Collection: Charlie Munger - #160 'There's No Love That's So Right As Admiration-Based Love'



[Transcript]

CHARLIE MUNGER 00:00

A second idea that I got very early was that there is no love that’s so right as admiration-based love, and that love should include the instructive dead. Somehow, I got that idea and I lived with it all my life and it’s been very very useful to me.


A love like that celebrated by Somerset Maugham and his book “Of Human Bondage”… that’s a sick kind of love, it’s a disease. And if you find yourself in a disease like that my advice to you is turn around and fix it. Eliminate it.


(Source: https://youtu.be/jY1eNlL6NKs)

 

[YAPSS Takeaway]

Learn and admire the right people, alive or dead.