War remains the decisive human failure.
Quote by John Kenneth Galbraith
John Kenneth Galbraith Quotes
It is a far, far better thing to have a firm anchor in nonsense than...
Meetings are indispensable when you don't want to do anything.
Nothing is so admirable in politics as a short memory.
Meetings are a great trap. Soon you find yourself trying to get agreement and then...
By all but the pathologically romantic, it is now recognized that this is not the...
More die in the United States of too much food than of too little.
We have escapist fiction, so why not escapist biography?
Wealth, in even the most improbable cases, manages to convey the aspect of intelligence.
Humor is richly rewarding to the person who employs it. It has some value in...
In economics, the majority is always wrong.
The process by which banks create money is so simple that the mind is repelled.
Faced with the choice between changing one's mind and proving that there is no need...
Where humor is concerned there are no standards - no one can say what is...
Wisdom itself is often an abstraction associated not with fact or reality but with the...
Liberalism is, I think, resurgent. One reason is that more and more people are so...
Politics is the art of choosing between the disastrous and the unpalatable.
In the United States, though power corrupts, the expectation of power paralyzes.
It is a commonplace of modern technology that problems have solutions before there is knowledge...
There comes a time when the mind takes a higher plane of knowledge but can...
My people are destroyed from lack of knowledge