Warren Buffett Quotes (155 quotes)
“It takes 20 years to build a reputation and five minutes to ruin it. If you think about that, you'll do things differently.”
The Tao of Warren Buffett (2006) by Mary Buffett and David Clark, p. 13
“Look at market fluctuations as your friend rather than your enemy; profit from folly rather than participate in it.”
Warren Buffett Speaks: Wit and Wisdom from the World's Greatest Investor (John Wiley & Sons, 2007) by Janet Lowe, p. 117
“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.”
Variation: "If you were a jerk before, you'll be a bigger jerk with a billion dollars." Source: Forbes, 21 April 1997. As quoted in "Of Permanent Value: The Story of Warren Buffett" (2005 Edition) by Andrew Kilpatrick
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Born: August 30, 1930 (age 88)
Bio: Warren Edward Buffett is an American business magnate, investor, and philanthropist. He is widely considered the most successful investor of the 20th century. He is the primary shareholder, chairman and CEO of Berkshire Hathaway. He is consistently ranked among the world's wealthiest people.