"I’ve missed more than 9000 shots in my career. I’ve lost almost 300 games. 26 times, I’ve been trusted to take the game winning shot and missed. I’ve failed over and over and over again in my life. And that is why I succeed."
“What is the recipe for successful achievement? To my mind there are just four essential ingredients: Choose a career you love… Give it the best there is in you… Seize your opportunities… And be a member of the team.”
“Your goal as an investor should be simply to purchase, at a rational price, a part interest in an easily understandable business, whose earnings are virtually certain to be materially higher, 5, 10, and 20 years from now.”
“We had a fundamental belief that doing it right the first time was much easier and cheaper than having to go back and fix it. And I cannot say strongly enough that the repercussions of that attitude are staggering. ”
“Business underlies everything in our national life, including our spiritual life. Witness the fact that in the Lord’s Prayer the first petition is for daily bread. No one can worship God or love his neighbour on an empty stomach.”