Best Quotes & Tweets on History

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Personal beliefs: 1. The world is extremely inefficient. There is low-hanging fruit everywhere. 2. People don’t learn from history. Study the greats. Find simple lessons. Copy the best stuff. 3. When in doubt, don’t blame individual people. Blame the incentives of the system.

David Perell

David Perell

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History is filled with moments where science said something was impossible but people did it anyways. My favorite example: Airplanes flew before scientists had a working theory for “heavier than air” flight — when people thought it was impossible.

David Perell

David Perell

@david_perell

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History doesn’t repeat itself but human behavior always does

David Perell

David Perell

@david_perell