Infrequent “Quote of the Day” #12
March 6, 2007
“There is not any memory with less satisfaction than the memory of some temptation resisted”
James Branch Cabell
- James Branch Cabell at Wikipedia (wikipedia.org)
- “Repenting Hyperopia: An Analysis of Self-Control Regrets” by Ran Kivetz & Anat Keinan (columbia.edu)
PDF format document, 36 pages.
“This article proposes that supposedly farsighted (“hyperopic”) choices of virtue over vice evoke increasing regret over time.”