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"You ought to be able to explain why you're taking the job you're taking, why you're making the investment you're making, or whatever it may be. And if it can't stand applying pencil to paper, you'd better think it through some more. And if you can't write an intelligent answer to those questions, don't do it."
-- Warren Buffett

“By holding expensive securities with low prospective returns, people choose to risk actual loss. We prefer the risk of lost opportunity to that of lost capital, and agree wholeheartedly with the sentiment espoused by respected value investor Jean-Marie Eveillard, when he said, “I would rather lose half our shareholders…than lose half our shareholder’s money…”
-- Seth Klarman

Never ask a barber if you need a haircut.
-- Warren Buffett



When you get to my age, you'll really measure your success in life by how many of the people you want to have love you actually do love you.
-- Warren Buffett

I don't want to buy any stock where if they close the New York Stock Exchange tomorrow for five years I won't be happy owning it. I buy a farm and I don't get a quote on it for five years and I'm happy if the farm does ok. I buy an apartment house, don't get a quote on it for five years - I'm happy if the apartment house produces the returns that I expect. But people buy a stock and they look at the price the next morning and they decide if they're doing well or not doing well. It's crazy because they're buying a piece of a business.
-- Warren Buffett

"14. Does the management talk freely to investors about its affairs when things are going well but "clam up" when troubles and disappointments occur?"
-- Philip A. Fisher - "One of the Fifteen points to look for in a common stock"

"For some reason, people take their cues from price action rather than from values. What doesn't work is when you start doing things that you don't understand or because they worked last week for somebody else. The dumbest reason in the world to buy a stock is because it's going up."
-- Warren Buffett

Intense interest in any subject is indispensable if you're really going to excel in it.
-- Charlie Munger

Before you can control conditions, you must first control yourself.
-- Napoleon Hill

"12. Does the company have a short-range or long-range outlook in regards to profits?"
-- Philip A. Fisher - "One of the Fifteen points to look for in a common stock"

A girl in a convertible is worth five in the phonebook.
- Berkshire Hathaway 2000 Chairman’s Letter.
-- Warren Buffett

"If a business does well, the stock eventually follows."
-- Warren Buffett

I have learned silence from the talkative, toleration from the intolerant, and kindness from the unkind; yet, strange, I am ungrateful to these teachers.
-- Kahlil Gibran

Stocks are simple. All you do is buy shares in a great business for less than the business is intrinsically worth, with managers of the highest integrity and ability. Then you own those shares forever.
-- Warren Buffett

"Investing in a market where people believe in efficiency is like playing bridge with someone who has been told it doesn’t do any good to look at the cards."
-- Warren Buffett on the efficient market hypothesis

"It's crazy to take little in between jobs just because they look good on your resume. That's like saving sex for your old age. Do what you love and work for whom you admire the most, and you've given yourself the best chance in life you can."
2001?
- speech at Terry College of Business at the University of Georgia
-- Warren Buffett

The disadvantage of being in any kind of a market type environment - and Wall Street would be the extreme - is that you get over stimulated. You think you have to do something every day.
-- Warren Buffett

"We've long felt that the only value of stock forecasters is to make fortune tellers look good. Even now, Charlie and I continue to believe that short-term market forecasts are poison and should be kept locked up in a safe place, away from children and also from grown-ups who behave in the market like children."
- At the bottom of the bear market in October 1974 a Forbes article interviewed Buffett. Buffett, for the first time in his life, made public prediction about the stock market.
-- Warren Buffett