Warren Buffett, the greatest investor of all times, stands third in the list of richest persons in the world with a net worth above $80 billion!
Often termed as the “Oracle of Omaha,” based on the place he lives and works from, he is known for his intelligent and intuitive investments. People who are interested in the stock market are found following the strategies of Warren Buffett.
Having seen both ups and downs in his life, Warren Buffett made his fortune with a very keen eye on investments. He invested in companies who had a strong foundation but are being valued less, on a longer term. His investments include Gillette, Dairy Queen, and Coca Cola, the companies which have now grown in leaps and bounds making him richer.
Whether it is having a Coke for breakfast or using an old model mobile phone, Warren Buffet has always done what he felt is right for him. He was ranked among the richest in 2008 with more than $60 billion of which he donated a lot to a charity that he climbed down the ranks to the second place the following year.
It is quite true that Warren Buffett is a living legend who inspires people of all ages around the world. Here are some of his inspirational quotes on success.
"Someone is sitting in the shade today because someone planted a tree a long time ago."
"Risk comes from not knowing what you're doing."
"The first rule is not to lose. The second rule is not to forget the first rule."
"It's far better to buy a wonderful company at a fair price than a fair company at a wonderful price."
"Only when the tide goes out do you discover who's been swimming naked."
"Price is what you pay. Value is what you get."
"Chains of habit are too light to be felt until they are too heavy to be broken."
"Honesty is a very expensive gift, don't expect it from cheap people."
"No matter how great the talent or efforts, some things just take time."
"You can't produce a baby in one month by getting nine women pregnant"
"I always knew I was going to be rich. I don't think I ever doubted it for a minute."
"I will tell you how to become rich. Close the doors. Be fearful when others are greedy. Be greedy when others are fearful."
"Opportunities come infrequently. When it rains gold, put out the bucket, not the thimble."
"Never give up searching for the job that you are passionate about."
"Do not save what is left after spending; instead spend what is left after saving."
"If you buy things you do not need, soon you will have to sell things you need."
"The most important investment you can make is in yourself."
"Life is like a snowball. The important thing is finding wet snow and a really long hill."
"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 quotes of Warren Buffett give you an insight into his views both on life and on investment. But that is not all his quotes are about. He follows certain core values strictly in both his investments and in his life. His life experience is quite visible through his quotes.