Top 10 Quotes by Michael Lewis

Michael Lewis

The Germans made just about every bad investment you could have made. They invested in Icelandic banks. They invested in Greek government bonds. They were heavy into Irish banks, big into Irish banks, and they bought U.S. subprime mortgage bonds.

Michael Lewis
Here was a strange but true fact: The closer you were to the market, the harder it was to perceive its folly.
Michael Lewis

Baseball has so much history and tradition. You can respect it, or you can exploit it for profit, but it's still being made all over the place, all the time.

Michael Lewis
There's no point in arguing with partisan supporters. Their views are their identity. Nothing you can tell the most phlegmatic follower.
Michael Lewis

I thought instead of a good rule for survival on Wall Street: Never agree to anything proposed on someone else's boat or you'll regret in in the morning.

Michael Lewis
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.
Michael Lewis

If you’ve got a dozen pitchers, you need to speak 12 different languages.

Michael Lewis
Every form of strength is also a form of weakness,
Michael Lewis

We probably won't need a rate rise now until September,

Michael Lewis
Everything, in retrospect, is obvious. But if everything were obvious, authors of histories of financial folly would be rich . . .