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Warren Buffett Speaks: Wit and Wisdom from the World's Greatest Investor
     

Warren Buffett Speaks: Wit and Wisdom from the World's Greatest Investor

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by Janet Lowe, Warren Buffett
 

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When Warren Buffett Speaks. . . people listen.

"If people want to improve their investing skills, it has to help to study how the Master does it. This short book outlines Buffett's philosophy and techniques."
—Peter S. Lynch, Fidelity Investments

"Common sense with a deft irony . . ."
—John C. Bogle, founder of The Vanguard Group and

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When Warren Buffett Speaks. . . people listen.

"If people want to improve their investing skills, it has to help to study how the Master does it. This short book outlines Buffett's philosophy and techniques."
—Peter S. Lynch, Fidelity Investments

"Common sense with a deft irony . . ."
—John C. Bogle, founder of The Vanguard Group and author, The Little Book of Common Sense Investing

"It was Warren Buffett's thoughts and philosophy that first captivated investors. Janet Lowe has done us all a great service by collecting and arranging Warren Buffett's wit and wisdom in an easy-to-read and enjoyable book."
—Robert G. Hagstrom, Portfolio Manager, Legg Mason Growth Trust mutual fund, and author, The Warren Buffett Way, Second Edition

"A must-read. Buffett's wit and wisdom is a roadmap for anyone looking to succeed in business, investing, and life."
—Steve Halpern, Editor, www.thestockadvisors.com

Editorial Reviews

USA Today
"Some nice touches include a General Electric chronology and a short glossary of company lingo." (September 17, 1998)
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Warren Buffett Speaks is a highly agreeable collection of Buffett quotes, ordered by subject. From an education point of view, it ranks as high as anything else you will find.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780470152621
Publisher:
Wiley
Publication date:
08/31/2007
Edition description:
REV
Pages:
288
Sales rank:
327,812
Product dimensions:
7.20(w) x 5.26(h) x 1.04(d)

What People are Saying About This

Robert Hagstrom
Janet Lowe has done us all a great service by collecting and arranging Warren Buffett's wit and wisdom in an easy-to-read and enjoyable book. (Robert Hagstrom, author of The Warren Buffett Way and The Warren Buffett Portfolio)
Peter S. Lynch
If people want to improve their investing skills, it has to help to study how the Master does it. This short book outlines Buffett's philosophy and techniques. (Peter S. Lynch, Vice Chairman, Fidelity Management & Research Company)
John C. Bogle
Common sense with a deft irony... (John C. Bogle, founder & Senior Chairman, The Vanguard Group, Inc.)

Meet the Author

Janet Lowe is the author of the bestselling Bill Gates Speaks and Jack Welch Speaks. Her articles have appeared in such publications as Newsweek, the Christian Science Monitor, the Los Angeles Times, and the San Francisco Chronicle.

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Warren Buffett Speaks: Wit and Wisdom from the World's Greatest Investor 4 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 4 reviews.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
This was a very interesting and fun book to read. It read very quickly and i would reccomend it.
Guest More than 1 year ago
I rate this book highly beacause it was an enjoyable, quick read. I found it very interesting how this book portrays Warren Buffet as an ordinary guy despite his enormous wealth. Its like a basic book of how to life life to a high degree according to Warren Buffet of course. His observations and advice seem so obvious to me yet so new. The way the book incorporates Buffet's anecdotes and historical facts, makes it entertaining at times. I also like that the sections are so short and to-the-point. They don't drag at all;the changing subjects keeps it interesting.Perhaps the best thing about the book is that Buffet's advice is logical and very easy to understand although I would recommend reading it twice so as to help one to better remember what was said. This book humanizes Buffet to me. Now I see him as a friendly guy with a family (and mistress) who likes to play bridge and drinks five cherry Cokes a day. It confuses me how the man's philosophy of life is so relatively simple and sounds like what so many others follow, yet few can be found called,"the world's greatest investor."
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