I’ve been collecting quotes for a long time, so the date in this post’s title is irrelevant. There is no order to these, except that when I add a new one, it is at the top of the list. It should go without saying that this post is full of memes, and will always be unfinished.
Talent is like the marksman who hits a target which others cannot reach; genius is like the marksman who hits a target … which others cannot even see.
When someone says something, don’t ask yourself if it is true. Ask what it might be true of.
The psychological present is said to be about three seconds long; that means that, you know, in a life there are about 600 million of them; in a month, there are about 600,000 – most of them don’t leave a trace.
How we spend our days is, of course, how we spend our lives.
Be sure and tell your friends this isn’t easy.
When so many deny the lessons of history it usually means they’re just about to learn them all over again.
Bull markets are born on pessimism, grown on scepticism, mature on optimism and die on euphoria.
Arguing that you don’t care about the right to privacy because you have nothing to hide is no different than saying you don’t care about free speech because you have nothing to say.
The hard part of standing on an exponential curve is: when you look backwards, it looks flat, and when you look forward, it looks vertical. And it’s very hard to calibrate how much you are moving because it always looks the same.
If I knew I was going to live this long, I would have taken better care of myself.