"There's definitely evidence that capitalism at its most ruthless rewards psychopathic behavior. When you look at the worst corners of the American health insurance industry or the sub-prime banking market, it really feels like the more psychopathically someone behaves, the more it's rewarded."
"To keep the body in good health is a duty... otherwise we shall not be able to keep our mind strong and clear."Jon Ronson on Buddha
"The wish for healing has always been half of health."Jon Ronson on Lucius Annaeus Seneca
"A healthy attitude is contagious but don't wait to catch it from others. Be a carrier."Jon Ronson on Tom Stoppard
"Everybody needs beauty as well as bread, places to play in and pray in, where nature may heal and give strength to body and soul."Jon Ronson on John Muir
"'Tis healthy to be sick sometimes."Jon Ronson on Henry David Thoreau
"Success is always less funny than failure."
"We have to understand how the extremists got the way they are. Without that kind of understanding, we'd never really get to know them. I put in nothing about their childhoods. But what I have put in is stuff about the weird symbiotic relationship between us and them."