A Million Dollars’ Worth of Love

“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.”
~ Warren Edward Buffett,
Business Magnate, Investor, Philanthropist &
Founder – Buffett Foundation
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Love: A Million Dollars Worth

“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.”
~ Warren Edward Buffett,
Business Magnate, Investor, Philanthropist &
Founder of the Buffett Foundation

Only One?

“Never depend on single income.”
~ Warren Edward Buffett,
Business Magnate, Investor, Philanthropist &
Founder of the Buffett Foundation

I, E, I – The Last I

“Look for three things in a person:
Intelligence, Energy and Integrity.
If they don’t have the last one,
don’t even bother with the first two.”
~ Warren Edward Buffett,
Business Magnate, Investor, Philanthropist &
Founder of the Buffett Foundation

Spending After Saving

Calculating savings & spending
Image courtesy of Pixabay’s Jarmoluk
“Do not save what is left after spending
spend what is left after saving.”
~ Warren Edward Buffett,
Business Magnate, Investor, Philanthropist &
Founder of the Buffett Foundation

Have More Than One Income

“Never depend on single income.
Make investments to create a second source.”
~ Warren Edward Buffett,
Business Magnate, Investor, Philanthropist &
Founder of the Buffett Foundation

It’s Not a Good Deal, With a Bad Person

“You can’t make a good deal with a bad person.”
~ Warren Edward Buffett,
Business Magnate, Investor, Philanthropist & Founder of the Buffett Foundation

A Billionaire’s Key: Sitting, Reading & Thinking

“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 less impulse decisions than most people in business. I do it because I like this kind of life.”
~ Warren Edward Buffett,
Business Magnate, Investor,
Philanthropist & Founder of the Buffett Foundation

Friends: Interesting, Diverse & Long-standing

“Too often, a vast collection of possessions ends up possessing its owner. The asset I most value, aside from health, is interesting, diverse, and long-standing friends.”
~ Warren Edward Buffett,
Business Magnate, Investor, Philanthropist & Founder of the Buffett Foundation

Ever-Resilient America

“It’s never paid to bet against America.
We come through things,
… its not always a smooth ride.”
~ Warren Edward Buffett,
Business Magnate, Investor, Philanthropist &
Founder of the Buffett Foundation

The Smarter the Journalists …

“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.”
~ Warren Edward Buffett,
Business Magnate, Investor, Philanthropist &
Founder of the Buffett Foundation

Be Not a Jerk

“Of the billionaires I have known,
money just brings out
the basic traits in them.
If they were jerks before they had money,
they are simply jerks
with a billion dollars.”
~ Warren Edward Buffett,
Business Magnate, Investor, Philanthropist &
Founder of the Buffett Foundation

Make Your Business Wonderful!

“Iime
is the friend
of the wonderful business,
the enemy of the mediocre.”
~ Warren Edward Buffett,
Business Magnate, Investor, Philanthropist &
Founder of the Buffett Foundation

Thinking Rich

“I always knew I was going to be rich.
I don’t think I ever doubted it for a minute.”
~ Warren Edward Buffett,
Business Magnate, Investor, Philanthropist &
Founder of the Buffett Foundation