Wealth is not without its advantages, and the case to the contrary, although it has often been made, has never proved widely persuasive.
John Galbraith (1908 -)
Contributed by: Zaady
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.
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.
In economics, the majority is always wrong.
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