Michael Lewis Quotes

Who the Hell 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.

Born October 15, 1960

Best Quotes by Michael Lewis

"Boomerang" Quotes

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

Michael Lewis
Boomerang

"Liar's Poker" Quotes

“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

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

Michael Lewis
Liar's Poker

"Moneyball" Quotes

“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

"The Big Short" Quotes

“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