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
Contributed by: Zaady
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.
You will find that the State is the kind of organization which, though it does big things badly, does small things badly, too.
When people are the least sure, they are often the most dogmatic.
Meetings are indispensable when you don't want to do anything.
Modesty is a vastly overrated virtue.
People of privilege will always risk their complete destruction rather than surrender any material part of their advantage.
The ideas by which people . . . interpret their existence and in measure guide their behavior, were not forged in a world of wealth.
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