Collection: Charlie Munger - #14 'What Keeps Me Going'



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AUDIENCE MEMBER 00:08

You're 96 and you're so passionate about what you do, too. So what keeps you going like, what is your – how do you still have the motivations? Thank you.


CHARLIE MUNGER 00:20

Well, maybe I’ve been lucky. I like what I do. I have wonderful partners and friends. I have a nice family. My problems are interesting to me.


I have been a very fortunate man and I don’t know how to make everybody else lucky.


I could have had a different hand and been some miserable alcoholic throwing up in the gutter. I don’t think I deserve any great credit for having stumped into a reasonable amount of felicity.


I do think that trying to be rational helped. That’s the only thing you’ve got if you’re a fellow nerd.


If you’re not going to be sex object, you may have to rely on your rationality.


(Source: https://youtu.be/HS8neXkNnhw)

 

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