Malcolm Gladwell Quotes


11 Malcolm Gladwell quotes:



"That fundamentally undermines your ability to access the best part of your instincts. So my advice to those people would be stop thinking and introspecting so much and do a little more acting."
Author: Gladwell Quotes Category: Ability Quotes
"We don't know where our first impressions come from or precisely what they mean, so we don't always appreciate their fragility."
"An aggressive drug-testing program would cut down on certain abuses, but its never going to catch everyone - or even close to everyone."
"The best example of how impossible it will be for Major League Baseball to crack down on steroids is the fact that baseball and the media are still talking about the problem as "steroids."
"What do we tell our children? Haste makes waste. Look before you leap. Stop and think. Don't judge a book by its cover. We believe that we are always better off gathering as much information as possible and spending as much time as possible in deliberation."
"Instinct is the gift of experience. The first question you have to ask yourself is, 'On what basis am I making a judgment?' ... If you have no experience, then your instincts aren't any good."
"For every romantic possiblity, no matter how robust, there exists at least one equal and opposite sentence, phrase, or word capable of extinguishing it."
Author: Gladwell Quotes Category: Sad Love Quotes Break Up Quotes
"Those with health insurance are overinsured and their behavior is distorted by moral hazard. Those without health insurance use their own money to make decisions based on an assessment of their needs. The insured are wasteful. The uninsured are prudent. So what's the solution? Make the insured a little more like the uninsured."
Author: Gladwell Quotes Category: Behavior Quotes
"I hope I have encouraged people in business to expand the way they make sense of human behavior."
Author: Gladwell Quotes Category: Behavior Quotes
"A country that displays an almost ruthless commitment to efficiency and performance in every aspect of its economy—a country that switched to Japanese cars the moment they were more reliable, and to Chinese T-shirts the moment they were five cents cheaper—has loyally stuck with a health-care system that leaves its citizenry pulling out their teeth with pliers,"
"What do we tell our children? ... Haste makes waste. Look before you leap. Stop and think. Don't judge a book by its cover. We believe that we are always better off gathering as much information as possible and spending as much time as possible in deliberation."
Author: Gladwell Quotes Category: Children Quotes



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