Modesty is a vastly overrated virtue.
Quote by John Kenneth Galbraith
It is a far, far better thing to have a firm anchor in nonsense than...
The commencement speech is not, I think, a wholly satisfactory manifestation of our culture.
There are times in politics when you must be on the right side and lose.
Food - taken to support life Wine - taken to enrichen life Food and Wine...
It would be foolish to suggest that government is a good custodian of aesthetic goals....
The process by which banks create money is so simple that the mind is repelled.
There is an insistent tendency among serious social scientists to think of any institution which...
Nothing is so admirable in politics as a short memory.
The great dialectic in our time is not, as anciently and by some still supposed,...
Economics is extremely useful as a form of employment for economists.
There are few ironclad rules of diplomacy but to one there is no exception. When...
In economics, hope and faith coexist with great scientific pretension and also a deep desire...
We have escapist fiction, so why not escapist biography?
The enemy of the conventional wisdom is not ideas but the march of events.
We all agree that pessimism is a mark of superior intellect.
There is something wonderful in seeing a wrong-headed majority assailed by truth.
What is called a high standard of living consists, in considerable measure, in arrangements for...
The contented and economically comfortable have a very discriminating view of government. Nobody is ever...
I cannot undertake to lay my finger on that article of the Constitution which granted...
It cannot in the opinion of His Majesty's Government be classified as slavery in the...