I can’t understand why people are frightened of new ideas. I’m frightened of the old ones.
Political language is designed to make lies sound truthful and murder respectable, and to give an appearance of solidity to pure wind.
The most valuable skill of a successful entrepreneur … isn’t “vision” or “passion” or a steadfast insistence on destroying every barrier between yourself and some prize you’re obsessed with. Rather, it’s the ability to adopt an unconventional approach to learning: an improvisational flexibility not merely about which route to take towards some predetermined objective, but also a willingness to change the destination itself. This is a flexibility that might be squelched by rigid focus on any one goal.