Inspiration from Warren Buffett

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CORT is proud to be a subsidiary of Berkshire Hathaway, headed by Warren Buffett. Mr. Buffett inspires many around the world with both his business savvy and his philanthropic spirit. Today we’d like to share a few of our favorite inspirational quotes from Warren Buffett that apply not just to business but also to everyday life.


It takes 20 years to build a reputation and five minutes to ruin it. If you think about that, you’ll do things differently.

Honesty is a very expensive gift – don’t expect it from cheap people.

 It’s much easier to stay out of trouble now than to get out of trouble later.

 You can’t make a good deal with a bad person. 

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

 You are neither right nor wrong because the crowd disagrees with you.

 Don’t risk what is important to you, to get what is not important to you.

 Money will not change how healthy you are or how many people love you.

 Someone is sitting in the shade today because someone else planted a tree long ago.

 The trick is, when there is nothing to do, do nothing. 

 If principles can become dated, they’re not principles.