34 Tips about Analogies

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The economy depends about as much on economists as the weather does on weather forecasters.
An executive who hedges is like the captain of a ship who sees an iceberg up ahead and heads for his lifeboat without waking the sleeping passengers.
Good bankers, like good tea, can only be appreciated when they are in hot water.
Get to know two things about a man. How he earns his money and how he spends it. You will then have the clue to his character. You will have a...
Playing the stock market is analogous to entering a newspaper beauty-judging contest in which one must select the six prettiest faces out of a hundred...
If you aren't certain that you can understand and can value the business far better than Mr. Market you don't belong in the game. As they say in...
We also believe that investors can benefit by focusing on their own look-through earnings. To calculate these, they should determine the underlying...
You simply want to acquire, at a sensible price, a business with excellent economics and able, honest management. Thereafter, you need only monitor...
Some investment strategies -- for instance, our efforts in arbitrage over the years -- require wide diversification. If significant risk exists in a...
A mine is a hole in the ground owned by a liar.
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