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Michael Lewis

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What are the odds that people will make smart decisions about money if they don’t need to make smart decisions—if they can get rich making dumb decisions?

— Michael Lewis


The men on the trading floor may not have been to school, but they have Ph.D.’s in man’s ignorance.

— Michael Lewis

#trading #men

That's what happens when you're thirty-seven years old: you do the things you always did but the result is somehow different.

— Michael Lewis

#baseball #moneyball #age

Baseball is a soap opera that lends itself to probabilistic thinking. [Dick Cramer]

— Michael Lewis

#sports #statistics #art

People in both fields operate with beliefs and biases. To the extent you can eliminate both and replace them with data, you gain a clear advantage.

— Michael Lewis


Baseball has so much history and tradition. You can respect it, or you can exploit it for profit, but it's still being made all over the place, all the time.

— Michael Lewis

#sports #art

foodstuffs absolved of the obligation to provide vitamins and minerals cavorted with reckless abandon.

— Michael Lewis

#fatty #food #junk-food #nutrition #food

If you’ve got a dozen pitchers, you need to speak 12 different languages.

— Michael Lewis

#individuality #motivation #art

Jules Tygiel’s Past Time: Baseball As History

— Michael Lewis


The author refers to a player's affected nonchalance and comments he is, "too young to realize you are what you pretend to be.

— Michael Lewis

#mentality #vision #art

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Michael Lewis (2011). Lewis worked for Conde Nast Portfolio but in February 2009 left to join Vanity Fair where he became a contributing editor.

Michael Monroe Lewis (born October 15 1960) is an American non-fiction author and financial journalist. His bestselling books include The Big Short: Inside the Doomsday Machine Liar's Poker The New New Thing Moneyball: The Art of Winning an Unfair Game The Blind Side: Evolution of a Game Panic Home Game: An Accidental Guide to Fatherhood and Boomerang.

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