“We’re seeing an increased number of severe illnesses and deaths in people between the ages of 25 and 50…and the risk factor appears to be obesity.” —Michael Osterholm
“One of the things that hobbies do . . . and a little bit of order and structure in our lives do, is they kind of just protect us from just reacting and reacting and reacting all the time.” — Ryan Holiday
“This has been a period of time unlike any other in our lifetimes. . . there’s really no analogy.” — Sam Harris
“If we have large numbers of healthcare workers sickened by the virus and in ICUs, it’s ‘lights out’ and our whole healthcare system collapses.” —Peter Hotez, M.D., Ph.D.
“The next two weeks will be the critical period where we may start to see this reach a peak.” —Peter Hotez, M.D., Ph.D.
“Sometimes the things you can do to cause the most rapid appearance of short-term progress can undermine long-term development.” — David Epstein
“It’s probably equivalent to doing a pretty intense CrossFit circuit for two hours with a maximum of five or 10-second breaks around it, while someone else is doing CrossFit trying to push you out of the way off your equipment, and someone’s in your ear asking you to solve math equations, and there’s 300 million people watching.” — Luke Bennett
“If we were eating what the government actually funded in agricultural supports, we’d be having a giant corn fritter, deep fried in soybean oil. And it’s like, that’s not exactly what we should be eating.” —Mark Hyman