Almost every time Warren Buffett makes a TV appearance or issues a letter to shareholders of Berkshire Hathaway , he gives us a dose of his seemingly infinite investing wisdom. One of Buffett's most famous adages is the notion of holding a stock "forever." However, Buffett may not have been in the first investor to shout to the masses that if the proper work is done before buying a stock, selling won't need to be part of the equation. 

In this video, Fool financial analysts David Hanson and Matt Koppenheffer discuss this notion and one of Buffett's favorite stocks that they don't see him ever selling. 

Thanks to the savvy of investing legend Warren Buffett, Berkshire Hathaway's book value per share has grown a mind-blowing 586,817% over the past 48 years. But with Buffett aging and Berkshire rapidly evolving, is this insurance conglomerate still a buy today? In The Motley Fool's premium report on the company, Berkshire expert Joe Magyer provides investors with key reasons to buy as well as important risks to watch out for. Click here now for instant access to Joe's take on Berkshire!


The article One of Buffett's Greatest Investing Lessons originally appeared on Fool.com.

David Hanson has no position in any stocks mentioned. Matt Koppenheffer owns shares of Berkshire Hathaway. The Motley Fool recommends Berkshire Hathaway and Wells Fargo. The Motley Fool owns shares of Berkshire Hathaway and Wells Fargo. Try any of our Foolish newsletter services free for 30 days. We Fools may not all hold the same opinions, but we all believe that considering a diverse range of insights makes us better investors. The Motley Fool has a disclosure policy.

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