Daniel Kahneman Quotes

Who is Daniel Kahneman?

Israeli-American psychologist known for his book Thinking Fast and Slow.

Born March 05, 1934

Books by Daniel Kahneman


Best 15 Quotes by Daniel Kahneman

"Thinking, Fast and Slow" Quotes

“A reliable way to make people believe in falsehoods is frequent repetition, because familiarity is not easily distinguished from truth. Authoritarian institutions and marketers have always known this fact.”

Daniel Kahneman
Thinking, Fast and Slow

“As cognitive scientists have emphasized in recent years, cognition is embodied; you think with your body, not only with your brain.”

Daniel Kahneman
Thinking, Fast and Slow

“Because we tend to be nice to other people when they please us and nasty when they do not, we are statistically punished for being nice and rewarded for being nasty.”

Daniel Kahneman
Thinking, Fast and Slow

“If you care about being thought credible and intelligent, do not use complex language where simpler language will do.”

Daniel Kahneman
Thinking, Fast and Slow

“It is easier to recognize other people’s mistakes than our own.”

Daniel Kahneman
Thinking, Fast and Slow

“Nothing in life is as important as you think it is while you are thinking about it.”

Daniel Kahneman
Thinking, Fast and Slow

“The easiest way to increase happiness is to control your use of time. Can you find more time to do the things you enjoy doing?”

Daniel Kahneman
Thinking, Fast and Slow

“The idea that the future is unpredictable is undermined every day by the ease with which the past is explained.”

Daniel Kahneman
Thinking, Fast and Slow

“The psychologist, Paul Rozin, an expert on disgust, observed that a single cockroach will completely wreck the appeal of a bowl of cherries, but a cherry will do nothing at all for a bowl of cockroaches.”

Daniel Kahneman
Thinking, Fast and Slow

“The world makes much less sense than you think. The coherence comes mostly from the way your mind works.”

Daniel Kahneman
Thinking, Fast and Slow

“There is evidence that people are more likely to be influenced by empty persuasive messages, such as commercials, when they are tired and depleted.”

Daniel Kahneman
Thinking, Fast and Slow

“To derive the most useful information from multiple sources of evidence, you should always try to make these sources independent of each other.”

Daniel Kahneman
Thinking, Fast and Slow

“When people believe a conclusion is true, they are also very likely to believe arguments that appear to support it, even when these arguments are unsound.”

Daniel Kahneman
Thinking, Fast and Slow

“You are more likely to learn something by finding surprises in your own behavior than by hearing surprising facts about people in general.”

Daniel Kahneman
Thinking, Fast and Slow

"Well-Being" Quotes

“Money does not buy you happiness, but lack of money certainly buys you misery.”

Daniel Kahneman
Well-Being