The conventional view serves to protect us from the painful job of thinking.
Quote by John Kenneth Galbraith
Humor is richly rewarding to the person who employs it. It has some value in...
The salary of the chief executive of a large corporation is not a market award...
Total physical and mental inertia are highly agreeable, much more so than we allow ourselves...
Nothing is so admirable in politics as a short memory.
There is something wonderful in seeing a wrong-headed majority assailed by truth.
The Metropolis should have been aborted long before it became New York, London or Tokyo.
In economics, hope and faith coexist with great scientific pretension and also a deep desire...
We all agree that pessimism is a mark of superior intellect.
Of all classes the rich are the most noticed and the least studied.
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.
There are few ironclad rules of diplomacy but to one there is no exception. When...
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.
Faced with the choice between changing one's mind and proving that there is no need...
We can safely abandon the doctrine of the eighties, namely that the rich were not...
One can relish the varied idiocy of human action during a panic to the full,...
Few people at the beginning of the nineteenth century needed an adman to tell them...
You can tell the ideals of a nation by its advertisements.
The force of the advertising word and image dwarfs the power of other literature in...