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Our favorite holding period is forever.
[Business]
 

Price is what you pay. Value is what you get.
 

Risk comes from not knowing what you're doing.
 

Risk is a part of God's game, alike for men and nations.
 

Rule No.1: Never lose money. Rule No.2: Never forget rule No.1.
 

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.
 

Someone's sitting in the shade today because someone planted a tree a long time ago.
 

The business schools reward difficult complex behavior more than simple behavior, but simple behavior is more effective.
 

The first rule is not to lose. The second rule is not to forget the first rule.
 

The investor of today does not profit from yesterday's growth.
 

The only time to buy these is on a day with no "y" in it.
 

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.
 

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

Time is the friend of the wonderful company, the enemy of the mediocre.
 

Value is what you get.
 

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

We believe that according the name 'investors' to institutions that trade actively is like calling someone who repeatedly engages in one-night stands a 'romantic.'
 

We enjoy the process far more than the proceeds.
 

We simply attempt to be fearful when others are greedy and to be greedy only when others are fearful.
[Attempt]
 

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.
 


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