Top Warren Buffett Quotes You Need to Reference Daily

It’s no surprise that so many traders and investors know who Warren Buffett is. He’s probably who everyone thinks of when looking for smart investing advice.

Even if you haven’t read any of his books or listened to him in interviews, these top Warren Buffett quotes (although 30 words or less) contain so much wisdom you need to read them daily.

Print these out, keep them on your phone, whatever. Warren Buffett really is the man:

One

“Rule number one, never lose money. Rule number two, never forget rule number one.”

Two

“In the business world, the rear view mirror is always clearer than the windshield.”

Three

“Price is what you pay, value is what you get.”

Four

“It is far better to buy a wonderful company at a fair price than a fair company at a wonderful price.”

Five

“The rich are always going to say that ‘You know, just give us more money and we’ll go out and spend more and then it will take a trickle down to the rest of you’, that has not worked in the last 10 years and I hope the American public is catching on.”

Six

“The investor of today does not profit from yesterday’s growth.”

Seven

Number seven, “Risk comes from not knowing what you’re doing.”

Eight

“You only have to do a very few things right in your life so long as you don’t do too many things wrong.”

Nine

“I would say the most satisfying thing actually is watching my three children each pick up on their own interests and work many more hours per week than most people that have jobs at trying to intelligently give away the money in field that they particularly care about.”

Ten

“If past history was all there was to the gain, the richest people would be librarians.”

Eleven

“Time is the friend of the wonderful company, the enemy of a mediocre.”

Twelve

“Should you find yourself in a chronically leaking boat energy devoted to changing vessels is likely to be more productive than energy devoted to patching leaks.”

Thirteen

“We simply attempt to be fearful when others are greedy and to be greedy only when others are fearful.”

Fourteen

“Risk comes from not knowing what you’re doing.”

Fifteen

“You do things when the opportunities come along. I’ve had periods in my life when I’ve had a bundle of ideas come along and I’ve had long dry spells. If I get an idea next week, I’ll do something. If not, I won’t do a damn thing.”