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Genres :Non-Fiction , Science , Economics
Published By : Little, Brown and Company
Published On : Nov 18, 2008
ISBN : 0316017922 (ISBN13: 9780316017923)
Format :Hardcover
Language :English
No. of pages : 309
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    “Practice isn't the thing you do once you're good. It's the thing you do that makes you good.”
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    “Who we are cannot be separated from where we're from.”
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    “Those three things - autonomy, complexity, and a connection between effort and reward - are, most people will agree, the three qualities that work has to have if it is to be satisfying.”
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    “It is those who are successful, in other words, who are most likely to be given the kinds of special opportunities that lead to further success. It’s the rich who get the biggest tax breaks. It’s the best students who get the best teaching and most attention. And it’s the biggest nine- and ten-year-olds who get the most coaching and practice. Success is the result of what sociologists like to call accumulative advantage.”
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    “...If you work hard enough and assert yourself, and use your mind and imagination, you can shape the world to your desires. (151)”
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