Malcolm Timothy Gladwell is a Canadian journalist, author, and public speaker. He has been a staff writer for The New Yorker since 1996. When he was 11, his father, a professor of mathematics and engineering, allowed him to wander around the offices at his university, which stoked the boy’s interest in reading. He introduced the concept of the “talent myth” that companies and organizations, supposedly, incorrectly follow. EliteColumn has handpicked best Malcolm Gladwell quotes from this famous speaker.
12 Inspirational Malcolm Gladwell Quotes
“Practice isn’t the thing you do once you’re good. It’s the thing you do that makes you good.” – Malcolm Gladwell
“The key to good decision making is not knowledge. It is understanding. We are swimming in the former. We are desperately lacking in the latter.” – Malcolm Gladwell
“We have, as human beings, a storytelling problem. We’re a bit too quick to come up with explanations for things we don’t really have an explanation for.” – Malcolm Gladwell
“Who we are cannot be separated from where we’re from.” – Malcolm Gladwell
“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.” – Malcolm Gladwell
“If you work hard enough and assert yourself, and use your mind and imagination, you can shape the world to your desires.” – Malcolm Gladwell
“No one who can rise before dawn three hundred sixty days a year fails to make his family rich.” – Malcolm Gladwell
“The tipping point is that magic moment when an idea, trend, or social behavior crosses a threshold, tips, and spreads like wildfire.” – Malcolm Gladwell
“It’s not how much money we make that ultimately makes us happy between nine and five. It’s whether or not our work fulfills us. Being a teacher is meaningful.” – Malcolm Gladwell
“Once a musician has enough ability to get into a top music school, the thing that distinguishes one performer from another is how hard he or she works.” – Malcolm Gladwell
“Insight is not a lightbulb that goes off inside our heads. It is a flickering candle that can easily be snuffed out.” – Malcolm Gladwell
“Courage is what you earn when you’ve been through the tough times and you discover they aren’t so tough after all.” – Malcolm Gladwell
Thanks for checking out the best Malcolmn Gladwell quotes. Feel free to share the quotes with your friends. Leave a comment below and which are your favorite Malcolm Gladwell quotes ?