„You can’t make a good deal with a bad person.“

http://www.forbes.com/sites/erikaandersen/2013/12/02/23-quotes-from-warren-buffett-on-life-and-generosity/ "23 Quotes from Warren Buffett on Life and Generosity" forbes.com (02 December 2013)
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Warren Buffett146
American business magnate, investor, and philanthropist 1930
Citát „You can’t make a good deal with a bad person.“

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