If you’re looking for investing or entrepreneurial advice, listening to the Oracle of Omaha is a great place to start. Warren Buffet is one of the wealthiest people in the world but he makes sure to present himself as devoid of pretention so that he might impart some of his financial wisdom on the less fortunate masses. With a humorous tone that appeals to the everyman investor, Buffet has some jewels in letters to shareholders and casual conversation that should not be ignored by any businessman, aspiring or established. Here are 7 Warren Buffet Quotes every investor and business person could learn from!
1. “Investors should remember that excitement and expenses are their enemies. And if they insist on trying to time their participation in equities, they should try to be fearful when others are greedy and greedy only when others are fearful.”
2. “The stock market is a no-called-strike game. You don’t have to swing at everything–you can wait for your pitch. The problem when you’re a money manager is that your fans keep yelling, ‘Swing, you bum!’
3. “Long ago, Sir Isaac Newton gave us three laws of motion, which were the work of genius. But Sir Isaac’s talents didn’t extend to investing: He lost a bundle in the South Sea Bubble, explaining later, “I can calculate the movement of the stars, but not the madness of men.