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About Warren Buffett
Warren Edward Buffett (August 30, 1930) is an American business magnate, investor and philanthropist. He is considered by some to be one of the most successful investors in the world. Buffett is the chairman, CEO and largest shareholder of Berkshire Hathaway, and is consistently ranked among the world’s wealthiest people. He was ranked as the world’s wealthiest person in 2008 and as the third wealthiest in 2015. In 2012 Time named Buffett one of the world’s most influential people.
Buffett is a notable philanthropist, having pledged to give away 99 percent of his fortune to philanthropic causes, primarily via the Gates Foundation. On April 11, 2012, he was diagnosed with prostate cancer, for which his doctors successfully completed treatment in September 2012. Buffett is also active in contributing to political causes, having endorsed Democratic candidate Hillary Clinton for president during the 2016 campaign season.
Buffett worked from 1951 to 1954 at Buffett-Falk & Co. as an investment salesman; from 1954 to 1956 at Graham-Newman Corp. as a securities analyst; from 1956 to 1969 at Buffett Partnership, Ltd. as a general partner and from 1970, as Chairman and CEO of Berkshire Hathaway Inc.
In 1962, Buffett became a millionaire because of his partnerships, which in January 1962 had an excess of $7,178,500, of which over $1,025,000 belonged to Buffett. He merged these partnerships into one.
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Here are the awesome money Quotes by Warren Buffett
If you buy things you do not need, soon you will have to sell things you need. – Warren Buffet
Do not save what is left after spending; instead spend what is left after saving. – Warren Buffet
If you aren’t thinking about owning a stock for ten years, don’t even think about owning it for ten minutes. – Warren Buffet
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
If past history was all that is needed to play the game of money, the richest people would be librarians. – Warren Buffett
Keep all your eggs in one basket, but watch that basket closely. – Warren Buffett
“Never ask a barber if you need a haircut.” – Warren Buffett
“You never know who is swimming naked until the tide goes out.” – Warren Buffett
“Rule No.1: Never lose money. Rule No.2: Never forget rule no.1.” – Warren Buffett
“No matter how great the talent or efforts, some things just take time. You can’t produce a baby in one month by getting nine women pregnant.” – Warren Buffett
“Risk comes from not knowing what you’re doing” – Warren Buffett
“The difference between successful people and really successful people is that successful people say no to almost everything.” – Warren Buffett
“In the world of business, the people who are most successful are those who are doing what they love.” – Warren Buffett