John Galbraith

1908 -

A Quote by John Kenneth Galbraith on mind, choice, and change

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 -)

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A Quote by John Kenneth Galbraith

Under capitalism, man exploits man. Under communism, it's just the opposite.

John Galbraith (1908 -)

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A Quote by John Kenneth Galbraith

Under capitalism, man exploits man. Under communism, it's just the opposite.

John Galbraith (1908 -)

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A Quote by John Kenneth Galbraith on anxiety, leadership, people, and time

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.

John Galbraith (1908 -)

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A Quote by John Kenneth Galbraith on automobiles and money

Money differs from an automobile or mistress in being equally important to those who have it and those who do not.

John Galbraith (1908 -)

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A Quote by John Kenneth Galbraith on modesty and virtue

Modesty is a vastly overrated virtue.

John Galbraith (1908 -)

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A Quote by John Kenneth Galbraith on destruction, people, privilege, and risk

People of privilege will always risk their complete destruction rather than surrender any material part of their advantage.

John Galbraith (1908 -)

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A Quote by John Kenneth Galbraith on character and value

The conspicuously wealthy turn up urging the character-building value of privation for the poor.

John Galbraith (1908 -)

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A Quote by John Kenneth Galbraith on majorities

In any great organization it is far, far safer to be wrong with the majority than to be right alone.

John Galbraith (1908 -)

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A Quote by John Kenneth Galbraith on memory and politics

Nothing is so admirable in politics as a short memory.

John Galbraith (1908 -)

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