"There's something about smart people explaining ideas to an orangutan that makes their decision making better."- Warren Buffett He's an American icon, the world's most famous and most successful investor every financial move is widely reported and copied, his every utterance scanned for meaning. The secret of his success? Let Buffett tell you. He has a few thoughts on the matter. Thoughts of Chairman Buffett is pure, unadulterated Buffett: a collection of his wittiest, wisest, and most quotable quotes. Compiled by Siimon Reynolds from decades of Buffetts speeches, writings, and interviews, they include gems on such subjects as . . . Hiring"Somebody once said that in looking for people to hire, you look for three qualities: integrity, intelligence, and energy. And if they don't have the first, the other two will kill you.How to Get Wealthy"I will tell you the secret of getting rich on Wall Street. You try to be greedy when others are fearful, and you try to be very fearful when others are greedy."This is Buffett at his best: pithy, funny, unforgettable. These pearls of wisdom will make you laugh-and think. They'll give you sound advice and teach you truths about business and life.Thoughts of Chairman Buffett offers a lifetime of wisdom at your fingertips. Once you enter the world according to Buffett, you'll never see things in quite the same way again. Siimon Reynolds is a writer and advertising executive living in Australia. A longtime fan of Warren Buffett, Reynolds collected these quotations from a variety of sources, added the headings, and arranged their order of presentation for this volume. At the end of the book you will find Mr. Reynolds's interpretation of Buffett's basic rules of investing.