Warren Buffett Sayings and Quotes

Below you will find our collection of inspirational, wise, and humorous old Warren Buffett quotes, Warren Buffett sayings, and Warren Buffett proverbs, collected over the years from a variety of sources.

Investing requires qualities of temperament way more than it requires qualities of intellect. Warren Buffett
Cash combined with courage in a time of crisis is priceless. Warren Buffett
Investing is forgoing consumption now in order to have the ability to consume more at a later date. Warren Buffett
Unless you can watch your stock holding decline by 50% without becoming panic-stricken, you should not be in the stock market. Warren Buffett
Investing is laying out money today to receive more money tomorrow. Warren Buffett
Investing is not as tough as being a top-notch bridge player. All it takes is the ability to see things as they really are. Warren Buffett
In investing, just as in baseball, to put runs on the scoreboard, one must watch the playing field, not the scoreboard. Warren Buffett
Investing is laying out money now to get more money back in the future. Warren Buffett
Unfortunately, the hangover may prove to be proportional to the binge. Warren Buffett
The ability to say no is a tremendous advantage for an investor. Warren Buffett
Enjoy your work and work for whom you admire. Warren Buffett
You do not adequately protect yourself by being half awake when other are sleeping. Warren Buffett
You don't ever ask a barber whether you need a haircut. Warren Buffett
Wealth is having enough. That means to some people, no matter how much they have, they can't really be wealthy because they want more than they've got. Warren Buffett
The difference between successful people and really successful people is that really successful people say no to almost everything. Warren Buffett
Outstanding long-term results are produced primarily by avoiding dumb decisions, rather than by making brilliant ones. Warren Buffett
The smartest side to take in a bidding war is the losing side. Warren Buffett
If you want to soar like an eagle in life, you can't be flocking with the turkeys. Warren Buffett
The obligation of a society as prosperous as ours is to figure out how nobody gets left too far behind. Warren Buffett
Life is like a snowball. The important thing is finding wet snow and a really long hill. Warren Buffett
Cash combined with courage in a time of crisis is priceless. Warren Buffett
When bills come due, only cash is legal tender. Don't leave home without it. Warren Buffett
When people talk about cash being king, it's not king if it just sits there and never does anything. Warren Buffett
A newspaper that reduces its coverage of the news important to its community is certain to reduce its readership as well Warren Buffett
Only when the tide goes out do you discover who's been swimming naked. Warren Buffett
Everybody's got a different circle of competence. The important thing is not how big the circle is. The important thing is staying inside the circle. Warren Buffett
The key to success is emotional stability. Warren Buffett
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
The less prudence with which others conduct their affairs, the greater the prudence with which we should conduct our own affairs. Warren Buffett
Occasionally, a man must rise above principles. Warren Buffett