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Parsad

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Another Charlie Classic For All Time!
« on: May 04, 2019, 11:44:31 AM »
When asked about building a circle of competence, after a lovely long answer by Buffett, Charlie responds:

"There is an advantage in specialization.  No one wants a doctor who is half dentist and half proctologist!"

Classic!  Cheers!
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Re: Another Charlie Classic For All Time!
« Reply #1 on: May 04, 2019, 01:32:55 PM »
One more near the end of the meeting...when asked about why See's never became as big as Mars or Hershey.  Again, after an expansive answer by Warren, Charlie responds:

"We've failed at growing See's like you've failed at winning the Nobel Prize and immortality!  It's just too hard for us!"

Cheers!
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Re: Another Charlie Classic For All Time!
« Reply #2 on: May 08, 2019, 06:23:34 AM »
CM was interviewed (for 6 hours) by the WSJ:
https://www.wsj.com/articles/charlie-munger-unplugged-11556935195

If anyone knows how to get around the paywall i'd be happy to read the transcript.

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Re: Another Charlie Classic For All Time!
« Reply #3 on: May 08, 2019, 06:31:30 AM »
Why is Warren richer than you are? Was it because he started earlier?

Yes, but how come Einstein was poorer than I am?

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Re: Another Charlie Classic For All Time!
« Reply #4 on: May 20, 2019, 01:14:03 PM »
CM was interviewed (for 6 hours) by the WSJ:
https://www.wsj.com/articles/charlie-munger-unplugged-11556935195

If anyone knows how to get around the paywall i'd be happy to read the transcript.

The Munger article was brilliant.  Lots of nuggets of wisdom. 

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Re: Another Charlie Classic For All Time!
« Reply #5 on: May 21, 2019, 08:00:42 AM »
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Re: Another Charlie Classic For All Time!
« Reply #6 on: May 21, 2019, 08:55:27 AM »
Thanks
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Re: Another Charlie Classic For All Time!
« Reply #7 on: May 21, 2019, 09:49:45 AM »
When asked about building a circle of competence, after a lovely long answer by Buffett, Charlie responds:

"There is an advantage in specialization.  No one wants a doctor who is half dentist and half proctologist!"

Classic!  Cheers!

I've already used that one in the office twice.  Thanks Charlie!
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Re: Another Charlie Classic For All Time!
« Reply #8 on: May 21, 2019, 11:47:19 AM »
I would rather make money playing a piano in a whorehouse.   --Charlie Munger!
The fastest Cheetah still waits for the lame baby antelope.  ..patience..

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Re: Another Charlie Classic For All Time!
« Reply #9 on: May 21, 2019, 11:57:09 AM »
A horse that can count to 10 is not a Mathematician, it is a Horse.. that can count to 10...    Charlie Munger
The fastest Cheetah still waits for the lame baby antelope.  ..patience..