Lot of things written about the the financial markets profesionals as in one of the remarks somebody coated its better to be lucky fool rather than a unlucky talented genius. They say make hay while the sun shines as its a cyclical industry, but remember Wealth is like sea-water; the more we drink, the thirstier we become; and the same is true of fame. by Arthur..It doesn’t mean that you run away from sea water..and below is some past collection :

  • The three most harmful addictions are heroin, carbohydrates and a monthly salary.
  • To bankrupt a fool give him information.
  • Education makes the wise slightly wiser, but it makes the fool vastly more dangerous
  • The best revenge for a Liar is to convince him that you believe what he said.

  • The Opposite of success isn’t failure, it is name dropping.
  • Karl Max a visionary figured out that you can control a slave much better by convincing him he is an employee.
  • The fastest way to become rich is to socialize with the poor; the fastest way to become poor is to socialize with the rich.
  • It seems the most unsuccessful person who gives the most advice, particularly for writing and financial matters.
  • Writing is an art of repeating oneself without any one noticing
  • Most people write to remember things; I write to forget

Journalists as reverse aphorisms :

Taleb says “You need skills to get a BMW, skills plus luck to become a Warren buffet”

The journalists quoted: Warren Buffet has no skills”