Money differs from an automobile or mistress in being equally important to those who have it and those who do not.
Quote by John Kenneth Galbraith
Politics is the art of choosing between the disastrous and the unpalatable.
Power is not something that can be assumed or discarded at will like underwear.
Commencement oratory must eschew anything that smacks of partisan politics, political preference, sex, religion or...
In economics, the majority is always wrong.
Modesty is a vastly overrated virtue.
The Metropolis should have been aborted long before it became New York, London or Tokyo.
You will find that the State is the kind of organization which, though it does...
In the choice between changing ones mind and proving there's no need to do so,...
There is an insistent tendency among serious social scientists to think of any institution which...
Few things are more tempting to a writer than to repeat, admiringly, what he has...
We can safely abandon the doctrine of the eighties, namely that the rich were not...
All successful revolutions are the kicking in of a rotten door.
Economics is extremely useful as a form of employment for economists.
Wealth is not without its advantages and the case to the contrary, although it has...
The only function of economic forecasting is to make astrology look respectable.
What is called a high standard of living consists, in considerable measure, in arrangements for...
There are few ironclad rules of diplomacy but to one there is no exception. When...
Nothing is so admirable in politics as a short memory.
Talkers are usually more articulate than doers, since talk is their specialty.
The choice in politics isn't usually between black and white. It's between two horrible shades...