John Galbraith

1908 -

A Quote by John Kenneth Galbraith on wealth

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Wealth is not without its advantages, and the case to the contrary, although it has often been made, has never proved widely persuasive.

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A Quote by John Kenneth Galbraith on choice, mind, needs, and proof

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.

John Galbraith (1908 -)

Source: Galbraith's law

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A Quote by John Kenneth Galbraith on conservatism, exercise, philosophy, selfishness, and superiority

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.

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A Quote by John Kenneth Galbraith on conventionality, jobs, pain, and thinking

The conventional view serves to protect us from the painful job of thinking.

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A Quote by John Kenneth Galbraith on astrology and economics

The only function of economic forecasting is to make astrology look respectable.

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A Quote by John Kenneth Galbraith on kindness

You will find that the State is the kind of organization which, though it does big things badly, does small things badly, too.

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A Quote by John Kenneth Galbraith on people

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When people are the least sure, they are often the most dogmatic.

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A Quote by John Kenneth Galbraith on meetings

Meetings are indispensable when you don't want to do anything.

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A Quote by John Kenneth Galbraith on modesty and virtue

Modesty is a vastly overrated virtue.

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A Quote by John Kenneth Galbraith on economics and majorities

In economics, the majority is always wrong.

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