Consumer capitalism isn’t soulless, quite the contrary: it provides consumers with the option of outsourcing their souls.
You never find people endeavoring to convince you that you may live very happily upon a plentiful fortune.
Anyone who has not invested in his own recommendations has no skin in the game; and anyone who has is talking his book.
Capitalism is a daily exercise in getting what you want without knowing what you want.
It’s good luck to attribute one’s success to good luck.
Unable to reach the grapes, we conclude first that they are sour; and later, after meditating deeply, that sweetness is not worth having.
Whoever dies with the most likes wins.
The Two Laws of Pop Economics
1. What looks public-spirited is, in fact, greedy.
2. What looks greedy is, in fact, public-spirited.
Boilerplate, n. The section of a contract in which you waive all your rights in perpetuity.
An infallible sign of failure is the consumption of hortatory sermons on success.
It’s a lot less fun to pursue power, wealth, and status if you can’t use them to get women.