The conventional view serves to protect us from the painful job of thinking.
John Galbraith (1908 -)
Contributed by: Zaady
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 conspicuously wealthy turn up urging the character-building value of privation for the poor.
In any great organization it is far, far safer to be wrong with the majority than to be right alone.
Politics is not the art of the posssible. It consists in choosing between the disastrous and the unpalatable.
Source: Ambassador's Journal
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