Quotes by Michael Lewis

"Those who know don't tell and those who tell don't know."

"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."

"The men on the trading floor may not have been to school, but they have Ph.D.’s in man’s ignorance."

"Managers tend to pick a strategy that is the least likely to fail, rather then to pick a strategy that is most efficient," Said Palmer. " The pain of looking bad is worse than the gain of making the best move."

"What are the odds that people will make smart decisions about money if they don't need to make smart decisions--if they can get rich making dumb decisions? The incentives on Wall Street were all wrong; they're still all wrong."

Books by Michael Lewis

  • The Blind Side
  • 88,170 ratings
  • September 17th 2007 by W. W. Norton & Company

    (first published September 17th 2006)

  • Liar's Poker
  • 85,759 ratings
  • March 15th 2010 by W. W. Norton Company

    (first published 1989)

Michael   Lewis
  • Michael Lewis

  • Date of birth: October 15, 1960
  • Born: in New Orleans, Louisiana, The United States.

  • Description: Michael Lewis, the best-selling author of Liar’s Poker, The Money Culture, The New New Thing, Moneyball, The Blind Side, Panic, Home Game, The Big Short, and Boomerang, among other works, lives in Berkeley, California, with his wife and three children.