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  • #1
    Nassim Nicholas Taleb
    “The three most harmful addictions are heroin, carbohydrates, and a monthly salary.”
    Nassim Nicholas Taleb

  • #2
    Nassim Nicholas Taleb
    “Love without sacrifice is like theft”
    Nassim Nicholas Taleb, The Bed of Procrustes: Philosophical and Practical Aphorisms

  • #3
    Nassim Nicholas Taleb
    “Charm is the ability to insult people without offending them; nerdiness the reverse”
    Nassim Nicholas Taleb

  • #4
    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, The Black Swan: The Impact of the Highly Improbable

  • #5
    Will Durant
    “Science is organized knowledge. Wisdom is organized life.”
    Will Durant, The Story of Philosophy: The Lives and Opinions of the World's Greatest Philosophers

  • #6
    Will Durant
    “History reports that the men who can manage men manage the men who can manage only things, and the men who can manage money manage all.”
    Will Durant, The Lessons of History

  • #7
    Will Durant
    “you can’t fool all the people all the time,” but you can fool enough of them to rule a large country.”
    Will Durant, The Lessons of History

  • #8
    Ariel Durant
    “The present is the past rolled up for action, and the past is the present unrolled for understanding.”
    Ariel Durant, The Lessons of History

  • #9
    Will Durant
    “How much more suffering is caused by the thought of death than by death itself.”
    Will Durant, The Story of Philosophy: The Lives and Opinions of the World's Greatest Philosophers

  • #10
    Will Durant
    “A great civilization is not conquered from without until it has destroyed itself within”
    Will Durant, The Story of Philosophy: The Lives and Opinions of the World's Greatest Philosophers

  • #11
    Will Durant
    “Science tells us how to heal and how to kill; it reduces the death rate in retail and then kills us wholesale in war; but only wisdom—desire coordinated in the light of all experience—can tell us when to heal and when to kill.”
    Will Durant, The Story of Philosophy

  • #12
    Will Durant
    “Education is a progressive discovery of our own ignorance.”
    Will Durant

  • #13
    Will Durant
    “To speak ill of others is a dishonest way of praising ourselves. . . let us be above such transparent egotism.”
    Will Durant

  • #14
    Will Durant
    “A nation is born stoic, and dies epicurean”
    Will Durant

  • #15
    Will Durant
    “Those who have suffered much become very bitter or very gentle.”
    Will Durant

  • #16
    Will Durant
    “Tolerance grows only when faith loses certainty; certainty is murderous.”
    Will Durant

  • #17
    Will Durant
    “When liberty exceeds intelligence, it begets chaos, which begets dictatorship.”
    Will Durant

  • #18
    Confucius
    “By three methods we may learn wisdom: First, by reflection, which is noblest; Second, by imitation, which is easiest; and third by experience, which is the bitterest.”
    Confucious

  • #19
    Confucius
    “Everything has beauty, but not everyone sees it.”
    Confucious

  • #20
    Confucius
    “He who knows all the answers has not been asked all the questions.”
    Confucius

  • #21
    Confucius
    “Life is really simple, but we insist on making it complicated.”
    Confucius

  • #22
    Confucius
    “If you make a mistake and do not correct it, this is called a mistake.”
    Confucius

  • #23
    Confucius
    “The funniest people are the saddest ones”
    Confucius

  • #24
    Confucius
    “Before you embark on a journey of revenge, dig two graves.”
    Confucius

  • #25
    Confucius
    “Study the past if you would define the future.”
    Confucius

  • #26
    Confucius
    “Respect yourself and others will respect you.”
    Confucius, Sayings of Confucius

  • #27
    Confucius
    “You cannot open a book without learning something.”
    Confucius

  • #28
    Confucius
    “Silence is a true friend who never betrays.”
    Confucius

  • #29
    Confucius
    “To be wronged is nothing, unless you continue to remember it.”
    Confucius

  • #30
    Confucius
    “The man who asks a question is a fool for a minute, the man who does not ask is a fool for life.”
    Confucius



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