"The Macau casinos have a wonderful business, it's taking in money from Chinese businessmen elsewhere who send it through junky companies to casinos to gamble. The growth continues and they have basically western managers and western accounting, so we trust the numbers a little bit more."
"Love all, trust a few, do wrong to none."James Chanos on William Shakespeare
"For every good reason there is to lie, there is a better reason to tell the truth."James Chanos on Bo Bennett
"The trust of the innocent is the liar's most useful tool."James Chanos on Stephen King
"Learning to trust is one of life's most difficult tasks."James Chanos on Isaac Watts
"Trust yourself. Create the kind of self that you will be happy to live with all your life. Make the most of yourself by fanning the tiny, inner sparks of possibility into flames of achievement."James Chanos on Golda Meir
"I've learned there's a big difference between a long-focused value investor and a good short-seller. That difference is psychological and I think it falls into the realm of behavioral finance."
"It's very difficult in the technology space when you have been leapfrogged to prosper again."