Failure of second-order thinking

Failure of second-order thinking

He tells you a secret and somehow expects you to keep it, when he just gave you evidence that he can't keep it himself.

The three most harmful addictions are heroin, carbohydrates, and a monthly salary.

I trust everyone except those who tell me they are trustworthy.

A mathematician starts with a problem and creates a solution; a consultant starts by offering a "solution" and creates a problem.

Mediocre men tend to be outraged by small insults but passive, subdued, and silent in front of very large ones.

Nassim Nicholas Taleb