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Letter "J" » John Kenneth Galbraith Quotes
«Faced with the choice between changing one's mind and proving there is no need to do so, almost everyone gets busy on the proof.»
«There is certainly no absolute standard of beauty. That precisely is what makes its pursuit so interesting.»
«All of the great leaders have had one characteristic in common: it was the willingness to confront unequivocally the major anxiety of their people in their time. This, and not much else, is the essence of leadership.»
«Meetings are indispensable when you don't want to do anything.»
«We all agree that pessimism is a mark of superior intellect.»
«The only function of economic forecasting is to make astrology look respectable.»
«The modern conservative is engaged in one of man's oldest exercises in moral philosophy; that is, the search for a superior moral justification for selfishness.»
«More die in the United States of too much food than of too little.»
«We are becoming the servants in thought, as in action, of the machine we have created to serve us»
«Economics is extremely useful as a form of employment for economists.»