Taleb’s Worthy Quotes

  • You cannot steal “a little bit” or murder “moderately” — just as you cannot keep kosher and eat “just a little bit” of pork on Sunday barbecues.
  • The Romans judged their political system by asking not whether it made sense but whether it worked.
  • Anything that smacks of competition destroys knowledge.
  • Men feel the good less intensely than the bad.

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