Charlie Munger Quotes

Who is Charlie Munger?

Charles Thomas Munger is an American investor, businessman and philanthropist. Munger is best known as Warren Buffett's sidekick in the company Berkshire Hathaway.

Born January 01, 1924

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Best 12 Quotes by Charlie Munger

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

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

“Take a simple idea and take it seriously.”

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

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

“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 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.”

“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.”

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