Quotes from Shane Parrish, George Matthew Adams, Erma Bombeck, LL Cool J, Alexis de Tocqueville.

“You have to be willing to look like an idiot in the short run to outperform in the long run.”

Shane Parrish


“The birth of the baby Jesus stands as the most significant event in all history.”

George Matthew Adams


“You’ve got to stay focused without being boring – because all work and no play makes Jack a dull boy. Skinny.”

LL Cool J


“The greatness of America lies not in being more enlightened than any other nation.”

Alexis de Tocqueville