John Maynard

1883 - 1946

A Quote by John Maynard, Baron Keynes of Tilton on profit

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The engine which drives Enterprise is not Thrift, but Profit.

John Maynard (1883 - 1946)

Source: A Treatise on Money, 1930

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A Quote by John Maynard, Baron Keynes of Tilton

It is better to be roughly right than precisely wrong.

John Maynard (1883 - 1946)

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A Quote by John Maynard, Baron Keynes of Tilton on words

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Words ought to be a little wild for they are the assault of thoughts on the unthinking.

John Maynard (1883 - 1946)

Source: the New Statesman and Nation, July 15, 1933

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A Quote by John Maynard, Baron Keynes of Tilton on reward and taxes

The avoidance of taxes is the only intellectual pursuit that carries any reward.

John Maynard (1883 - 1946)

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A Quote by John Maynard, Baron Keynes of Tilton on exercise, history, influence, men, and socialism

Marxian Socialism must always remain a portent to the historians of opinion - how a doctrine so illogical and so dull can have exercised so powerful and enduring an influence over the minds of men, and, through them, the events of history.

John Maynard (1883 - 1946)

Source: The End of Laissez-Faire, 1925

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A Quote by John Maynard, Baron Keynes of Tilton on bankers and problems

If you owe your bank a hundred pounds, you have a problem, but if you owe a million, it has.

John Maynard (1883 - 1946)

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