Rebooting from the The Bed of Procrustes

Back from the memorable holidays had great fun. Now rebooting from the famous Nassim Nicholas Taleb . He might have blogsound repetitive in his interviews but his Contribution in the world of financial markets can not be ignored, sharing some quotes from his book “The Bed of Procrustes”.

  • 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 aphorists :
    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”

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