Modesty is a vastly overrated virtue.
Quote by John Kenneth Galbraith
John Kenneth Galbraith Quotes
A person buying ordinary products in a supermarket is in touch with his deepest emotions.
Humor is richly rewarding to the person who employs it. It has some value in...
In economics, the majority is always wrong.
In the United States, though power corrupts, the expectation of power paralyzes.
War remains the decisive human failure.
The commencement speech is not, I think, a wholly satisfactory manifestation of our culture.
Politics is not the art of the possible. It consists in choosing between the disastrous...
Economics is extremely useful as a form of employment for economists.
Faced with the choice between changing one's mind and proving that there is no need...
Economics is a subject profoundly conducive to cliche, resonant with boredom. On few topics is...
There are few ironclad rules of diplomacy but to one there is no exception. When...
One can relish the varied idiocy of human action during a panic to the full,...
Few can believe that suffering, especially by others, is in vain. Anything that is disagreeable...
The process by which banks create money is so simple that the mind is repelled.
Meetings are indispensable when you don't want to do anything.
There is certainly no absolute standard of beauty. That precisely is what makes its pursuit...
If it is dangerous to suppose that government is always right, it will sooner or...
All of the great leaders have had one characteristic in common: it was the willingness...
A leader is one who knows the way, goes the way, and shows the way.
Education is the ability to listen to almost anything without losing your temper.