Top 10 Quotes by Michael Lewis

Michael Lewis

The longer-term the option, the sillier the results generated by the Black-Scholes option pricing model, and the greater the opportunity for people who didn't use it.

Michael Lewis
If you like crafty stuff they are going to open the market for crafty people. When Jaime Moyer of the Seattle Mariners pitches, I love watching him. In a way it is a much more interesting game than watching Randy Johnson pitch. You are not only watching a game you are watching a thought process.
Michael Lewis

What we've seen since the beginning of January is that the futures market is increasing the possibility of an oil price spike before the end of the year.

Michael Lewis
I'm at a loss for words.
Michael Lewis

Like Adam, formed from clay, children are formed from the biological material of which they are made or by the hands of their parents.

Michael Lewis
Every form of strength is also a form of weakness,†he once wrote. “Pretty girls tend to become insufferable because, being pretty, their faults are too much tolerated. Possessions entrap men, and wealth paralyzes them. I learned to write because I am one of those people who somehow cannot manage the common communications of smiles and gestures, but must use words to get across things that other people would never need to say.
Michael Lewis

Wall Street is not being made a scapegoat for this crisis: they really did this.

Michael Lewis
If you had to point to one thing that made it less likely that the Red Sox would win the World Series, I would say it was those people that go to Fenway Park to watch the games. And then the media around it.
Michael Lewis

It's not easy to focus. We just have to do our jobs. It's hard to separate the two during practice. Once it's over I'll try to find out what's going on at home.

Michael Lewis
Warren Buffett is fond of saying that any player unaware of the fool in the market probably is the fool in the market.