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Thoughts of Chairman Buffett: Thirty Years of Unconventional Wisdom from the Sage of Omaha

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Publisher Comments:

"There's something about smart people explaining ideas to an orangutan that makes their decision making better."

- Warren Buffett

He's an American icon, the world's most famous and most successful investor every financial move is widely reported and copied, his every utterance scanned for meaning. The secret of his success? Let Buffett tell you. He has a few thoughts on the matter.

Thoughts of Chairman Buffett is pure, unadulterated Buffett: a collection of his wittiest, wisest, and most quotable quotes. Compiled by Siimon Reynolds from decades of Buffetts speeches, writings, and interviews, they include gems on such subjects as . . .

Hiring

"Somebody once said that in looking for people to hire, you look for three qualities: integrity, intelligence, and energy. And if they don't have the first, the other two will kill you.

How to Get Wealthy

"I will tell you the secret of getting rich on Wall Street. You try to be greedy when others are fearful, and you try to be very fearful when others are greedy."

This is Buffett at his best: pithy, funny, unforgettable. These pearls of wisdom will make you laugh-and think. They'll give you sound advice and teach you truths about business and life.

Thoughts of Chairman Buffett offers a lifetime of wisdom at your fingertips. Once you enter the world according to Buffett, you'll never see things in quite the same way again. Siimon Reynolds is a writer and advertising executive living in Australia. A longtime fan of Warren Buffett, Reynolds collected these quotations from a variety of sources, added the headings, and arranged their order of presentation for this volume. At the end of the book you will find Mr. Reynolds's interpretation of Buffett's basic rules of investing.

Synopsis:

Publishing in time for Mother's and Father's Days, this attractively packaged book of quotes offers readers pearls of wisdom from the world's greatest investor.

Warren Buffett is an American Icon. Undoubtedly the greatest and most successful investor alive, his every financial move is widely reported and copied, his every utterance scanned for meaning.

Thoughts of Chairman Buffett is a collection of his brightest, wittiest, most meaningful, and most quotable quotes. Culled from his speeches, writings, and interviews, they include gems on such subjects as:

Independence

"You have to think for yourself. It always amazes me how high-IQ people mindlessly imitate. I never get good ideas talking to other people".

Hiring

"Somebody once said that in looking for people to hire, you look for three qualities: integrity, intelligence, and energy, and if they don't have the first, the other two will kill you".

Understanding What You Are Doing

"You know, when you go into a poker game, you look around, there is always one patsy. If you look around and you can't tell who the patsy is, that's 'cause it's you".

When Warren Buffett speaks, people listen. Filled with his wittiest, most salient sayings, Thoughts of Chairman Buffet is the perfect gift for his many admirers.

About the Author

Siimon Reynolds is a writer and advertising executive living in Australia. A longtime fan of Warren Buffett, Reynolds collected these quotations from a variety of sources, added the headings, and arranged their order of presentation for this volume . At the end of this book you will find Mr. Reynolds's interpretation of Buffett's basic rules of investing.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780887308901
Subtitle:
Thirty Years of Unconventional Wisdom from the Sage of Omaha
Compiled:
Reynolds, Siimon
Author:
Reynolds, Simon
Author:
Reynolds, Siimon
Publisher:
HarperBusiness
Location:
New York, NY :
Subject:
Biography
Subject:
Business Life
Subject:
Investments & Securities
Subject:
Economics
Subject:
Capitalists and financiers
Subject:
Buffett, warren, 1930-
Subject:
Buffett, Warren
Subject:
Capitalists and financiers -- United States -- Biography.
Subject:
Business Life - General
Subject:
Economics - General
Subject:
Investments & Securities - General
Edition Number:
1st ed.
Edition Description:
Hardcover
Publication Date:
19980520
Binding:
Hardback
Grade Level:
General/trade
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Yes
Pages:
160
Dimensions:
6.47x4.34x.73 in. .36 lbs.

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Product details 160 pages HarperCollins Publishers - English 9780887308901 Reviews:
"Synopsis" by , Publishing in time for Mother's and Father's Days, this attractively packaged book of quotes offers readers pearls of wisdom from the world's greatest investor.

Warren Buffett is an American Icon. Undoubtedly the greatest and most successful investor alive, his every financial move is widely reported and copied, his every utterance scanned for meaning.

Thoughts of Chairman Buffett is a collection of his brightest, wittiest, most meaningful, and most quotable quotes. Culled from his speeches, writings, and interviews, they include gems on such subjects as:

Independence

"You have to think for yourself. It always amazes me how high-IQ people mindlessly imitate. I never get good ideas talking to other people".

Hiring

"Somebody once said that in looking for people to hire, you look for three qualities: integrity, intelligence, and energy, and if they don't have the first, the other two will kill you".

Understanding What You Are Doing

"You know, when you go into a poker game, you look around, there is always one patsy. If you look around and you can't tell who the patsy is, that's 'cause it's you".

When Warren Buffett speaks, people listen. Filled with his wittiest, most salient sayings, Thoughts of Chairman Buffet is the perfect gift for his many admirers.

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