Best Omaha Quotes : Omaha Sayings

These Omaha quotes will inspire you. Omaha is the largest city in the U.S. state of Nebraska and the county seat of Douglas County.

A collection of motivating, happy, and encouraging Omaha quotes, Omaha sayings, and Omaha proverbs.

Famous Omaha Quotes

  1. “It takes 20 years to build a reputation and five minutes to ruin it. If you think about that, you’ll do things differently.” ~ Warren Buffett
  2. “Chains of habit are too light to be felt until they are too heavy to be broken.” ~ Warren Buffett
  3. “You only have to do a very few things right in your life so long as you don’t do too many things wrong.” ~ Warren Buffett
  4. “Only buy something that you’d be perfectly happy to hold if the market shut down for 10 years.” ~ Warren Buffett

  5. “Whether we’re talking about socks or stocks, I like buying quality merchandise when it is marked down.” ~ Warren Buffett
  6. “Too much of a good thing can be wonderful.” ~ Mae West
  7. “Time is the friend of the wonderful company, the enemy of the mediocre.” ~ Warren Buffett
  8. “A public-opinion poll is no substitute for thought.” ~ Warren Buffett

  9. “When forced to choose, I will not trade even a night’s sleep for the chance of extra profits.” ~ Warren Buffett
  10. “Omaha is a little like Newark, without Newark’s glamour.” ~ Joan Rivers
  11. “If I’m lucky, in a month from now, best-case scenario, I’m managing a Cinnabon in Omaha.” ~ Saul
  12. “I think you should read everything you can. In my case, by the age of 10, I’d read every book in the Omaha public library about investing, some twice.

    You need to fill your mind with various competing thoughts and decide which make sense.” ~ Warren Buffett

  13. “Omaha is a game that was invented by a sadist and is played by masochists.” ~ Shane Smith
  14. “You can park your snark at the gate, Omaha.” ~ Rainbow Rowell
  15. “Pull a string, a puppet moves … each man must realize that it can all disappear very quickly: the cat, the woman, the job, the front tire, the bed, the walls, the room; all our necessities including love, rest on foundations of sand – and any given cause, no matter how unrelated: the death of a boy in Hong Kong or a blizzard in Omaha … can serve as your undoing. all your chinaware crashing to the kitchen floor, your girl will enter and you’ll be standing, drunk, in the center of it and she’ll ask: my god, what’s the matter? and you’ll answer: I don’t know, I don’t know.” ~ Charles Bukowski
  16. “Although Omaha is my birthplace and the place I grew up, I don’t see myself spending extended amounts of time there. I feel almost more comfortable and more at peace in New York.” ~ Conor Oberst

  17. “I have a strange fascination with the Midwest. I’m waiting to find out that my parents are actually from the Midwest. I grew up in Beverly Hills, up the street, and I just feel comfortable there. I’ve shot in Minneapolis, in Detroit, in St. Louis, in Omaha – they would say they’re the Plains, not the Midwest – and I love it.” ~ Jason Reitman
  18. “During the Second World War, the Germans took four years to build the Atlantic Wall. On four beaches it held up the Allies for about an hour; at Omaha it held up the U.S. for less than one day. The Atlantic Wall must therefore be regarded as one of the greatest blunders in military history.” ~ Stephen Ambrose
  19. “The Dead and Those About to Die is a gripping, first-hand account of the desperate battle for Omaha Beach on D-Day by the legendary 1st Infantry Division, the Big Red One. On the 70th anniversary of that momentous event, John C. McManus’s tale of courage under fire is a vivid reminder that freedom isn’t free and that when the chips are down stalwart American soldiers will always answer the call of duty.” ~ Carlo D’Este
  20. “I have returned many times to honour the valiant men who died…every man who set foot on Omaha Beach was a hero.” ~ Omar N. Bradley

  21. “I actually do quite well in Omaha. It’s one of my better games. I love pot-limit Omaha and Omaha high-low. I do quite well in them. If I play in a casino, I usually play some kind of mixed game with Omaha and hold ’em.” ~ Chris Moneymaker
  22. “Going to Omaha for the College World Series – the people there are tremendous – huge crowds and a lot of excitement. I still remember those days – you make a lot of friends that you never forget when you win a championship like that.” ~ Roger Clemens
  23. “You work three jobs? Uniquely American, isn’t it? I mean, that is fantastic that you’re doing that.” To a divorced mother of three, Omaha, Nebraska, Feb. 4, 2005″ ~ George W. Bush
  24. “The first dead man on Omaha Beach must be a sailor!” ~ Paddy Chayefsky

  25. “Thirty or forty years ago, in one those grey towns along the Burlington railroad which are so much greyer to-day than they were then, there was a house well know from Omaha to Denver for its hospitality and for a certain charm of atmosphere.” ~ Willa Cather
  27. “To me the biggest waste of time is commuting. First, there is no place that is less than a two-hour commute from New York. You can be half a mile outside of the city limits; you’re two hours away by car. I don’t care how close they tell you it is. “Oh, it’s only thirty miles.” Thirty miles? At 8:30 in the morning, thirty miles outside New York, you might as well be starting out in Omaha.” ~ Fran Lebowitz
  28. “There would be economic disruption in Omaha from expanded gambling…You would just be moving Chernobyl closer to the population center” ~ John Warren Kindt

  29. “My wife Jennifer’s family is all from there. Jennifer grew up there, so we have personal ties forever – her mom, dad, her brother, her twin brother – so, there’s certainly a personal connection there that will also be there. Also, even though I grew up in Omaha, I feel like I really grew up in Milwaukee.” ~ Peter Buffett
  30. “To see for themselves what the United States has been willing to undertake in the name of freedom. We should all visit Normandy. We should pay homage to those brave Americans who stormed ashore at Omaha Beach and gave their lives for the freedom of others.” ~ Fatos Nano
  31. “I mean, they were getting the mortgage of some guy in Omaha, you know, securitized a couple of times. I mean he had all these – they had all these types from Wall Street, you know, and they had advanced degrees, and they look very alert, and they came with these – they came with these things that said gamma and alpha and sigma and all that. And all I can say is beware of geeks, you know, bearing formulas. They’ve heard that in Europe.” ~ Warren Buffett
  32. “I, Lawrence Klein, was born in Omaha, Nebraska, as were my elder brother and younger sister.” ~ Lawrence Klein

  33. “A little while ago I visited Omaha Beach for the second time in my life. In the intervening 26 years, nearly 20,000 tides had come and gone and little remains visible of the greatest military landing in man’s history of endless warring. What’s to be seen is mostly in a superb museum and a panoramic cemetery. The cemetery memorializes with dignity and grandeur the event and the dead, and moves one deeply. Before they die less precipitously and/or in lesser purpose, Americans who can should visit World War II’s Normandy Beach. Such seeing and remembering helps a man’s perspective.” ~ Malcolm Forbes
  34. “Important days don’t look like anything special when they start. Invariably, the sun rises and people wake up. Coffee is swilled and eggs are swallowed. Everybody goes about the business of acting like their lives matter and then, no matter how important the events of the day end up being, the sun invariably sets. The sun rose before the soldiers stormed Omaha Beach on D-Day, and the sun set after Archduke Franz Ferdinand was killed. Sunrises and sunsets are real jerks about putting things in perspective.” ~ Josh Lieb
  35. “I try to do what I call the three E’s – educate, entertain, and enlighten. If you don’t entertain, no one will show up. But you also have to educate, because people want to discover specific things about a world unlike their own – whether it’s how hard it is to go to the moon or how scary it is to be on Omaha Beach.” ~ Tom Hanks
  36. “Every city I go to is an opportunity to paint, whether it’s Omaha or Hawaii.” ~ Tony Bennett

  37. “My early education was in the public school system of Omaha, where, retrospectively, I realize that my high school training served me in good stead for the basic subjects of mathematics, English, foreign languages and history.” ~ Lawrence Klein
  38. “Edmonton is Canada’s answer to Omaha. Solid, unassuming, and surrounded by a whole lot of nothing. It’s a place that makes you think of sensible shoes.” ~ Kathy Reichs
  39. “The business can be frustrating. For me, Omaha is a rounding foundation. I was raised in a very faith-filled household, very hardworking. It made me aware of what privilege is. And it’s a place I can go back to, spend time with nieces and nephews, celebrate the things that have nothing to do with the hubbub of Hollywood.” ~ Nicholas D’Agosto
  40. “You try to tell me anything about the newspaper business! Sir, I have been through it from Alpha to Omaha, and I tell you that the less a man knows the bigger the noise he makes and the higher the salary he commands.” ~ Mark Twain

  41. “Well, when people ask where I’m from, I usually say the Midwest, because that covers both homes, in a way. Obviously I was born in Omaha, but when people say, “Where do you come from,” we’ll say Milwaukee. I mean Jennifer was certainly born in Milwaukee, and that’s where I spent a big chunk of my adult life, so we usually say we came here from Milwaukee. That’s usually how it’s referenced is we’re from Milwaukee, yeah.” ~ Peter Buffett
  42. “If we can sell out a venue that’s just as big as this in Omaha, if we can sell out DePaul in Chicago tomorrow, which looks like it’s going to happen for 1100 or 1200 people, then obviously everyone will know that we can affect between 700 to 1000 people at a time in damn near every city in America, then I think that’s a good start. It also tells people, and gives them an example, how independent hip-hop is able to do this without gigantic corporate support.” ~ Immortal Technique
  43. “The first presentation of my show was given in May, 1883, at Omaha, which I had then chosen as my home. From there we made our first summer tour, visiting practically every important city in the country.” ~ Buffalo Bill

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