Quotes by Sylvia Nasar

"I've made the most important discovery of my life. It's only in the mysterious equation of love that any logic or reasons can be found."
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"You are all my reasons."
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"A profile, a look, a voice, can capture a heart in no time at all."
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"Hey Nash! You scared?'
'Terrified,mortified,petrified...stupefied by you!"
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"RAND scientists tried to tell their wives that the decision whether to buy or not to buy a washing machine was an 'optimization problem'."
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Books by Sylvia Nasar

  • A Beautiful Mind
  • 126,679 ratings
  • February 4th 2002 by Faber Faber

    (first published June 12th 1998)

  • The Essential John Nash
  • 108 ratings
  • March 18th 2007 by Princeton University Press

    (first published November 19th 2001)

Sylvia Nasar
  • Sylvia Nasar

  • Date of birth: August 17, 1947
  • Born: in Rosenheim, Germany.

  • Description: Sylvia Nasar was born to a German mother and Uzbek father. Her family immigrated to the United States in 1951, then moved to Ankara, Turkey in 1960. She graduated from Antioch College in 1970, and earned a masters' degree in economics at New York University in 1976. For four years, she did research with Nobel Laureate Wassily Leontief. She is currently the Knight Chair in Business Journalism at Columbia University. Her husband is economist Darryl McLeod. They have three children and live in Tarrytown, New York.

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