Charlie Munger Quotes



Best 14 Quotes by Charlie Munger

“All I want to know is where I'm going to die so I'll never go there.”

“Assiduity is the ability to sit on your ass and do nothing until a great opportunities presents itself.”

“Envy is a really stupid sin because it’s the only one you could never possibly have any fun at. There’s a lot of pain and no fun. Why would you want to get on that trolley?”

“Go to bed smarter than when you woke up.”

“If all you succeed in doing in life is getting rich by buying little pieces of paper, it’s a failed life.

Life is more than being shrewd in wealth accumulation.”

“If you don’t get this elementary, but mildly unnatural, mathematics of elementary probability into your repertoire, then you go through a long life like a one-legged man in an ass-kicking contest.”

“If you take on a job that’s impossible to do, you’re going to fail at it.”

“Once you get into the joys of synthesis, you immediately think, 'Do these things interact?'

Of course they interact. Beautifully.”

“Smart men go broke three ways: liquor, ladies, and leverage.”

“Take a simple idea and take it seriously.”

“The first $100,000 is a b*tch, but you gotta do it.”

“The iron rule of nature is: you get what you reward for. If you want ants to come, you put sugar on the floor.”

“To get what you want, you have to deserve what you want.”

“You don't want to believe in luck, you want to believe in odds.”

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“I think that people underestimate — until they get older — they underestimate just how important habits are, and how difficult they are to change when you’re forty-five or fifty, and how important it is that you form the right ones when you’re young.”


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