Reading. Bill Gates, Warren Buffett, and Elon Musk

Reading. Bill Gates, Warren Buffett, and Elon Musk

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The importance of reading is entirely undeniable. Take the time to learn more about the importance and benefits of reading from Bill Gates, Warren Buffett, and Elon Musk. It's exciting to know their thoughts about reading and what they recommend to read. Let's get started.

Quotes about reading. 

Elon Musk (when asked how he learned to build rockets): “I read books.”

The best investment you can make, is an investment in yourself... The more you learn, the more you'll earn. (Warren Buffett)

Reading is still the main way that I both learn new things and test my understanding.” (Bill Gates)

Warren Buffett: “Everybody can read what I read, it is a level playing field.”

I really had a lot of dreams when I was a kid, and I think a great deal of that grew out of the fact that I had a chance to read a lot. (Bill Gates)

Whether I'm at the office, at home, or on the road, I always have a stack of books I'm looking forward to reading. (Bill Gates)

I was raised by books. Books, and then my parents (Elon Musk)

I read books and talked to people. I mean that's kind of how one learns anything. There are lots of great books out there & lots of smart people. (Elon Musk)

Warren Buffett (on the key to success): “Read 500 pages…every day. That’s how knowledge works. It builds up, like compound interest. All of you can do it, but I guarantee not many of you will do it.”

Elon Musk's Reading List:

  • "Zero to One: Notes on Startups, or How to Build the Future" by Peter Thiel

  • "Steve Jobs" by Walter Isaacson

  • "Dune" by Frank Herbert

  • "Life 3.0: Being Human in the Age of Artificial Intelligence" by Max Tegmark

  • "Surface Detail" by Iain M. Banks

  • "The Lord of the Rings" by Tolkien, J. R. R.

  • "Benjamin Franklin An American Life" by Walter Isaacson

  • "Foundation" by Isaac Asimov

Warren Buffett's Reading List:

  • "Business Adventures Twelve Classic Tales From the World of Wall Street" by Brooks, John

  • "Jack: Straight From the Gut" by Jack Welch

  • "Common Stocks and Uncommon Profits" by Philip A. Fisher

  • "The Clash of the Cultures Investment vs. Speculation" by John C. Bogle

  • "The Intelligent Investor The Definitive Book on Value Investing" by Benjamin Graham
  • "Security Analysis Principles and Technique" by Benjamin Graham
  • "Mitek: A Global Success Story" by Jim Healy
  • "The Outsiders: Eight Unconventional CEOs and Their Radically Rational Blueprint for Success" by William N. Thorndike
  • "Limping On Water" by Phil Beuth and K.C. Schulberg
  • "Shoe Dog" by Phil Knight

Bill Gates' Reading List:

  • "Educated: A Memoir" by Englisch Ausgabe

  • "Why We Sleep: Unlocking the Power of Sleep and Dreams" by Matthew Walker

  • "Enlightenment Now: The Case for Reason, Science, Humanism, and Progress" by Steven Pinker

  • "Principles: Life and Work" by Ray Dalio

  • "Life 3.0: Being Human in the Age of Artificial Intelligence" by Max Tegmark

  • "Moonwalking with Einstein: The Art and Science of Remembering Everything" by Joshua Foer

  • "Sapiens: A Brief History of Humankind" by Yuval Noah Harari

  • "Brain Rules: 12 Principles for Surviving and Thriving at Work, Home, and School" by John Medina

  • "Mindset: The New Psychology of Success" by Carol S. Dweck


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