Warren Buffett is one of the most successful investors the World have ever witnessed. He is mostly involved in the field of network marketing and is now actively present in the MLM sphere. This highly successful gentleman has a lot to offer to the present generation and to the upcoming generations too.

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His quotes on life and success are worth reading and inspiring and that inspiration has given him a place among the richest men in the Network Marketing industry.

This blog is a leap forward in the same direction.

Do read this collection of Top 50 Warren Buffett Quotes for Life & Success and get inspired. It would be helping you with your Investing, Personal Finance and Life in general.


1.“Someone is sitting in the shade today because someone planted a tree a long time ago”


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


3.“Predicting rain doesn’t count. Building arks does


4.“Wall Street is the only place that people ride to in a Rolls Royce to get advice from those who take the subway


5.“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


6.“It’s good to learn from your mistakes. It’s better to learn from other people’s mistakes.”


7.“In the business world, the rearview mirror is always clearer than the windshield”


8.“It’s far better to buy a wonderful company at a fair price than a fair company at a wonderful price”


9.“I think that both parties should declare the debt limit as a political weapon of mass destruction which can’t be used. I mean, it is silly to have a country that has 237 years building up its reputation and then have people threaten to tear it down because they’re not getting some other matter”


10.“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”


11.“Only when the tide goes out to do you discover who’s been swimming naked”


12. “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”


13.“Price is what you pay. Value is what you get”


14.“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 that money in fields that they particularly care about”


 15.“Chains of habit are too light to be felt until they are too heavy to be broken”


16.“When a management with a reputation for brilliance tackles a business with a reputation for bad economics, it is the reputation of the business that remains intact”


17.“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”


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



19.“I sent one email in my life. I sent it to Jeff Raikes at Microsoft, and it ended up in court in Minneapolis, so I am one for one”


20.“You know, people talk about this being an uncertain time. You know, all the time is uncertain. I mean, it was uncertain back in – in 2007, we just didn’t know it was uncertain. It was – uncertain on September 10th, 2001. It was uncertain on October 18th, 1987, you just didn’t know it”


21.“Somebody once said that in looking for people to hire, you look for three qualities: integrity, intelligence, and energy. And if you don’t have the first, the other two will kill you. You think about it; it’s true. If you hire somebody without [integrity], you really want them to be dumb and lazy”  


22.“Honesty is a very expensive gift, Don’t expect it from cheap people”  


23.“What an investor needs is the ability to correctly evaluate selected businesses. Note that word “selected”: you don’t have to be an expert on every company, or even many. You only have to be able to evaluate companies within your circle of competence. The size of that circle is not very important; knowing its boundaries, however, is vital ”  


24.“If you’re in the luckiest one percent of humanity, you owe it to the rest of humanity to think about the other 99 percent”  


 25.“The most important thing to do if you find yourself in a hole is to stop digging”


26.“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 fewer impulse decisions than most people in the business. I do it because I like this kind of life”


27.“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.”


 28.“There’s class warfare, all right, but it’s my class, the rich class, that’s making war, and we’re winning”


29.“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?”  


30.“It takes 20 years to build a reputation and five minutes to ruin it. If you think about that you’ll do things differently”  


31.“No matter how great the talent or efforts, some things just take time”  


32.“Rule No. 1: Never lose money. Rule No. 2: Never forget Rule No. 1”  


33.“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”  


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


35.“You never know who’s swimming naked until the tide goes out”  


 36.“You can’t produce a baby in one month by getting nine women pregnant”  


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


38.“I always knew I was going to be rich. I don’t think I ever doubted it for a minute


39.“What an investor need is the ability to correctly evaluate selected businesses. Note that the word “selected”: you don’t have to be an expert on every company or even many. You only have to be able to evaluate companies within your circle of competence. The size of that circle is not very important; knowing its boundaries, however, is vital”


40.“I’ve seen more people fail because of liquor and leverage — leverage being borrowed money. You really don’t need leverage in this world much. If you’re smart, you’re going to make a lot of money without borrowing”


41.“The difference between successful people and really successful people is that really successful person say no to almost everything”


42.“I tell college students when you get to be my age you will be successful if the people who you hope to have loved you, do love you”


43.“I will tell you how to become rich. Close the doors. Be fearful when others are greedy. Be greedy when others are fearful”


44.“Pick associates whose behaviour is better than yours and You’ll drift in that direction”


45.“I am a better investor because I am a businessman, and a better businessman because I am an investor”


46.“If you aren’t willing to own a stock for ten years, don’t even think about owning it for ten minutes. Put together a portfolio of companies whose aggregate earnings march upward over the years, and so also will the portfolio’s market value”


47.“Diversification is a protection against ignorance. It makes very little sense for those who know what they’re doing”


48.“Opportunities come infrequently. When it rains gold, put out the bucket, not the thimble”


49. “I measure success by how many people love me.”


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


The Secret Mantra of Warren Buffett

The main secret mantra for Warren Buffett’s success is that he never stops learning, even after being successful. This behavior is one that we all could learn the form! And some famous personalities have noticed that he is a far better investor than he was at his peak time.

The game is to learn every day something you can, and success in life will be sure!

If you feel this blog has missed out any of the really interesting quotes of Warren Buffett, do comment below!

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