Warren Buffets Speaks : Wit and Wisdom from the World's Greatest Investor (2nd ed.)
Buy this book at Amazon.com or try Amazon.co.uk in England, Amazon.ca in Canada, Amazon.de in Germany, Amazon.fr in France, Amazon.it in Italy, Amazon.es in Spain. ASIN=0470152621, Category: Investment, Language: E, cover: HC, pages: 272, year: 2007.
A collection of captivating quotes and sage advice from Omaha's folksy billionaire and America's wealthiest investor The words of Warren Buffett "I don't try to jump over seven-foot bars. I look around for one-foot bars that I can step over." "If at first you do succeed, quit trying." "Wall Street is the only place that people ride to in a Rolls Royce to get advice from those who take the subway." "Common sense with deft irony..."--John C. Bogle, Chairman, The Vanguard Group of Investment Companies Warren Buffett is a man with billions of dollars and immeasurable common sense. A captivating public persona, Buffett commands respect and has earned the right to be heard. In this intriguing collection of "life's little secrets", financial writer Janet Lowe has put together a number of Buffett's writings and sayings so that people can read, enjoy, and appreciate his business smarts and wry midwestern wit. Not just a look at Warren Buffett's business savvy, this book takes you into his philosophies, his views on life, and his legendary sense of humor. Lowe has compiled this collection from articles, speeches, interviews, and previously unpublished material--coming as close as possible to capturing Buffett's thoughts without having him write the book himself. Warren Buffett Speaks on such diverse subjects as investing, running a business, honesty, school teaching, paying taxes, and much more. Get an understanding of this financial genius's wildly profitable philosophy, and his unique and refreshing views on life. Read about his formula for success: common sense, hard work, and a surprising tendency to keep things simple. It's all here in this wonderful collection of the words of Warren Buffett.
*Culled from many of Warren Buffett's own writings and speeches *Quotations can be viewed as "clues" for the perceptive reader to use in discovering keys to Buffett's unprecedented success
JANET LOWE (Del Mar, California) is the author of six business books, including the bestselling Benjamin Graham On Value Investing. She worked previously as an editor for the San Diego Daily Transcript, and as the financial editor of The San Diego Tribune. Lowe has also written for Newsweek, The Los Angeles Times, The Christian Science Monitor, and others publications.