In the choice between changing one's mind and proving there's no need to do so, most people get busy on the proof.
John Galbraith (1908 -)
Contributed by: Sadhana
Under capitalism, man exploits man. Under communism, it's just the opposite.
Contributed by: Kaeru
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.
Contributed by: Zaady
Money differs from an automobile or mistress in being equally important to those who have it and those who do not.
Wealth is not without its advantages, and the case to the contrary, although it has often been made, has never proved widely persuasive.
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.
Source: Galbraith's law
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.
The conventional view serves to protect us from the painful job of thinking.
The only function of economic forecasting is to make astrology look respectable.
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