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.
John Galbraith (1908 -)
Contributed by: Zaady
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 conspicuously wealthy turn up urging the character-building value of privation for the poor.
It is easy to overlook the absence of appreciable advance in an industry. Inventions that are not made, like babies that are not born, are rarely missed.
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