don’t do too many things wrong.” – Warren Buffett

 

21. “Predicting rain doesn’t count. Building arks does.” – Warren Buffett

 

22. “The investor of today does not profit from yesterday’s growth.” – Warren Buffett

 

23. “There seems to be some perverse human characteristic that likes to make easy things difficult.” – Warren Buffett

 

24. “Value is what you get.” – Warren Buffett

 

25. “The big question about how people behave is whether they’ve got an Inner Scorecard or an Outer Scorecard. It helps if you can be satisfied with an Inner Scorecard.” – Warren Buffett

 

26. “Your premium brand had better be delivering something special, or it’s not going to get the business.” – Warren Buffett

 

27. “Should you find yourself in a chronically leaking boat, energy devoted to changing vessels is likely to be more productive than energy devoted to patching leaks.” – Warren Buffett

 

28. “Why not invest your assets in the companies you really like? As Mae West said, ‘Too much of a good thing can be wonderful’.” – Warren Buffett

 

29. “In the world of business, the people who are most successful are those who are doing what they love.” – Warren Buffett

 

30. “The most important investment you can make is in yourself.” – Warren Buffett

30 Best Warren Buffett Quotes

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Damien Thomas

I believe that personal development is an exciting lifelong process as well as a wonderful journey of self-discovery. It is my sincere wish that I can help people to believe in themselves, believe in their dreams, and most importantly, to take action to achieve the life of their dreams.