Pharmaceutical companies are better at inventing diseases that match existing drugs, rather than inventing drugs to match existing diseases.
– To understand the liberating effect of asceticism, consider that losing all your fortune is much less painful than losing only half of it. – To bankrupt a fool, give him information. – Academia is to knowledge what prostitution is to love; close enough on the surface but, to the nonsucker, not exactly the same thing.* – In science you need to understand the world; in business you need others to misunderstand it. – I suspect that they put Socrates to death because there is something terribly unattractive, alienating,
If you know, in the morning, what your day looks like with any precision, you are a little bit dead—the more precision, the more dead you are.