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    • jbuchana1 year ago

      Several snippets that I liked:

      A wise man sees as much as he ought, not as much as he can.

      we unfailingly overestimate how much influence presidents have over the economy and stock market.

      Read enough books, and it becomes apparent that many books didn't need to be books. They could have been articles, even short articles.

    • deephdave
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      1 year ago

      Read enough books, and it becomes apparent that many books didn't need to be books. They could have been articles, even short articles. The economics of the book industry requires length, but most long-form writing has a simple 200-word idea struggling to come out. Joe Wiesenthal of Bloomberg once said, "Every book should be an article, every article should be a tweet, every tweet should be a retweet."