7 brilliant quotes from the greatest investor of all time

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Warren Buffett is one of the most successful investors in history. “The Oracle of Omaha” has an estimated net worth of nearly $US77 billion, making him the fourth-richest person in the world.
From drinking Coke for breakfast to carrying around an old-school flip phone, Buffett has always done things his way.

On the occasion of his 87th birthday today, we compiled a few of his best quotes to take you inside his head.

Some things take time.

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Keep it simple.

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Go against the crowd.

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Success is not defined by a price tag or number.

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Be confident.

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Don't forget business basics.

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You don't have to be a genius to invest well.


Kathleen Elkins contributed to this story.

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