Nassim Nicholas Taleb Quotes

Nassim Nicholas Taleb Quotes: The best way to learn a language may be an episode of jail in a foreign country.
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Nassim Nicholas Taleb Quote: Anything that provides you with very, very stable income, very stable conditions, maybe generally stable, that often, it masks real risks, risks of blow-ups.
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Quotes about Nassim Nicholas Taleb: Make sure that you are in a situation where the constant mistakes are small and can be used for something.
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Quote about Nassim Nicholas Taleb: Prediction, not narration, is the real test of our understanding of the world.
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Nassim Nicholas Taleb Sayings: If you let markets - in general, my belief is that if you let markets give you information, they'll give you the information rather than artificially prop up everything.
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Nassim Nicholas Taleb Saying: A prophet is not someone with special visions, just someone blind to most of what others see
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Sayings about Nassim Nicholas Taleb: I disagree with the followers of Marx and those of Adam Smith: the reason free markets work is because they allow people to be lucky, thanks to aggressive trial and error, not by giving rewards or
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Saying about Nassim Nicholas Taleb: People focus on role models; it is more effective to find antimodels - people you don't want to resemble when you grow up
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Nassim Nicholas Taleb Quotes: You are rich if and only if money you refuse tastes better than money you accept.
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Nassim Nicholas Taleb Quote: Further, in writing, I feel corrupt and unethical if I have to look up a subject in a library as part of the writing itself. This acts as a filter--it is the only filter. If the subject is not interesting enough for me to look it up independently, for my own curiosity or purposes, and I have not done so before, then I should not be writing about it at all, period. It does not mean that libraries (physical and virtual) are not acceptable; it means that they should not be the source of any idea.
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Quotes about Nassim Nicholas Taleb: The characteristic feature of the loser is to bemoan, in general terms, mankind's flaws, biases, contradictions, and irrationality - without exploiting them for fun and profit
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Quote about Nassim Nicholas Taleb: Muscles without strength, friendship without trust, opinion without risk, change without aesthetics, age without values, food without nourishment, power without fairness, facts without rigor, degrees without erudition, militarism without fortitude, progress without civilization, complication without depth, fluency without content; these are the sins to remember.
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Nassim Nicholas Taleb Sayings: Economic life should be definancialised. We should learn not to use markets as storehouses of value: they do not harbour the certainties that normal citizens require. Citizens should experience anxiety about their own businesses (which they control), not their investments (which they do not control).
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Nassim Nicholas Taleb Saying: Simplicity is not so simple to attain.
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Sayings about Nassim Nicholas Taleb: Janet Yellen at the FED is equivalent to having a biology schoolteacher who has never seen blood perform brain surgery.
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