Nassim Nicholas Taleb

Read books are far less valuable than unread ones. The library should contain as much of what you do not know as your financial means, mortgage rates, and the currently tight real-estate market alow you to put there.
Nassim Nicholas Taleb
The curious mind embraces science; the gifted and sensitive, the arts; the practical, business; the leftover becomes an economist
Nassim Nicholas Taleb
Missing a train is only painful if you run after it! Likewise, not matching the idea of success others expect from you is only painful if that’s what you are seeking.
Nassim Nicholas Taleb
You cannot do anything with knowledge unless you know where it stops, and the costs of using it.
Nassim Nicholas Taleb
A prophet is not someone with special visions, just someone blind to most of what others see
Nassim Nicholas Taleb
Wit seduces by signaling intelligence without nerdiness.
Nassim Nicholas Taleb
Things always become obvious after the fact
Nassim Nicholas Taleb