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Warren Buffett Biography (Warren Edward Buffett) : Famous American Investor - Stock Market Guru
Famous for : The successful Berkshire Hathaway Company, being one of the richest men in the world, and for being a generous philanthropist.
Buffet details : Born - August 30, 1930 Omaha, Nebraska, USA / Lives - United States of America - Omaha

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A pin lies in wait for every bubble. And when the two eventually meet, a new wave of investors learns some very old lessons: First, many in Wall Street (a community in which quality control is not prized) will sell investors anything they will buy. Second, speculation is most dangerous when it looks easiest
Warren Buffett - Stock Market - Bubble - Bust - Investing - Knowledge - Wall Street - Greedy - Speculation

The 400 of us pay a lower part of our income in taxes than our receptionists do, or our cleaning ladies, for that matter. If you're in the luckiest 1 per cent of humanity, you owe it to the rest of humanity to think about the other 99 per cent.
Warren Buffett - Taxes - Income - Ruling Class - Capitalism - Rich

I could end the deficit in five minutes. You just pass a law that says that any time there's a deficit of more than three percent of GDP, all sitting members of Congress are ineligible for re-election.
Warren Buffett - Debt - Deficit - Congress

It is better to hang out with people better than you.. you'll drift in that direction.

Warren Buffett - Influence - Improvement

Wide diversification is only required when investors do not understand what they are doing.
Warren Buffett - Stock Market - Investing - Diversification

I don't look to jump over 7-foot bars: I look around for 1-foot bars that I can step over.

Warren Buffett - Smart - Investing

Only buy something that you'd be perfectly happy to hold if the market shut down for 10 years.
Warren Buffett - Stock Market - Long Term Investing

Someone's sitting in the shade today because someone planted a tree a long time ago.

Warren Buffett - Planning - Long Term Investing - Patience - Past

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.
Warren Buffett - Stock Market - Experts - Investing - Funny

We simply attempt to be fearful when others are greedy and to be greedy only when others are fearful.
Warren Buffett - Greed - Fear - Investing

Whether we're talking about socks or stocks, I like buying quality merchandise when it is marked down.
Warren Buffett - Stock Market - Investing - Cheap - Quality

When forced to choose, I will not trade even a night’s sleep for the chance of extra profits.
Warren Buffett - Risk - Investing - Profit

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 - Investing - Assets - Companies

Take me as an example. I happen to have a talent for allocating capital. But my ability to use that talent is completely dependent on the society I was born into. If I'd been born into a tribe of hunters, this talent of mine would be pretty worthless. I can't run very fast. I'm not particularly strong. I'd probably end up as some wild animal's dinner.
Warren Buffett - Stock Market - Investing - Talent - Society - Nature

Intrinsic value can be defined simply: It is the discounted value of the cash that can be taken out of a business during its remaining life. The calculation of intrinsic value, though, is not so simple. As our definition suggests, intrinsic value is an estimate rather than a precise figure, and it is additionally an estimate that must be changed if interest rates move or forecasts of future cash flows are revised.
Warren Buffett - Value - Companies - Interest Rates - Cash Flow - Forecast

Your premium brand had better be delivering something special, or it's not going to get the business.
Warren Buffett - Branding - Value

Our future rates of gain will fall far short of those achieved in the past. Berkshire's capital base is now simply too large to allow us to earn truly outsized returns. If you believe otherwise, you should consider a career in sales but avoid one in mathematics.
Warren Buffett - Stock Market - Investing - Profit - Sales - Mathematics

When we own portions of outstanding businesses with outstanding management, our favorite holding period is forever.
Warren Buffet - Long Term Investing - Business - Management

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