"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.'"
"Good night, good night! Parting is such sweet sorrow, that I shall say good night till it be morrow."Warren Buffett on William Shakespeare
"Deceiving others. That is what the world calls a romance."Warren Buffett on Oscar Wilde
"The word 'romance,' according to the dictionary, means excitement, adventure, and something extremely real. Romance should last a lifetime."Warren Buffett on Billy Graham
"A tramp, a gentleman, a poet, a dreamer, a lonely fellow, always hopeful of romance and adventure."Warren Buffett on Charlie Chaplin
"Romantic love is mental illness. But it's a pleasurable one. It's a drug. It distorts reality, and that's the point of it. It would be impossible to fall in love with someone that you really saw."Warren Buffett on Fran Lebowitz
"Our favorite holding period is forever."
"In the business world, the rearview mirror is always clearer than the windshield."
"The business schools reward difficult complex behavior more than simple behavior, but simple behavior is more effective."
"Your premium brand had better be delivering something special, or it's not going to get the business."
"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."