On Life – Steve Jobs
On Science – Richard Feynman
On Doubt and Uncertainty – Richard Feynman
On Learning – Charlie Munger
The game of life is the game of everlasting learning. At least it is if you want to win.
On Reading – Warren Buffett
Warren Buffett says
I just sit in my office and read all day.”. When asked how to get smarter, Buffett once held up stacks of paper and said “read 500 pages like this every day. That’s how knowledge builds up, like compound interest.
Todd Combs took his advice and
Now works for the legendary investor. He took Buffett’s advice seriously and started keeping track of what he read and how many pages he was reading.
Remember what Mark Twain said
A person who won’t read has no advantage over one who can’t read.
On Writing – James Mangan (You Can Do Anything)
To know it — write it! If you’re writing to explain, you’re explaining it to yourself! If you’re writing to inspire, you’re inspiring yourself! If you’re writing to record, you’re recording it on your own memory. How often you have written something down in order to be sure you would have a record of it, only to find that you never needed the written record because you had learned it by heart!