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13 Brilliant Quotes From Billionaire Investor Warren Buffett

The 87-year-old investor has amassed an estimated $77 billion fortune.

13 Brilliant Quotes From Billionaire Investor Warren Buffett
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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 $77 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 on August 30, we compiled a few of his best quotes to take you inside his head.

Always know who you're dealing with.

Always know who you're dealing with.
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Pick the right crowd.

Pick the right crowd.
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Some things take time.

Some things take time.
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Act with integrity.

Act with integrity.
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If you want to be successful, make reading a habit.

If you want to be successful, make reading a habit.
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Bad things aren't obvious when times are good.

Bad things aren't obvious when times are good.
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Keep it simple.

Keep it simple.
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Go against the crowd.

Go against the crowd.
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Success is not defined by a price tag or number.

Success is not defined by a price tag or number.
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Be confident.

Be confident.
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Give to those less fortunate.

Give to those less fortunate.
Rick Wilking/Reuters

Don't forget business basics.

Don't forget business basics.
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You don't have to be a genius to invest well.

You don't have to be a genius to invest well.
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Kathleen Elkins contributed to this story.

This post originally appeared on Business Insider.

Aug 30, 2017
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