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Warren Buffett and Tao Te Ching : A Modern Investor and an Age-Old Philosophy

Yingpei Zhang

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=0979626404, Category: Investment, Language: E, cover: PB, pages: 282, year: 2007.

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According to a Chinese adage, the highest form of smartness resembles dumbness. If this is true, then Warren Buffett is definitely the "dumbest" person in modern times. However, Warren Buffett may not be the "dumbest" man in human history. Lao Tzu, the mysterious author of Tao Te Ching, was at least as "dumb" as Warren Buffett. Look at what they said:

Lao Tzu said, "Reduce activity. This is the way to success." Warren Buffett said, "Inactivity strikes us as intelligent behavior." Lao Tzu said, "(Sages) achieve their goals without pursuing them." Warren Buffett said, "We continue to make more money when snoring than when active." ...