A Quote by Nassim Nicholas Taleb on work, luck, and serendipity
Hard work will get you a professorship or a BMW. You need both work and luck for a Booker, a Nobel or a private jet.
Source: Nassim Nicholas Taleb: the prophet of boom and doom: http://business.timesonline.co.uk/tol/business/economics/article4022091.ece
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