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5 Philosophical Wisdoms From Nassim Taleb And His Renowned Book The Bed Of Procrustes

Here are 5 quotes from Nassim Taleb. Each quote comes from his book, The Bed Of Procrustes. The book is truly remarkable and these quotes will give you a sense of its brilliance. It's a must-read and you can purchase it below:
  1. “To bankrupt a fool, give him information.” - Nassim Taleb
  2. “True humility is when you can surprise yourself more than others; the rest is either shyness or good marketing.” - Nassim Taleb
  3. “I suspect the I.Q., SAT, and school grades are tests designed by nerds so they can get high scores in order to call each other intelligent.” - Nassim Taleb
  4. "To value a person, consider the difference between how impressive he or she was at the first encounter and the most recent one." - Nassim Taleb
  5. "The difference between magnificence and arrogance is in what one does when nobody is looking." - Nassim Taleb (The Book Of Procrustes Here)