Nassim nicholas taleb Quotes

"It is a sign of weakness ...

"It is a sign of weakness to avoid showing signs of weakness." - Nassim Nicholas Taleb
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"To become a philosopher king, s...

"To become a philosopher king, start with being a king, not being a philosopher." Nassim Nicholas Taleb
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"The maximum success is ...

"The maximum success is reached when you are never busy." โ€”Nassim Nicholas Taleb
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โ€œMy experience is that money and transactions purify relations; i...

โ€œMy experience is that money and transactions purify relations; ideas and abstract matters like โ€˜recognitionโ€™ and โ€˜creditโ€™ warp them, creating an atmosphere of perpetual rivalry.โ€ โ€“ Nassim Nicholas Taleb
๐Ÿ“…๏ธŽ Sep 18
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"Atheists are just modern versions of r...

"Atheists are just modern versions of religious fundamentalists: both take religion too literally." - Nassim Nicholas Taleb
๐Ÿ“…๏ธŽ Feb 16
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"They will envy you for your success, for your wealt...

"They will envy you for your success, for your wealth, for you intelligence, for your looks, for your status - but rarely for your wisdom." - Nassim Nicholas Taleb
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โ€œFreedom is always associated with ...

โ€œFreedom is always associated with risk-taking, whether it leads to it or comes from it.โ€ - Nassim Nicholas Taleb
๐Ÿ“…๏ธŽ Apr 18
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"Stoicism is about the *domest...

"Stoicism is about the *domestication* of emotions, not their elimination." -Nassim Nicholas Taleb
๐Ÿ“…๏ธŽ Dec 09
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"An idea starts to be interesting whe...

"An idea starts to be interesting when you get scared of taking it to its logical conclusion." - Nassim Nicholas Taleb
๐Ÿ“…๏ธŽ Feb 15
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"For life to be really fun, what...

"For life to be really fun, what you fear should line up with what you desire." - Nassim Nicholas Taleb
๐Ÿ“…๏ธŽ Feb 17
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โ€œMy idea of the modern Stoic sage is someone who transform...

โ€œMy idea of the modern Stoic sage is someone who transforms fear into prudence, pain into information, mistakes into initiation, and desire into undertaking.โ€ - Nassim Nicholas Taleb
๐Ÿ“…๏ธŽ May 01
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"A Stoic is someone who transforms fear into pruden...

"A Stoic is someone who transforms fear into prudence, pain into transformation, mistakes into initiation, and desire into undertaking." - Nassim Nicholas Taleb
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Never cross a river on foot...

Never cross a river on foot when it is on average four feet deep.โ€”Nassim Nicholas Taleb
๐Ÿ“…๏ธŽ Jun 29
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They will envy you for your success, your wealth, ...

They will envy you for your success, your wealth, for your intelligence, for your looks, for your status - but rarely for your wisdom. โ€• Nassim Nicholas Taleb
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Rationality is avoi...

Rationality is avoidance of systemic ruin.โ€”Nassim Nicholas Taleb
๐Ÿ“…๏ธŽ Jun 28
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The [stock] market is like ...

The [stock] market is like a large movie theatre with a small door.โ€”Nassim Nicholas Taleb
๐Ÿ“…๏ธŽ Jun 28
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What matters isn't what a person has ...

What matters isn't what a person has or doesn't have; it is what he or she are afraid of losing.โ€”Nassim Nicholas Taleb
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