Warren Edward Buffett was born on August 30th, 1930. He is known as one the greatest investors of our time, and currently is the CEO of Berkshire Hathaway. He began investing at age 11, ran his own business at age 13, and today, has become the 3rd wealthiest in the world, with a net worth of over $80 billion.
Here are the top 10 most valuable quotes from Warren Buffett:
Rule #1: Never lose money. Rule #2: Never forget Rule #1.
Predicting rain doesn’t count. Building arks does.
I always knew I was going to be rich. I don’t think I ever doubted it for a minute.
It takes twenty years to build a reputation and five minutes to ruin it. If you think about that, you’ll do things differently.
Risk comes from not knowing what you’re doing.
It’s better to hang out with people better than you. Pick out associates whose behavior is better than yours and you’ll drift in that direction.
Our favorite holding period is forever.
Basically, when you get to my age, you’ll really measure your success in life by how many of the people you want to have love you actually do love you.
The rich invest in time, the poor invest in money.
The most important investment you can make is in yourself. Very few people get anything like their potential horsepower translated into the actual horsepower of their output in life. Potential exceeds realization for many people..The best asset is your own self. You can become to an enormous degree the person you want to be
Thank you Mr. Buffett!
Interesting Warren Buffett Facts:
- He has donated more than $46 billion and plans to donate majority of his wealth to charity.
- He has received the Presidential Medal of Freedom.
- He has only sent one email in his entire life.
- He spends 80% of his day reading.
- He lives in the same house he purchased in 1958.
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