Warren Buffett Quotes – Part 7


I just sit in my office and read all day.

I just think that – when a country needs more income and we do, we’re only taking in 15 percent of GDP, I mean, that – that – when a country needs more income, they should get it from the people that have it.

I knew a lot about what I did when I was 20. I had read a lot, and I aspired to learn everything I could about the subject.

I learned to go into business only with people whom I like, trust, and admire.

I measure success by how many people love me.

I never attempt to make money on the stock market. I buy on the assumption that they could close the market the next day and not reopen it for ten years.

I never buy anything unless I can fill out on a piece of paper my reasons. I may be wrong, but I would know the answer to that …I’m paying $32 billion today for the Coca Cola Company because… If you can’t answer that question, you shouldn’t buy it. If you can answer that question, and you do it a few times, you’ll make a lot of money.

I really like my life. I’ve arranged my life so that I can do what I want.

I sent one e-mail in my life. I sent it to Jeff Raikes at Microsoft, and it ended up in court in Minneapolis, so I am one for one.

I think that both parties should declare the debt limit as a political weapon of mass destruction which can’t be used. I mean, it is silly to have a country that has 237 years building up its reputation and then have people threaten to tear it down because they’re not getting some other matter.