Warren Buffett Quotes – Part 16

The only way to get love is to be lovable. It’s very irritating if you have a lot of money. You’d like to think you could write a check: ‘I’ll buy a million dollars’ worth of love.’ But it doesn’t work that way. The more you give love away, the more you get.

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 all trickle down to the rest of you. But that has not worked the last 10 years, and I hope the American public is catching on.

The rich invest in time, the poor invest in money.

The smarter the journalists are, the better off society is. For to a degree, people read the press to inform themselves – and the better the teacher, the better the student body.

The stock market is a no-called-strike game. You don’t have to swing at everything – you can wait for your pitch.

The stock market is designed to transfer money from the Active to the Patient.

There are 309 million people out there that are trying to improve their lot in life. And we’ve got a system that allows them to do it.

There comes a time when you ought to start doing what you want. Take a job that you love. You will jump out of bed in the morning. I think you are out of your mind if you keep taking jobs that you don’t like because you think it will look good on your resume. Isn’t that a little like saving up sex for your old age?

There is nothing wrong with a ‘know nothing’ investor who realizes it. The problem is when you are a ‘know nothing’ investor but you think you know something.

There seems to be some perverse human characteristic that likes to make easy things difficult.