Saturday, March 26, 2011

Warren Buffet's hand reading

Everyone knows that Warren is the smartest investor out there, and that he is also a philanthropist. His money-making talent is glaringly obvious in his personality as revealed by his hand, but his philanthropy is not, unlike on the hand of Bill Gates.

Buffet’s hand is fleshy, the mounts well developed, and he has strong, long lines deeply etched on his broad palm. His fingers are on the shorter side, his thumb a little low-set and large, and the Apollo (ring) and Mercury (little) fingers are longer than normal, particularly the Apollo finger. These signs give us a clue as to how and why
he made so much money.

The significantly long Apollo finger shows a finely developed risk-taking ability along with a strong desire to succeed. This by itself does not mean that the subject makes a lot of money in his life, but in Warren Buffet’s case, it is corroborated by his long and deep headline, his thumb, Mercury finger as well as the shape of his hand. These show his pragmatic nature, a finely honed shrewdness in handling money, ability to evaluate situations and people, a strong will, and superior reasoning ability. The Headline tells us of person who is calculating and logical to the extreme. Even when it comes to people, Warren’s mind always ticking and calculating - as to the value they can add to his life.

You can check out a hand photo of his here.

If this sounds as if he is a cold money making machine, it is far from the truth. Warren Buffet may be calculating, but he is not cold. His sweeping, long Heartline and developed Mounts give him emotion, passion, and the ability to love deeply and consistently. He is loyal and true and would do anything for his loved ones. His warmth, kindness and generosity are confirmed by his strong Venus, well developed Mount of Jupiter and thumb.

But is he a natural philanthropist? Yes and no. Warren Buffet has the ability to give, no doubt. He has a tendency to be something of an extremist and once he gets something in his head, he does it. However, he is not a perfectly balanced human being, which Bill Gates comes very close to being. Warren Buffet’s hands show that he can be hypocritical at times, and dogmatic. He also manipulates and uses people. He likes control a little too much, and likes attention. His calculating mind is a great asset to him. He can be very mean. Arrogance is also shown on his hand.

Bill Gates is more driven by a desire to make a difference in this world, at least the way he is today. Warren Buffet’s motivations are mixed. I think these differences have a root in the fact that Bill Gates is an intellectual at heart, while Warren Buffet is a businessman.

Buffet is known to live a simple life (as compared to other billionaires) and yes, his hand shows that he eschews status symbols. However, he enjoys good food and the comforts of life to some degree. He is not ostentatious, and status symbols could well embarrass him. He does not love money for money's sake, but power is important.

His thumb shows his humanitarian side, unselfishness, idealism and the force of character to do good, and he certainly wants to do good, but he is not as open as he should be. Whether it is secretiveness or a need for privacy, or his controlling nature, one is not sure. Well, all philanthropists need not be sweet people or easy to live with.

Related Reading: The Hand Analysis of Bill Gates or Steve Jobs' hands speak to us about his inner self and his success or Julian Assange's hands reveal that he is not a predator!

Hand readings of Indian businesspeople:  Ratan Tata's hand analysis 
or Vijay Mallya's hand analysis  or  Laxmi Mittal's Hand Reading or Indra Nooyi's hand analysis


  1. Warren Buffet made so much money and that too without creating anything. He has to have a ruthless streak in him.

  2. Even Jack Welch has said that Warren Buffet is the smartest person in any room! But I don't understand why people make so much wealth that they may never use in their lifetimes! The philanthropy part was a surprise as he generally builds up his image as a philanthropist!

    Destination Infinity

  3. TN, I agree. Unfortunately I could not see his lines clearly to confirm that.

    DI, When you said he "builds up his image" you could not have said it better. That is what he does. His image is very important to him.

  4. Someone who I admire. I can understand the need to not show off- it is just too easy. In fact it is also a way of differentiating yourself from other rich people ;)

  5. Vishesh, yeah, that's a good point. This way Warren Buffet can feel special and different. He probably looks down on people who waste money!


    one of the politico powerhouse in india., it would be an interesting finding about him.


  8. Hullo Mr. Curious. Thanks for the links. Sharad Pawar is a master politician isn't he. well, I will check for more prints of his hand and will do it a bit later. Last week I was unable to post anything, and this week I am working on a comparison of the hands of various top bollywood actors.

  9. ok., thanks and good luck.

  10. If you are describing the hand-features on the basis of which you are putting analysis, then you should have evidence (photos) to corroborate that. Also, in your posts, you've often missed to clarify the reason. E.g., "the shape of hand suggests that he has this quality", Now, you haven't mentioned what feature of the shape drives that quality??

    1. Peeyush you are right. But if you notice this post is one of the older ones on this website and I wasn't writing it that comprehensively at that time. I may have written it in a hurry.
      As regards photos I have a policy of not using copyrighted photographs on the website (I know a lot of people do it but I don't). However I have started to give links to photos but in this there is no link. In the older posts I didn't do that but I will edit this post to give a link to a photograph. Will also edit this post to make it better.


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