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Nassim Taleb Best Quotes By Nassim Nicholas Taleb: We tend to use knowledge as therapy. We tend to use knowledge as therapy. — Nassim Nicholas Taleb
Nassim Taleb Best Quotes By Nassim Nicholas Taleb: We laugh at others and we don't realize We laugh at others and we don't realize that someone will be just as justified in laughing at us on some not too remote day — Nassim Nicholas Taleb
Nassim Taleb Best Quotes By Nassim Nicholas Taleb: Much of aging comes from a misunderstanding of Much of aging comes from a misunderstanding of the effect of comfort. — Nassim Nicholas Taleb
Nassim Taleb Best Quotes By Nassim Nicholas Taleb: Life is a tightrope between two errors: generalizing Life is a tightrope between two errors: generalizing the wrong particular and particularizing the wrong general. — Nassim Nicholas Taleb
Nassim Taleb Best Quotes By Nassim Nicholas Taleb: Never, never, never think - that's one lesson Never, never, never think - that's one lesson you should have in life. Never think that lack of variability is stability. — Nassim Nicholas Taleb
Nassim Taleb Best Quotes By Nassim Nicholas Taleb: The Arabs have an expression for trenchant prose: The Arabs have an expression for trenchant prose: no skill to understand it, mastery to write it. — Nassim Nicholas Taleb
Nassim Taleb Best Quotes By Nassim Nicholas Taleb: A mathematician thinks in numbers, a lawyer in A mathematician thinks in numbers, a lawyer in laws, and an idiot thinks in words. — Nassim Nicholas Taleb
Nassim Taleb Best Quotes By Nassim Nicholas Taleb: To understand how something works, figure out how To understand how something works, figure out how to break it. — Nassim Nicholas Taleb
Nassim Taleb Best Quotes By Nassim Nicholas Taleb: There is something in nature you don't understand, There is something in nature you don't understand, odds are it makes sense in a deeper way that is beyond your understanding. — Nassim Nicholas Taleb
Nassim Taleb Best Quotes By Nassim Nicholas Taleb: Regular minds find similarities in stories (and situations); Regular minds find similarities in stories (and situations); finer minds detect differences. — Nassim Nicholas Taleb
Nassim Taleb Best Quotes By Nassim Nicholas Taleb: Being self-owned is a state of mind. Being self-owned is a state of mind. — Nassim Nicholas Taleb
Nassim Taleb Best Quotes By Nassim Nicholas Taleb: You have family-owned businesses that have been around You have family-owned businesses that have been around for 500 years. You cannot name a corporation that survives intact for even a few decades. — Nassim Nicholas Taleb
Nassim Taleb Best Quotes By Nassim Nicholas Taleb: Keeping one's distance from an ignorant person is Keeping one's distance from an ignorant person is equivalent to keeping company with a wise man. — Nassim Nicholas Taleb
Nassim Taleb Best Quotes By Nassim Nicholas Taleb: It was obvious that their profits were simply It was obvious that their profits were simply cash borrowed from destiny with some random payback time. — Nassim Nicholas Taleb
Nassim Taleb Best Quotes By Nassim Nicholas Taleb: People work out, they stress their body, and People work out, they stress their body, and their body gets stronger from stress. — Nassim Nicholas Taleb
Nassim Taleb Best Quotes By Nassim Nicholas Taleb: The problem with experts is that they do The problem with experts is that they do not know what they do not know — Nassim Nicholas Taleb
Nassim Taleb Best Quotes By Nassim Nicholas Taleb: Stoicism's Emotional Robustification Success brings an asymmetry: you Stoicism's Emotional Robustification Success brings an asymmetry: you now have a lot more to lose than to gain. You are hence fragile. — Nassim Nicholas Taleb
Nassim Taleb Best Quotes By Nassim Nicholas Taleb: The people I go after are the false The people I go after are the false experts, those who do not accept the limits of their knowledge. — Nassim Nicholas Taleb
Nassim Taleb Best Quotes By Nassim Nicholas Taleb: People do not realize that the media is People do not realize that the media is paid to get your attention. For a journalist, silence rarely surpasses any word. — Nassim Nicholas Taleb
Nassim Taleb Best Quotes By Nassim Nicholas Taleb: The sucker's trap is when you focus on The sucker's trap is when you focus on what you know and what others don't know, rather than the reverse. — Nassim Nicholas Taleb
Nassim Taleb Best Quotes By Nassim Nicholas Taleb: People focus on role models; it is more People focus on role models; it is more effective to find antimodels - people you don't want to resemble when you grow up — Nassim Nicholas Taleb
Nassim Taleb Best Quotes By Nassim Nicholas Taleb: In other words, history teaches us to avoid In other words, history teaches us to avoid the brand of naive empiricism that consists of learning from casual historical facts. — Nassim Nicholas Taleb
Nassim Taleb Best Quotes By Nassim Nicholas Taleb: Men destroy each other during war, themselves during Men destroy each other during war, themselves during peacetime. — Nassim Nicholas Taleb
Nassim Taleb Best Quotes By Nassim Nicholas Taleb: For the classics philosophical insight was the product For the classics philosophical insight was the product of a life of leisure; for me a life of leisure is the product of philosophical insight. — Nassim Nicholas Taleb
Nassim Taleb Best Quotes By Nassim Nicholas Taleb: Experience is devoid of the cherry-picking that we Experience is devoid of the cherry-picking that we find in studies. — Nassim Nicholas Taleb
Nassim Taleb Best Quotes By Nassim Nicholas Taleb: The imagination of the genius vastly surpasses his The imagination of the genius vastly surpasses his intellect; the intellect of the academic vastly surpasses his imagination — Nassim Nicholas Taleb
Nassim Taleb Best Quotes By Nassim Nicholas Taleb: Living on our planet, today, requires a lot Living on our planet, today, requires a lot more imagination than we are made to have. We lack imagination and repress it in others. — Nassim Nicholas Taleb
Nassim Taleb Best Quotes By Nassim Nicholas Taleb: They will envy you for your success, your They will envy you for your success, your wealth, for your intelligence, for your looks, for your status - but rarely for your wisdom. — Nassim Nicholas Taleb
Nassim Taleb Best Quotes By Nassim Nicholas Taleb: You never win an argument until they attack You never win an argument until they attack your person. — Nassim Nicholas Taleb
Nassim Taleb Best Quotes By Nassim Nicholas Taleb: The rationalist imagines an imbecile-free society; the empiricist The rationalist imagines an imbecile-free society; the empiricist and imbecile-proof one, or even better, a rationalist-proof one. — Nassim Nicholas Taleb
Nassim Taleb Best Quotes By Nassim Nicholas Taleb: You need a story to displace a story. You need a story to displace a story. — Nassim Nicholas Taleb
Nassim Taleb Best Quotes By Nassim Nicholas Taleb: There is a Yiddish saying: If I am There is a Yiddish saying: If I am going to be forced to eat pork, it better be of the best kind. — Nassim Nicholas Taleb
Nassim Taleb Best Quotes By Nassim Nicholas Taleb: The best test of whether someone is extremely The best test of whether someone is extremely stupid (or extremely wise) is whether financial and political news makes sense to him. — Nassim Nicholas Taleb
Nassim Taleb Best Quotes By Nassim Nicholas Taleb: I always remind myself that what one observes I always remind myself that what one observes is at best a combination of variance and returns, not just returns. — Nassim Nicholas Taleb
Nassim Taleb Best Quotes By Nassim Nicholas Taleb: My best definition of a nerd: someone who My best definition of a nerd: someone who asks you to explain an aphorism — Nassim Nicholas Taleb
Nassim Taleb Best Quotes By Nassim Nicholas Taleb: The best way to learn a language may The best way to learn a language may be an episode of jail in a foreign country. — Nassim Nicholas Taleb
Nassim Taleb Best Quotes By Nassim Nicholas Taleb: Writers are remembered for their best work, politicians Writers are remembered for their best work, politicians for their worst mistakes, and businessmen are almost never remembered. — Nassim Nicholas Taleb
Nassim Taleb Best Quotes By Nassim Nicholas Taleb: What fools call "wasting time" is most often What fools call "wasting time" is most often the best investment. — Nassim Nicholas Taleb
Nassim Taleb Best Quotes By Nassim Nicholas Taleb: The best horses lose when they compete with The best horses lose when they compete with slower ones, and win against better rivals. — Nassim Nicholas Taleb