Tag Archives: quotes

Quotes – Hard work

When a man tells you that he got rich through hard work, ask him: “Whose?”

~Don Marquis

Quotes – The Nature of Genius (#quotes, #mises, #genius)

A genius is always a teacher, never a pupil; he is always self-made.

~Ludwig von Mises, “Bureaucracy”

Quotes – Machiavelli On The Risks To Innovators (#innovation)

And it ought to be remembered that there is nothing more difficult to take in hand, more perilous to conduct, or more uncertain in its success, than to take the lead in the introduction of a new order of things. Because the innovator has for enemies all those who have done well under the old conditions, and lukewarm defenders in those who may do well under the new.

~Machiavelli

Quotes – Anti-Fraud Ethics (@nntaleb, #ethics, #fraud)

If you see fraud and don’t shout fraud, you are a fraud.

~Nassim N. Taleb, “Ethics

Quotes – Configuration & Rearrangement (#philosophy, #physics)

All unhappiness is configuration, all happiness is rearrangement. Your life lacks nothing, the universe contains within it everything, you need only order it as you like.

~Anonymous