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15 Famous Quotes by John Kenneth Galbraith
10/15/1908 - 4/29/2006
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Mark Epernay     John Kenneth "Ken" Galbraith     Ken Galbraith
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The process by which banks create money is so simple that the mind is repelled.

Bankers and banks Quotes, by John Kenneth Galbraith

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The total alteration in underlying circumstances has not been squarely faced, As a result, we are guided, in part, by ideas that are relevant to another world. ... We do many things that are unnecessary, some that are unwise, and a few that are insane.

Economy Quotes, by John Kenneth Galbraith

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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.

Politics / government Quotes, by John Kenneth Galbraith

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If we were not in Vietnam, all that part of the world would be enjoying the obscurity it so richly deserves.

Vietnam Quotes, by John Kenneth Galbraith

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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.

Justification Quotes, by John Kenneth Galbraith

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In economics, the majority is always wrong.

Majority Quotes, by John Kenneth Galbraith

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Meetings are indispensable when you don't want to do anything.

Meetings Quotes, by John Kenneth Galbraith

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Modesty is a vastly overrated virtue.

Modesty Quotes, by John Kenneth Galbraith

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Modesty is a vastly overrated virtue.

Virtue Quotes, by John Kenneth Galbraith

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Under capitalism, man exploits man. Under communism, it's just the opposite.

Exploitation Quotes, by John Kenneth Galbraith

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If all else fails, immortality can always be assured by spectacular error.

Immortality Quotes, by John Kenneth Galbraith

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There's a certain part of the contented majority who love anybody who is worth a billion dollars.

Tycoon Quotes, by John Kenneth Galbraith

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In economics, the majority is always wrong.

Validity Quotes, by John Kenneth Galbraith

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One of the greatest pieces of economic wisdom is to know what you do not know.

Advice / experience / wisdom Quotes, by John Kenneth Galbraith

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Economics is extremely useful as a form of employment for economists.

Government Quotes, by John Kenneth Galbraith

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