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...
War remains the decisive human failure.
Power is not something that can be assumed or discarded at will like underwear.
Liberalism is, I think, resurgent. One reason is that more and more people are so...
A person buying ordinary products in a supermarket is in touch with his deepest emotions.
There are few ironclad rules of diplomacy but to one there is no exception. When...
The commencement speech is not, I think, a wholly satisfactory manifestation of our culture.
In the United States, though power corrupts, the expectation of power paralyzes.
It is not necessary to advertise food to hungry people, fuel to cold people, or...
Nothing is so admirable in politics as a short memory.
People who are in a fortunate position always attribute virtue to what makes them so...
In economics, the majority is always wrong.
Wealth is not without its advantages and the case to the contrary, although it has...
We all agree that pessimism is a mark of superior intellect.
Few things are more tempting to a writer than to repeat, admiringly, what he has...
There is something wonderful in seeing a wrong-headed majority assailed by truth.
We can safely abandon the doctrine of the eighties, namely that the rich were not...
Economics is extremely useful as a form of employment for economists.
Economy is the method by which we prepare today to afford the improvements of tomorrow
The dramatic modernization of the Asian economies ranks alongside the Renaissance and the Industrial Revolution...
Ever occur to you why some of us can be this much concerned with animals...