"I enjoy writing but I much prefer the experience of having written."
"Life can only be understood backwards but it must be lived forwards."Fareed Zakaria on Soren Kierkegaard
"The only source of knowledge is experience."Fareed Zakaria on Albert Einstein
"Experience: that most brutal of teachers. But you learn, my God do you learn."Fareed Zakaria on C. S. Lewis
"Experience is simply the name we give our mistakes."Fareed Zakaria on Oscar Wilde
"A man who carries a cat by the tail learns something he can learn in no other way."Fareed Zakaria on Mark Twain
"Americans have so far put up with inequality because they felt they could change their status. They didn't mind others being rich, as long as they had a path to move up as well. The American Dream is all about social mobility in a sense - the idea that anyone can make it."
"The technological revolution at home makes it much easier for computers to do our work."
"America's growth historically has been fueled mostly by investment, education, productivity, innovation and immigration. The one thing that doesn't seem to have anything to do with America's growth rate is a brutal work schedule."
"Having your fiscal house in order and having a more manageable macro-economic future is going to be very useful in creating growth."
"In a very weak economy, when you say 'cut government spending,' what you mean is you're laying off school teachers and you're de-funding various programs that put money into the economy. This means you have more unemployed people that then draw unemployment benefits and don't pay taxes."