There are times in politics when you must be on the right side and lose.
Quote by John Kenneth Galbraith
We all agree that pessimism is a mark of superior intellect.
We can safely abandon the doctrine of the eighties, namely that the rich were not...
Wealth is not without its advantages and the case to the contrary, although it has...
Inflation does not lubricate trade but by rescuing traders from their errors of optimism or...
The commencement speech is not, I think, a wholly satisfactory manifestation of our culture.
Politics is the art of choosing between the disastrous and the unpalatable.
There's a certain part of the contented majority who love anybody who is worth a...
Power is not something that can be assumed or discarded at will like underwear.
Meetings are a great trap. Soon you find yourself trying to get agreement and then...
Nothing is so admirable in politics as a short memory.
The conspicuously wealthy turn up urging the character building values of the privation of the...
The only function of economic forecasting is to make astrology look respectable.
Economics is extremely useful as a form of employment for economists.
Commencement oratory must eschew anything that smacks of partisan politics, political preference, sex, religion or...
If all else fails, immortality can always be assured by spectacular error.
It is a far, far better thing to have a firm anchor in nonsense than...
Wealth, in even the most improbable cases, manages to convey the aspect of intelligence.
The salary of the chief executive of a large corporation is not a market award...
Much literary criticism comes from people for whom extreme specialization is a cover for either...
Meetings are indispensable when you don't want to do anything.