Buffet Wisdom

A series of quotes from Warren Buffett…

How many legs does a dog have if you call his tail a leg?
Four. Because calling a tail a leg does not make it a leg.

The chains of habit are too light to be felt, until they are too heavy to be broken.

What should I do with my life? We prefer questions that are harder.
My dad had a shelf with a bunch of investment books. They turned me on. This was before playboy.

I tell students to go work for an organization that you admire, or an individual that you admire. Which usually means that most NBA’s that I meet become self-employed.

Get the right spouse. Charlie talks about the man that spent 20 years looking for the perfect woman, and found her. Unfortunately, she was looking for the perfect man.

Hiring policies: it’s difficult to teach a new dog old tricks

The important thing to do when you find yourself in the hole is to stop digging.

When the phone don’t ring, you’ll know it’s me.

An ounce of prevention is worth a pound of cure

I would have enjoyed the play, except that I had an unfortunate seat. It faced the stage.

Lose money for the firm and I’ll be understanding. Lose money lose a shred of reputation and I will be ruthless.

If you can’t tell whose side somebody is on they are not on yours.

All I want to know is where I’m going to die, so I’ll never go there.

Inverting really works. Try singing country-western songs backwards and you will quickly regain your house, your car, and your wife.

If we can’t tolerate a possible consequence, we stay clear of planting its seeds.

Like Hell, it’s easy to enter and almost impossible to get out of.

My wife ran away with my best friend, and I sure miss him a lot.

How can I miss you if you won’t leave?

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