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Warren Buffet
1930 -

Warren Edward Buffett (born August 30, 1930) is an American investor, businessman, and philanthropist. He is one of the most successful investors in history, the primary shareholder and CEO of Berkshire Hathaway, and in 2008 was ranked by Forbes as the richest person in the world with an estimated net worth of approximately $62 billion. In 2009, after donating billions of dollars to charity, Buffett was ranked as the second richest man in the United States with a net worth of $40 billion.

Buffett is often called the "Oracle of Omaha" or the "Sage of Omaha" and is noted for his adherence to the value investing philosophy and for his personal frugality despite his immense wealth.[10] Buffett is also a notable philanthropist, having pledged to give away 85 percent of his fortune to the Gates Foundation. He also serves as a member of the board of trustees at Grinnell College.[11]

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A prosperous country should not just be prosperous for people like me who were wired from birth... nobody should get a really short straw.
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Warren Buffet

I am prosperous because of the society around me.
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I have an ideal life. I get to do what I want to do every day. Money can't buy more than that.
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It's only when the tide goes out that you see who's swimming naked.
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The rich are always going to say that, you know, just give us more money and we'll go out and spend more and then it will all trickle down to the rest of you. But that has not worked the last 10 years, and I hope the American public is catching on...
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Warren Buffet

Things are always uncertain in the short term. What really is certain is that things that work over time will continue to work over time.
The next day is always uncertain. The next hour is always uncertain. The longer term is pretty darn certain.
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