75+ Warren Buffett Quotes on Leadership and Wealth

Warren Buffett is one of the most well-known people in the world. He is most notably known for his many successful ventures in the world of business and finance. Having created his first business as a teenager, his efforts were met with success, so this venture in the world of entrepreneurship encouraged him to future his education and seek a career in the world of business. When his studies were complete, Warren had earned a master’s degree in business management. Mr. Buffett began his remarkable career working for companies such as Buffett-Falk & Company and Graham-Newman Corporation. He then started his own company, Buffett Partnership Ltd, which was when he earned his first million dollars. Over the years, Warren Buffett has been the leader of successful companies that owned stocks in other companies such as The Washington Post, Geico, Exxon, and Duracell.

The astonishing success of this philanthropist has led him to being one of the most prominent speakers in the world. He has been known to make many statements that are both uplifting and empowering to other business-people and potential entrepreneurs. This collection of Warren Buffett’s quotes is truly inspirational whether you are an entrepreneur or simply concerned about leadership.

Warren Buffett’s Most Famous Quotes

  • Price is what you pay. Value is what you get. Warren Buffett
  • Never ask a barber if you need a haircut. Warren Buffett
  • It is not greed that drives the world but envy. Warren Buffett
  • My favourite holding period is forever. Warren Buffett
  • Look for a job you would take if you didn’t need a job. Warren Buffett
  • Go to bed a little smarter each day. Warren Buffett
  • The best investment you can make is in yourself. Warren Buffett
  • Intensity is the price of excellence. Warren Buffett
  • Honesty is a very expensive gift, don’t expect it from cheap people. Warren Buffett

Warren Buffett quote.

Honesty is a very expensive gift, don’t expect it from cheap people. Warren Buffett


Warren Buffett quote about risk.

Risk comes from not knowing what you’re doing. Warren Buffett


Warren Buffett life quote.

The more you learn, the more you earn. Warren Buffett

  • An idiot with a plan can beat a genius without a plan. Warren Buffett
  • Predicting rain doesn’t count. Building arks does. Warren Buffett
  • Be fearful when others are greedy and greedy when others are fearful. Warren Buffett
  • It is better to be approximately right than precisely wrong. Warren Buffett
  • Risk comes from not knowing what you’re doing. Warren Buffett
  • What the wise do in the beginning, fools do in the end. Warren Buffett
  • Every saint has a past. Every sinner has a future. Warren Buffett
  • You should never test the depth of the water with both feet. Warren Buffett
  • I buy expensive suits. They just look cheap on me. Warren Buffett
  • Anyone can read what I read, this is a fair playing field. Warren Buffett
  • Tell me who your heroes are and I’ll tell you how you’ll turn out to be. Warren Buffett
  • Chains of habit are too light to be felt until they are too heavy to be broken. Warren Buffett

Warren Buffett business quote.

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


Warren Buffett sleep quote.

Go to bed a little smarter each day. Warren Buffett


Warren Buffett quote.

Get something to improve yourself at least 1% each day. Warren Buffett

  • It’s only when the tide goes out that you learn who’s been swimming naked. Warren Buffett
  • I always knew I was going to be rich. I don’t think I ever doubted it for a minute. Warren Buffett
  • In the business world, the rear-view mirror is always clearer than the windshield. Warren Buffett
  • We don’t have to be smarter than the rest. We have to be more disciplined than the rest. Warren Buffett
  • I learned to go into business only with people whom I like, trust, and admire. Warren Buffett
  • ABCs of business decay, which are arrogance, bureaucracy and complacency. Warren Buffett
  • Someone is sitting in the shade today because someone planted a tree a long time ago. Warren Buffett
  • There’s class warfare, all right, but it’s my class, the rich class, that’s making war, and we’re winning. Warren Buffett
  • I don’t look to jump over 7-foot bars: I look around for 1-foot bars that I can step over. Warren Buffett
  • If you’re in the luckiest one per cent of humanity, you owe it to the rest of humanity to think about the other 99 per cent. Warren Buffett
  • In looking for people to hire, you look for three qualities: integrity, intelligence, and energy. And if they don’t have the first, the other two will kill you. Warren Buffett
  • In the world of business, the people who are most successful are those who are doing what they love. Warren Buffett
  • People always ask me where they should go to work, and I always tell them to go to work for whom they admire the most. Warren Buffett
  • Reading could be the BEST addiction one could have. The only proven side effect is imagination & an edge in knowledge. Warren Buffett
  • The difference between successful people and very successful people is that very successful people say no to almost everything. Warren Buffett
  • I could end the deficit in five minutes. You just pass a law that says that anytime there is a deficit of more than 3% of GDP all sitting members of congress are ineligible for reelection. Warren Buffett


Warren Buffett Quotes on Money

  • The more you learn, the more you earn. Warren Buffett
  • Don’t work for money, make money work for you. Warren Buffett
  • The rich invest in time, the poor invest in money. Warren Buffett
  • Rule No.1: Never lose money. Rule No.2: Never forget rule No.1. Warren Buffett
  • If past history was all that is needed to play the game of money, the richest people would be librarians. Warren Buffett
  • Do not save what is left after spending; instead spend what is left after saving. Warren Buffett
  • If you buy things you do not need, soon you will have to sell things you need. Warren Buffett
  • If you don’t find a way to make money while you sleep, you will work until you die. Warren Buffett

  • It’s not that I want money. It’s the fun if making money and watching it grow. Warren Buffett
  • Too often, a vast collection of possessions ends up possessing its owner. Warren Buffett
  • It’s nice to have a lot of money, but you know, you don’t want to keep it around forever. I prefer buying things. Otherwise, it’s a little like saving sex for your old age. Warren Buffett
  • My wealth has come from a combination of living in America, some lucky genes, and compound interest. Warren Buffett
  • When a person with money meets a person with experience, the one with experience ends up with the money and the one with money leaves with experience. Warren Buffett
  • If you are not happy being in the top one tenth of one percent wealthiest people on earth, being in the top one hundredth of one percent isn’t going to do anything for you. Warren Buffett
  • Of the billionaires I have known, money just brings out the basic traits in them. If they were jerks before they had money, they are simply jerks with a billion dollars. Warren Buffett
  • [Gold] gets dug out of the ground in Africa, or someplace. Then we melt it down, dig another hole, bury it again and pay people to stand around guarding it. It has no utility. Anyone watching from Mars would be scratching their head. Warren Buffett


Warren Buffett Quotes on Life

  • Life is like a snowball. The important thing is finding wet snow and a really long hill. Warren Buffett
  • …not doing what we love in the name of greed is very poor management of our lives. Warren Buffett
  • Get something to improve yourself at least 1% each day. Warren Buffett
  • It takes 20 years to build a reputation and five minutes to ruin it. If you think about that, you’ll do things differently. Warren Buffett
  • It is madness to risk losing what you need in pursuing what you simply desire. Warren Buffett
  • If you get to my age in life and nobody thinks well of you, I don’t care how big your bank account is, your life is a disaster. Warren Buffett
  • The happiest people do not necessarily have the best things. They simply appreciate the things they have. Warren Buffett
  • 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. Warren Buffett
  • Do what you love and work for whom you admire the most, and you’ve given yourself the best chance in life you can. Warren Buffett
  • I do know that when I am 60, I should be attempting to achieve different personal goals than those which had priority at age 20. Warren Buffett
  • 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. Warren Buffett
  • I insist on a lot of time being spent, almost every day, to just sit and think. That is very uncommon in American business. I read and think. So I do more reading and thinking, and make less impulse decisions than most people in business. I do it because I like this kind of life. Warren Buffett


Warren Buffett Quotes on Investing

  • The stock market is a device for transferring money from the impatient to the patient. Warren Buffett
  • Opportunities come infrequently. When it rains gold, put out the bucket, not the thimble. Warren Buffett
  • Beware the investment activity that produces applause; the great moves are usually greeted by yawns. Warren Buffett
  • If a business does well, the stock eventually follows. Warren Buffett
  • The investor of today does not profit from yesterday’s growth. Warren Buffett
  • If you aren’t thinking about owning a stock for ten years, don’t even think about owning it for ten minutes. Warren Buffett
  • Wall Street is the only place that people ride to in a Rolls Royce to get advice from those who take the subway. Warren Buffett
  • Time is the friend of the wonderful company, the enemy of the mediocre. Warren Buffett
  • I try to invest in businesses that are so wonderful that an idiot can run them. Because sooner or later, one will. Warren Buffett
  • A good business is not always a good purchase – although it’s a good place to look for one. Warren Buffett
  • Buy a stock the way you would buy a house. Understand and like it such that you’d be content to own it in the absence of any market. Warren Buffett
  • 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 five years. Warren Buffett
  • Look at market fluctuations as your friend rather than your enemy; profit from folly rather than participate in it. Warren Buffett


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