Billionaire, oracle, lover. America's most famous investor has also shared plenty of wisdom on matters of the heart, and groin.
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Posted on February 13, 2015, at 3:51 p.m. ET
2013 Berkshire Hathaway annual letter, borrowed from money manager Barton Biggs.
An interview with CBS News.
Berkshire Hathaway 2013 annual letter, borrowed from Woody Allen. Buffett borrowed this quote to explain that Berkshire Hathaway's willingness to buy entire companies or just buy lots of stock gives it an advantage over investment firms that only invest in companies they can then control.
From a 2011 speech to University of Georgia business students.
Berkshire Hathaway 1991 annual letter.
Berkshire Hathaway 1984 annual letter.
Buffett's response to an investor calling him to ask about helping rescue Bear Stearns. While he ultimately didn't buy a stake in the doomed investment bank (he instead invested $5 billion in Goldman Sachs), he still heard out the offer.
Berkshire Hathaway 1985 annual letter.
Buffett in a 2008 question and answer session with corporate executives in Toronto. One of the attendees asked why business owners sell their companies to Berkshire Hathaway instead of other investors, like private equity firms.
Berkshire Hathaway 2001 annual letter.
An interview with CNN about auctioning off his car.
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