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24 famous quotes by Dan Ariely

24 famous quotes by Dan Ariely

Dan ariely

Dan ariely He is a professor of psychology and behavioral economics born in the United States and raised in Israel. He is a professor at Duke University and has founded the center of advanced retrospective.

Dan Ariely's famous phrases

Individuals are honest only to the extent that suits them (including their desire to please others).

When given the opportunity, many honest people end up cheating.

Disasters are generally a good reason to re-examine what we have done so far, what mistakes we have made and what we could improve.

We are pawns in a game whose forces we do not understand very much.

We all think that in the future we will be wonderful people. We will be patient, we will not postpone things, we will exercise, we will eat well ... The problem is that we never have to live in the future. We always live in the present.

Most people don't know what they want unless they see it in context.

Suppose we are nothing more than the sum of our first, naive, random behaviors. What are we then?

The question then is, if the only force that prevents us from carrying out bad actions is the fear of being seen by others ...

But because human beings tend to focus on short-term benefits and their own immediate needs, tragedies occur frequently.

Blessed is he who expects nothing, because he will never be disappointed.

People are sometimes willing to sacrifice the pleasure they get from a particular consumer experience, in order to project a certain image to others.

In modern democracy people are not beset by a lack of opportunities, but by a dizzying abundance of them.

There are many examples that show that people will work more for a cause than for cash.

After all, we are more than the sum of the parties (with some exceptions, of course).

That is a lesson we can all learn: the more we have, the more we want. And the only cure is to break the cycle of relativity.

The danger of not expecting anything is that, in the end, it could be all that you get.

… If I pay you a lot of money to see reality in a certain way, you will.

Wouldn't the economy make much more sense if it were based on how people behave, rather than how they should behave?

Money, as has been seen, is often the most expensive way to motivate people. Social norms are not only cheaper, but they are often more effective.

We are always looking at the things that surround us in relation to others.

Recognizing our shortcomings is a crucial first step on the road to making better decisions, creating better societies and setting better institutions.

Honesty, transparency, awareness and fair treatment should be fundamental corporate principles.

The translation of joy to the will to work seems to depend largely on the amount of meaning we can attribute to our own work.

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