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What They Said

A collection of interesting things people said. Because you can see a lot just by listening.

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Philip Tetlock

People need to think a little more carefully when they make appraisals of confidence.

Nassim Nicholas Taleb

What is antifragile will have more upside than downside.

Barbara Oakley

If you study, then sleep, you actually wake up smarter.

Gordon Livingston

To be happy you need something to do, someone to love, & something to look forward to.

Omar Zenhom

No matter how good we become, we should always want to be better.

William Ury

Because once you take responsibility, you can change.

Merlinn Mann

It's hard to know, what you'll need to know, in order to know, what you'll need to know.

Kevin Kelly

Success is being the most you that you could possibly be.

Derek Sivers

The people you meet are going to be the ones that lift you up to success.

Maria Popova

Our biggest fear, as humans, is that we don't matter.

Clayton Christensen

I think a lot of times what we say we cannot do is actually something that we can do.

Stanley Hainsworth

Great companies read your soul and give you something you don't even know you need.

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