Buffett A-Z

Wit, Wisdom, and Funny Jokes

Fri, Apr 20 2018 • 12:09 AM EDT

Every year, tens of thousands of Berkshire Hathaway shareholders come to Omaha to see Warren Buffett and Charlie Munger answer their questions. Unlike almost all other corporate annual meetings, however, the shareholders also come to be entertained. Buffett and Munger don't disappoint, showering their audience with funny — and astute — quips and stories about investment strategy, business and personal relationships, how to succeed in life, and more.

The Wit of Warren Buffett

Warren Buffett's wry, folksy sense of humor and comedic timing get lots of laughs at the Berkshire shareholder meeting each year.

The Wit of Charlie Munger

Berkshire Hathaway Vice Chairman Charlie Munger's sense of humor is drier and more sardonic than Buffett's. He's known for his hilariously blunt zingers—and his deadpan delivery.

The Wisdom of Warren Buffett

Buffett has said he wants to be remembered as a teacher. He often shares advice based on the values he brings to his business and his life.

The Wisdom of Charlie Munger

In his typically candid and concise manner and with an emphasis on old-fashioned virtues, Charlie Munger shares pithy and straightforward advice, observations, and condemnations.

Jokes and Anecdotes

Beyond their quips and one-liners, Buffett and Munger are known for telling funny stories and light-hearted banter.