Michael Lewis quotes

Who the heck is Michael Lewis?

Financial journalist and non-fiction author Michael Lewis is known for Moneyball and The Big Short. Two books that were made into great movies.

Michael Lewis quotes

“Everywhere you turn you see people sacrifice their long-term interests for a short-term reward.”

Michael Lewis Boomerang

“That was the reason the casino bothered to list the wheel’s most recent spins: to help gamblers to delude themselves.”

Michael Lewis The Big Short

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

Michael Lewis Liar's Poker

“The pleasure of rooting for Goliath is that you can expect to win. The pleasure of rooting for David is that, while you don’t know what to expect, you stand at least a chance of being inspired.”

Michael Lewis Moneyball

“Those who know don't tell and those who tell don't know.”

Michael Lewis Liar's Poker