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The 3 Most Important Things to Learn From Warren Buffett

With the calendar now on 2014 and resolutions abound, investors should look to legendary investor and head of Berkshire Hathaway (NYSE: BRK-A  ) (NYSE: BRK-B  ) Warren Buffett for guidance when it comes to making great investments.

Although some of The Oracle's quotes are as much as 25 years old, they still ring true today, and provide critical insight into how Buffett has built Berkshire Hathaway and grown the value of his company by 586,817% over the last 47 years.

In the presentation below, we look at quotes that provide clarity into why he has taken such massive positions in ExxonMobil (NYSE: XOM  ) , IBM (NYSE: IBM  ) and Wells Fargo (NYSE: WFC  ) and help solidify what exactly Buffett is looking for and doing when he buys shares of companies.

More wisdom from Warren
Three examples are great, but so too are years of examples and insight. The reality is, Warren Buffett has made billions through his investing and he wants you to be able to invest like him. Through the years, Buffett has offered up investing tips to shareholders of Berkshire Hathaway. Now you can tap into the best of Warren Buffett's wisdom in a new special report from The Motley Fool. Click here now for a free copy of this invaluable report.


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Patrick Morris
TMFMorris

After a few stints in banking and corporate finance, Patrick joined the Motley Fool as a writer covering the financial sector. He's scaled back his everyday writing a bit, but he's always happy to opine on the latest headline news surrounding Berkshire Hathaway, Warren Buffett and all things personal finance.

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